Broadcasters are warming to using robotics for remote camera operations, having seen crucial improvements in camera movement, better object and face tracking, new movement patterns and stronger overall automation. Above, a camera operator stands behind Ross Video’s remote panbar system, capturing the action on the field at a college baseball game.
Robotic pedestals for newsroom cameras are fast evolving, allowing for more creative shots, AR and VR integration and far greater operational efficiency. Next up: full autonomy. Above: The Telemetrics OmniGlide Roving Platform features an innovative new drive system that is completely automated and leverages advanced software and XY sensors to “learn” the environment it is operating in.
Vitec Group on Monday announced the retirement of Gary Rotondelli, director of technical sales for Vinten automation. Rotondelli’s career in the broadcast robotics and automation industry spans more than three decades, including 26 years with Vinten. “Gary has been a staple in our company for almost 30 years, and he has become the face and […]
Vendors say improved rendering and tracking systems will drive U.S. sales. In addition, many boast “trackless” technology, that reduces the cost and complexity of setting up and maintaining a virtual set. Above, a ChyronHego virtual set at WTLV Jacksonville, Fla.
Sachtler and Vinten, both Vitec Group brands, today introduce Flowtech — an all-new camera tripod technology with unique quick release brakes and easy adjust levers that, the companies say, enable camera operators to set up and begin using the tripod in an instant. Sachtler and Vinten will showcase Flowtech technology with the Flowtech 75 tripod, at […]
2011 IBC Show Preview Vinten, part of Vitec Group Stand 9.850 Vinten, a Vitec Group brand providing camera supports, is using IBC to showcase its range of supports for all types of camera and all media professionals. The Vision blue, which debuted at IBC last year, will be back. As well as the Vision blue, […]