Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
30/04/2013

Camera Corps Extols Remote Cameras

News Image
Camera Corps has reported "increasing worldwide recognition of the creative potential" offered by remotely controlled camera systems.
Exhibiting at this year's NAB in Las Vegas, Camera Corps showcased a range of compact robotic cameras, including the latest additions to the Q-Ball family.
Developed for Camera Corps' own coverage of major sports and stage events, Q-Ball is weatherproof, robust and delivers stable and controllable video from any height.
It can also be mounted on a stage set within view of other cameras. The output can be matched with that from very high budget 1920 x 1080 studio cameras.
The new RF Q-Ball captures and transmits high definition video plus four audio channels as a wireless HD-SDI feed up to a mile from the control unit. Full control of pan, tilt, zoom and focus can be performed via an integral reverse wireless channel. The whole package is designed "to allow rapid installation, eliminating the need for intermediate cables," according to Camera Corps.
It can be operated under battery power for up to eight hours.
Camera Corps also demonstrated the compatibility of its Q-Ball product family with the recently-introduced Vinten Radamec CP4 robotic camera controller.
The CP4 can be configured for use with up to four heads and will store up to 40 preset shots. An optional upgrade extends the CP4's control capability to eight heads and 200 pre-set shots.
Camera control is via a three-axis manual joystick plus a focus wheel and zoom rocker switch. Relevant control parameters are accessible via a touchscreen graphic user interface.
Camera Corps' Q-Ball, Q-Ball Pre-Set and RF Q-Ball have integral 10-times zoom optical lens and smooth-accelerating pan/tilt motors.
Housed in a robust 120 millimetre (4.5 inch) diameter aluminium sphere, each camera head has a 2 megapixel CMOS sensor and is capable of operating in daylight or infra-red illumination.
Each camera delivers 1080i/720p high definition or 625/525 standard definition at 50 or 59.94 hertz refresh rates. The entire system is waterproofed for use in all weather. Antennas can optionally be coupled via extension cables.
Up to 96 Q-Ball and/or MiniZoom cameras can be remotely controlled from a single Camera Corps RCP or Joystick panel.
www.cameracorps.co.uk
(IT/CD)
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

15/02/2013
Camera Corps Demo Advances In Remote Camera Control
Camera Corps (a Vitec Group company) will demonstrate a major advance in remote camera control technology on its 2013 NAB Show booth, C6032. The new R
07/12/2010
Camera Corps To Exhibit Latest Compact Camera Control Systems At BVE 2011
Camera Corps will introduce Switchpad and Mini Joystick Control to be 2011 visitors at London's Earls Court, between February 15 and 17. They will be
03/08/2010
Camera Corps Introduces Multi Camera Keypad Control Unit
Camera Corps' new Multi Camera Keypad Control Unit increases from five to 96 the number of remote camera heads that can be operated via the company's
01/02/2008
Camera Corps Debuts CCU-5 Camera Control Unit At Broadcast Live & Video Forum
Camera Corps (exhibiting on the Polecam stand (C62)) is showing its new CCU-5 camera control unit which allows easy remote operation of many makes and
13/09/2013
Camera Corps Q-Ball Achieves Iconic Status
Camera Corps has reported a highly successful summer of sport both in its role as a broadcast production service provider and as manufacturer of robot
21/01/2008
Camera Corps Appoints Polecam As Worldwide Master Distributor
Camera Corps, one of Europe's leading specialists in remote camera control, has announced a distribution partnership with Polecam. The agreement assig
26/07/2017
Telemetrics Announce IBC2017 Showcase
Telemetrics has announced that it will display its latest systems and solutions — some for the first time in Europe — for proven ROI and increased pro
16/07/2013
Camera Corps Partners With NEP Visions
Camera Corps has announced news of its partnership this year with Pittsburgh-based outside broadcast production company NEP Visions. Camera Corps prov
13/02/2013
Camera Corps Bring SIMPLY SMPTE Camera To 2013 NAB Show
Camera Corps has chosen the 2013 NAB Show in Las Vegas for the introduction of its SIMPLY SMPTE compact remote camera link to American broadcasters an
15/01/2013
Camera Corps SIMPLY SMPTE Camera Makes BVE Debut
Camera Corps has selected BVE 2013 for the UK launch of its SIMPLY SMPTE compact remote camera link. Exhibiting on stand G16, Camera Corps will demons
14/10/2010
Camera Corps Speciality Camera Systems Capture The Action In Delhi
Working in partnership with SIS LIVE, Camera Corps has been providing the speciality camera systems for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. A wide r
28/09/2009
Camera Corps' Robotic Camera Scores At IBC
A leading provider of robotic camera technology for studio and location television production, Camera Corps, has reported a very positive response to
06/01/2012
New Q-Ball To Make UK Debut
UK-based camera system provider is set to debut its latest weatherproof remote controlled camera to a UK audience at the Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) in
23/12/2011
Q-Ball To Make UK Debut At BVE
A UK-based camera system provider is set to debut its latest weatherproof remote controlled camera to a UK audience at the Broadcast Video Expo (BVE)
15/12/2011
New Q-Ball To Make UK Debut
A UK-based camera system provider is set to debut its latest weatherproof remote controlled camera to a UK audience at the Broadcast Video Expo (BVE)