Denver 8 TV Taps Telemetrics Control Systems
MAHWAH, N.J.: Denver 8 TV, a municipal station in the
Mile High City, is using Telemetrics gear for production of
events held at City Hall.
The Telemetrics PTZ heads are located in three different
meeting rooms in the Denver Civic Center; five in council chambers, three in
the council committee room and three in another meeting room. All PTZ heads are
controlled from two matching control rooms located in the basement of the Civic
Center’s historic City Hall. The remote camera positioning and legislative
software system is used for live coverage of the Denver City Council meetings, council
committee meetings, mayor/council meetings, clerk recorder meetings, independent
auditor’s meetings as well as other special meetings, press conferences and
presentations as needed.
The Telemetrics CPS-LG-S Legislative Control System features
customized touch screens of the council chambers and meeting rooms for easy and
accurate camera position for best-shot selection. The software can be used to
automate multiple cameras per room with audio, graphics and up to 6000 presets.
When a seat is activated (via the mouse, microphone or touch-screen), the
CPS-LGS-S recalls the preset shot associated with the seat as well as any
graphics (i.e. names) or video. A joystick control panel provides trim controls
for pan, tilt, zoom and focus, to adjust the camera’s position if the user
The CP-D-3A Control Panel features a three-axis joystick for
pan, tilt and zoom functions to adjust the camera’s position if the user moves
and speed select knobs to adjust sensitivity. The Telemetrics PT-CP-S2 Pan/Tilt
Head features variable operating speeds and shot convergence technology that
allow for programmable timed presets to start and stop all axes simultaneously.