Shotoku to Present Light-Touch and VR Camera Solutions

August 22, 2007
Shotoku Broadcast Systems will introduce lightweight and robust pan and tilt heads to accommodate a wide range of applications. Shotoku also will debut a multicamera, cue computer control system for robotic configurations.

The small TG-27 pan and tilt head can handle payload up to 7 kilograms (37.5 pounds), whether mounted upright or inverted. The pan and tilt head is VR capable and compatible with all Shotoku control systems, including the new Orchestra Camera Management Systems.

The Orchestra Camera Management System (CMS) cue computer control system provides advanced capabilities for controlling large scale, multicamera configurations. With minimal human intervention for rapid acquisition of shots and automatic camera selection, the full software solution integrates seamlessly with Shotoku control panels and adds support for intuitive user interfaces such as data tablets and live video touch screens.

Shotoku’s full VR line in IBC will include the SH120VR (lightweight manual VR heads); TP-64/66/80/90VR (VR studio pedestals); TU-03/TE-12/TE23 (VR studio pan and tilt heads); TK-59 (2.4m VR jib crane); TK-38/57/63 (up to 4.6m specialized VR cranes); TG-17/27/18/19VR (robotic VR pan and tilt heads); TI-11/12VR (robotic VR height drives; and Lens Encoders for all ENG VR lenses

Shotoku will be at Stand 11.728.

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