Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Camera support, robotics, virtual sets, batteries
Telemetrics EP-PT-S2 and EP-PT-S2-2
Remotely controlled, motorized telescoping tripods are designed to add pedestal height control to the Telemetrics Robotic Pan/Tilt product line; available in two versions: 1-stage (EP-PT-S2) and 2-stage (EP-PT-S2-2) for additional height.
ROBOTIC STUDIO PEDESTAL
Shotoku Broadcast Systems TRP-100
Designed for all studio applications, including news, sports and current affairs; features 220lb payload and full manual override; supports advanced virtual studio tracking applications; allows full X, Y and height camera movement in conjunction with conventional pan and tilt motion.
CAMERA-MOUNTED FIBER-OPTIC TRANSCEIVER
Telecast Fiber Systems CopperHead INF
Designed for the Thomson Grass Valley Infinity camcorder; enables use of the Infinity as both a camcorder and an HD-SDI multicam production camera; fits between the Infinity and its battery, delivering bidirection HD-SDI, composite video, audio, intercom, genlock and camera control between the camera head and the remote base station over a single lightweight, battlefield-ready fiber-optic cable.
ROBOTIC AND MANUAL PEDESTAL
Vinten Radamec Fusion FP188
Recognizes new, compact L-shaped floor targets that offer more precise reference positioning across a wider range of floor finishes; features smoother on-shot transition sequencing and collision avoidance protection; 187lb (85kg) payload supports an expanded camera/prompter package, including the talent-facing vanity monitor often attached to the head during HD production.
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