The industry’s first 4K/60P PTZ camera with NDI and SRT facilitates high-quality live remote and studio production
NEWARK, N.J. – August 31, 2020 – Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America today announced availability of its AW-UE100 Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) camera to address the increasing demand to create streamlined productions that deliver high quality viewing experiences. The AW-UE100 is the industry’s first PTZ camera to support 4K/60p for high-bandwidth NDI and Secure Reliable Transport (SRT), which enables users to capture and stream high quality images and video over public internet securely and in real-time. Addressing the need for increased flexibility, the new AW-UE100 PTZ camera features an all new Direct Drive motor for much quieter and smoother movement with heightened response time to capture quality live remote and studio production in broadcast, staging, corporate, sports, higher education and house of worship applications.
To create immersive and engaging virtual broadcasts without the high costs associated with traditional cameras on the market, Panasonic is developing a plug-in for use with the AW-UE100 that integrates with the Unreal 3D Engine due to the FreeD positioning data outputted by the camera, to create an immersive VR or AR experiences.
“We’re excited to get the new AW-UE100 PTZ camera into the hands of our customers who are looking for production tools that allow for flexible working environments without sacrificing image quality,” said Panasonic’s Hamid James, product manager for remote production. “The UE100 is a totally new design in both its looks and engineering and has exceptional capabilities. The combination of the high performance camera with the Unreal plugin creates endless possibilities for immersive experiences via remote and studio production applications.”
The AW-UE100 offers a range of features to streamline production capabilities for users no matter what their professional video experience is or the shooting location and situation. To capture events of all sizes, the camera offers quality shooting capabilities, streaming workflows and high-magnification zoom and wide-angle shooting to ensure bright, clear visuals for immersive experiences of all kinds. Additional key benefits of the AW-UE100 PTZ camera include:
- Increased flexibility with support for a wide variety of IP transmission protocols, including high bandwidth NDI, high efficiency NDI|HX, and SRT.
- Low latency live video transmissions with high-bandwidth NDI for transmitting 4K/60p video at speeds of approximately 250 Mbps and for transmitting full HD video at approximately 100 Mbps, all over a single LAN cable.
- High quality visuals in all production environments with 24x optical zoom and a 74.1° horizontal viewing angle with iZoom that allows distant subjects to be captured clearly whether in tight spaces or lage venue halls. 4K 60p/50p shooting 12G-SDI output allows for smooth, high-quality images to be captured in situations of movement, such that would come with shooting live sports.
- Enhanced productions with no distractions with high-precision Direct Drive Motor to ensure a noise level of NC30 or less.
The AW-UE100 adds to Panasonic’s comprehensive line up of PTZ cameras, controllers and talent auto-tracking software solutions. These solutions enable remote and streaming productions to increase the quality and quantity of content while providing cost effective, production flexibility.
The AW-UE100 has a suggested list price of $8,350. To learn more about Panasonic’s AW-UE100 , visit the website here or contact Panasonic at 877-803-8492.
About Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America
Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America, a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, delivers game-changing technology solutions that deliver customized experiences to drive better outcomes—for our customers and our customers’ customers. Panasonic designs and manufactures reliable, flexible and dependable products and solutions to help create, capture and deliver information of all types, especially where, when and how it is needed. The complete suite of Panasonic professional solutions for government and commercial enterprises of all sizes addresses unified business communications, mobile computing, security and surveillance, retail point-of-sale, office productivity, audio and visual systems (projectors, displays & digital signage) and professional video production. To learn more and Panasonic’s business products and solutions visit: www.na.panasonic.com/us.
About Panasonic Corporation of North America
Newark, NJ-based Panasonic Corporation of North America is committed to creating a better life and a better world by enabling its business-to-business customers through innovations in Sustainable Energy, Immersive Entertainment, Integrated Supply Chains and Mobility Solutions. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. One of Interbrand’s Top 100 Best Global Brands of 2019, Panasonic is a leading technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. Learn more about Panasonic’s ideas and innovations at www.na.panasonic.com/us.
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