Panasonic to launch 4K 50P integrated PTZ camera at GITEX

Panasonic is set to unveil for the first time in Middle East its 4K 50p, HDR integrated PTZ camera. The AW-UE150, which will make its debut at the upcoming GITEX Technology Week on October 14 – 18, 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Center, reportedly provides images with a smooth and natural look thanks to its 50p sensor.

In addition to the AW-UE150, the Japanese manufacturer will also showcase at GITEX the  AW-RP150 Remote Camera Controller, as well as a line-up of professional integrated cameras with built-in Network Device Interface (NDI|HX) support: AW-HN130, AW-UN70, AW-HN40 and AW-HN38.

Commenting on the launch, Hiroaki Kotera, General Manager – Media Entertainment Business division, Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa (PMMAF), said: “The AW-UE150 is the premium model within Panasonic’s high-end PTZ camera range. Products. The enhancements made in its resolution, lensing and interfacing truly makes the AW-UE150 one-of-a-kind. Its 50p capture capabilities and wide shooting angle feature allow users perfect clarity shooting as well as a phenomenal video range, despite any installation space limitations you may encounter. We believe that the addition of the AW-UE150, the NDI-capable cameras, as well as intelligent switchers, will help business in the region deliver a top-notch experience to the market thereby driving business growth.”

The next-generation PTZ camera supports high-quality video production in stadium, lecture halls and other venues. Smooth and high-quality 4K 60p/50p, 20x optical zoom and 32x intelligent zoom (in HD mode), and a wide shooting angle of 75.1 degrees horizontally expand the range of the PTZ camera’s applications.

With the NDI interconnection of PTZ camera models AW-HN130, AW-UN70, AW-HN40 and AW-HN38, users can connect the cameras directly to an NDI network, with automatic detection by the NewTek TriCaster and NewTek’s IP Series of professional video switchers, as well as to seamlessly integrate with the hundreds of other NDI-capable products in the marketplace, enabled on millions of NDI-capable computer systems.

Featuring a large LCD screen for monitoring and menu settings, the AW-RP150 offers great usability and is single-hand operable with a joystick in addition to traditional two hand operation that manages all control operations. It adds an SDI input to the LCD panel for control monitoring, and is capable of supporting up to 200 cameras in 20 groups.