PTZOptics Cameras for Remote Production.

Explore the pinnacle of remote production technology with PTZOptics Move SE and Move 4K cameras. These cameras are designed to integrate seamlessly with PTZOptics Hive, enhancing remote production capabilities by allowing global control without the need for local computers. Ideal for any production scenario, these cameras offer high-quality video and flexible deployment options to meet diverse production demands.

  • Hive-Linked Integration
  • PoE and Network Connectivity
  • Remote PTZ Control
  • 1080p & 4K Models
  • Auto-Tracking
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Cloud Switching & Cloud Cam Control (1)
Local Area Network

Three network connected cameras are available on the LAN.

Remote Location

The remote location is being used for PTZ Camera control and video switching with vMix. 

Cameras

Video cameras can be added to Hive via a USB or IP connection.

Remote Location

At the remote location, Hive can be used for PTZ Camera control, video switching and camera adjustments such as color correction. Hive can run in any web-browser or running in a Windows or Mac PC.

vMix is running at the remote location. vMix can capture each video source from the remote LAN via the NDI video outputs from Hive.

Hive-Linked

PTZOptics Move SE and Move 4K cameras are Hive-Linked. 

Example Camera Workflow

Local Area Network – Three network connected cameras are available on the LAN. The PTZOptics Move 4K is Hive-Linked and can be connected directly to the cloud. The additional PTZ Camera and Box cameras are supported in Hive but are not Hive-Linked and will require the Hive software running on a Mac or PC computer on the LAN. 

Remote Location – The remote location is being used for remote PTZ Camera control and remote video switching with vMix. Hive can output NDI video for use with vMix are the far end. 

Remote Computer – At the remote location, Hive can be used for PTZ Camera control, video switching and camera adjustments such as color correction. Hive can run in any web-browser or running in a Windows or Mac PC.

Cameras – Video cameras can be added to Hive via a USB or IP connection. HDMI and SDI connections must be connected with a capture cade. Hive support NDI, RTSP, and ONVIF IP video sources. 

Hive-Linked Cameras: PTZOptics Move SE and Move 4K cameras are Hive-Linked. This allows you to connect your camera directly to your Hive Studio. Once connected, the camera will automatically connect to your studio when the camera boots up. 

Linking a Camera to Hive for Remote Production
Remote Production Cloud Workflow Diagram
HIVE LINKED

Cameras with the “Hive-Linked” badge can connect directly to Hive from a local area network (LAN) to the cloud. 

Hive is embedded in PTZOptics cameras, enabling instant cloud control with no hardware, plugins, or extra software needed. No extra hardware is required. Hive is built into the Move SE, Move 4K and Link 4K PTZOptics cameras, enabling instant connection to Hive without any additional hardware required. Just plug in your camera and you’re ready to go.

Linking a PTZOptics camera to the Hive is easy. You can log-in to the web-interface and select the tab for "Hive". Here you can Link your Device by logging into your Hive account and choosing the studio you would like the camera to be connected to.

Yes, you can connect other PTZ cameras to Hive. Hive supports over 400 PTZ cameras with unique drivers. These unique drivers allow for detailed control over PTZ, image settings and more. Hive also supports generic drivers with less capabilities but will support standards such as SONY Visca. You can connect non-PTZOptics cameras to Hive but you wlll need to use the free Hive software as shown in the diagram.

Depending on your plan Hive will support auto-tracking in the cloud. Hive auto-tracking features "Click to Track" technology which makes it very easy to choose your auto-tracking subject. PTZOptics cameras feature built-in auto-tracking which does not require the cloud and will reduce your overall cloud usage.

PTZOptics Hive supports most USB connected cameras which include HDMI and SDI cameras connected with a capture card, NDI, and ONVIF camera inputs, ensuring compatibility with a broad range of existing equipment. PTZOptics Move SE and Move 4K cameras are Hive-Linked capable and can be connected directly to the cloud.

Yes, PTZOptics Hive operates via the cloud, allowing remote production and management of live streams from anywhere in the world. You can use the Share button to share role-specific access with others via an email.

Power over Ethernet (PoE) and network connectivity ensure easy installation and reliable operation in any remote production setup. It's easy to get your cameras powered and connected to the network using a PoE-capable network switch.

PTZOptics Move SE

Remote Production Camera

PTZOptics Move 4K

4K Remote Production camera

PTZOptics Move SE

Hive-Linked PTZ Camera
$ 1099
  • 12x, 20x, and 30x Zoom Options
  • Up to 1080p @ 60 FPS Resolution
  • Hive-Linked - Cloud Connection (no additional hardware needed)
  • 5-Year Warranty
  • NDI HX 3
  • HDMI 1.3
  • USB 2.0 (Type C)
  • PoE
  • Built-in Auto-Tracking
  • SRT
  • RTSP/RTMP(S)
  • 3.5mm Audio Embedding Connection

PTZOptics Move 4K

Hive-Linked PTZ Camera
$ 1979
  • 12x, 20x, and 30x Zoom Options
  • Up to 4K @ 60 FPS Resolution
  • Hive-Linked - Cloud Connection (no additional hardware needed)
  • 5-Year Warranty
  • NDI HX 3
  • HDMI 1.3
  • USB 2.0 (Type A)
  • PoE
  • Built-in Auto-Tracking
  • SRT
  • RTSP/RTMP(S)
  • 3.5mm Audio Embedding Connection
PTZOptics Cameras

Harness the Power of Robotic Cameras.

- Hive-Linked Integration: Connect your PTZOptics cameras to your Hive Studio account just once, and they remain linked for remote operation anywhere in the world. - PoE and Network Connectivity: Power over Ethernet (PoE) and network connectivity ensure easy installation and reliable operation in any remote production setup. - Universal Remote PTZ Control: Share PTZ controls with any team member globally, enhancing collaboration and production flexibility.

  • Move SE

    The PTZOptics Move SE is the definitive choice for productions requiring high-definition video. Delivering crystal-clear 1080p resolution, this camera combines quality with the convenience of remote operation.

  • Move 4K

    For productions where detail and precision are paramount, the PTZOptics Move 4K offers unparalleled 4K resolution. This camera is perfect for scenarios where ultra-high-definition video is a must, from professional broadcasts to high-profile live events.

  • Auto-Tracking

    Equipped with sophisticated auto-tracking technology, the Move SE and Move 4K keeps your subjects in sharp focus during any live action.

  • SDI, HDMI, USB and NDI

    Features multiple output options including SDI, HDMI, USB, NDI®, and IP to suit a wide range of production environments.

  • Hive-Linked

    The easiest way to deploy PTZ cameras in any scenario is to link them directly to Hive. Once connected your cameras will always be remotely controllable in the cloud

Remote Production PTZ Camera

Built for Video Production

The Move 4K camera from PTZOptics is equipped with a variety of outputs including SDI, HDMI, USB, and IP, and comes with native NDI®|HX support, ensuring exceptional performance and adaptability. This camera features integrated auto-tracking technology, eliminating the need for additional software or a dedicated camera operator, thereby streamlining your production process. With options for 12x, 20x, and 30x optical zoom, the Move 4K adapts effortlessly to any production setting.

A new standard for Remote Production Cameras

The PTZOptics Move 4K is a state-of-the-art PTZ camera that incorporates advanced auto-tracking, enhancing the intelligence and efficiency of video production workflows. Capable of delivering 4K resolution at 60fps, and 1080p at 60fps via SDI, the Move 4K ensures your setup is future-ready while maintaining compatibility with HD and Full HD equipment. This camera excels in low-light conditions and features PoE+ support and an integrated tally light for high-performance across various production environments.

Remote Production Camera

Presenter Lock

Easily manage your production remotely or on your local area network. The Move 4K camera boasts the innovative Presenter Lock™ technology, enabling it to focus on a specific individual up to 300 feet away, regardless of other movements within the frame. This advanced auto-tracking capability also allows for effortless transitions between presenters at the click of a button.

Furthermore, the Move 4K comes equipped with PTZOptics’ latest Web UI, which has been revamped to offer a more intuitive interface. Each feature within the Web UI includes a tutorial, making it ideal for beginner producers who are learning to navigate the settings efficiently.

Award-winning Support Team

When you reach out to PTZOptics for support, you won’t get an automated system — you’ll get a team of in-house, US-based experts ready to help. Connect with us via:

Starting at just $999

The PTZOptics Move SE, built on the renowned PTZOptics camera series, brings the beloved PTZ and auto-tracking features closer to your fingertips. This versatile camera integrates HDMI, SDI, USB, and IP outputs, now also including native NDI® functionality, all in one device. Designed for live streaming and video production, the Move SE delivers 1080p resolution at 60fps, ensuring high-quality video output. Equipped with SONY CMOS image sensors, it maintains excellent image quality even in low-light conditions.

Moreover, priced starting at just $999, the PTZOptics Move SE is perfectly suited for multi-camera setups and extensive production deployments.

PTZ Camera Support

Hive features a user-friendly interface that simplifies the streaming setup and requires minimal technical knowledge, making it accessible for users of all skill levels. Because Hive is a browser-based remote production software, anyone can access your Hive Studio with an internet connection.

Linking a PTZOptics camera to the Hive is easy. You can log-in to the web-interface and select the tab for "Hive". Here you can

PTZOptics offers a "Remote Production" book by Paul Richards and an accompanying online course covering both fundamental and advanced remote production techniques.

The Producer-SE bundle offers 1080p video quality with auto-tracking and versatile outputs, ideal for budget-conscious productions. The Producer-4K bundle provides ultra-high-definition 4K video, advanced auto-tracking features, and NDI®|HX integration, suited for high-end broadcasts and events.

Both cameras offer high-quality video and are equipped with advanced auto-tracking and multiple output options. The Move SE is ideal for 1080p productions, while the Move 4K is perfect for scenarios that require 4K resolution.
Remote Production Workflow Diagram
Remote PTZ Camera Control

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Video Kits

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Get in Touch

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