TransformingSports Video

Sports of all kinds can leverage remote production software to produce and share video access in groundbreaking ways. Production teams can now operate PTZ cameras remotely, producing entire broadcasts from the comfort of their homes. This innovation not only reduces costs but also opens up new possibilities for live event coverage and fan engagement.

  • Game Analysis
  • Remote Coaching
  • Real-Time Feedback
  • Performance Review
  • Fan Engagement
  • Live Streaming
  • Strategic Insights
  • Training Enhancement
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This innovative setup reduced the need for on-site equipment, providing high-quality audio and video directly to remote producers. Discover the future of sports coaching with our comprehensive case study.

Elevating Tennis Coaching with PTZOptics Hive

Explore how PTZOptics Hive Remote Production Software transformed tennis coaching by enabling remote camera control and cloud-based video management. Coaches could access live footage, zoom in on techniques, and analyze game strategies from any location. 

Remote production technology allows sports teams and coaches to access, analyze, and control live footage from anywhere. Coaches can review player techniques, provide real-time feedback, and make strategic decisions without being physically present. This enhances coaching effectiveness and improves overall team performance.

Essential equipment includes PTZOptics cameras, which connect directly to the cloud, reducing the need for on-site equipment. These cameras can also connect to a microphone to capture audio from the area. This setup allows remote producers to receive both audio and video without needing a computer on-site, streamlining the production process.

Yes, our cloud-based dashboard allows you to manage multiple sports venues from a single platform. This centralized system enables you to oversee and control various courts, fields, or arenas efficiently, ensuring consistent video quality and easy access to live and recorded footage.

Cloud-based camera control offers several benefits, including remote access to live footage, the ability to share video easily with coaches and athletes, and the flexibility to control cameras from any location. This setup saves time, enhances communication, and improves the overall efficiency of sports analysis and coaching.

Remote production technology supports live streaming by providing high-quality video feeds, low-latency streaming, and reliable internet connectivity. Tools like vMix facilitate the management of multiple video sources, ensuring a professional-grade broadcast that keeps viewers engaged.

PTZOptics Hive enables detailed analysis of training sessions and games by allowing coaches to review footage, highlight key moments, and provide targeted feedback. This helps athletes understand their performance, identify areas for improvement, and develop effective training strategies, ultimately enhancing their overall performance.

Remote Video Analysis

Take your coaching to the next level with seamless remote video analysis. Our technology integrates advanced remote camera control and cloud-based video management, allowing coaches to review and analyze footage in real-time. This capability is especially beneficial for sports like tennis, where precise technique and strategy are crucial. 

Remote PTZ Camera for Sports

Easily install remotely controllable PTZ cameras in your sports facility. PTZ cameras are discreet and easy to get setup with Power over Ethernet (PoE).

Automatically Track The Action

Experience the ease and precision of using PTZOptics Move cameras with built-in auto-tracking technology. Designed to keep up with fast-paced sports action, these cameras can automatically lock onto a specific player, ensuring they remain in focus. Coaches have the flexibility to zoom in or out during auto-tracking, allowing them to customize their view based on their analytical needs. Close-up video is ideal for tactical analysis, capturing fine details of player techniques, while zoomed-out views of the entire court provide a broader perspective for strategic insights. PTZOptics Move cameras make it effortless to capture every crucial moment with accuracy and clarity.

Sports Auto Tracking Camera
Sports Remote Production

PTZOptics Move SE and 4K cameras offer adjustments for auto-tracking that allows you to fine-tune the automated movements for your sports application.

REMOTE PRODUCTION SOFTWARE

Workflow

Hive Studio

Designed with remote production in mind, PTZOptics Hive represents the culmination of our expertise and passion for exceptional broadcasting solutions.

  • Centralized Control
  • Manage Multiple Studios
  • Team Collaboration

Hive-Linked PTZ Cameras

Hive is embedded in PTZOptics cameras, enabling instant cloud control with no hardware, plugins, or extra software needed.

  • Linked directly to your Hive Studio
  • No need for additional hardware
  • Remotely control from anywhere

Easy & Efficient

Start broadcasting with professional-level control and quality, managing everything remotely through the Hive interface.

  • Live stream anywhere
  • Record video in the cloud
  • Output NDI video on the far end
Getting Started

Straight-forward setup.

Setting up your studio with Hive is straightforward. Once installed, you can immediately start streaming with just a few clicks. Whether for webinars, live events, or regular broadcasts, Hive puts comprehensive control at your fingertips.

  • Customize for your Production

    Connect your cameras, and control them wherever you need to

  • Award-winning Support

    The award-winning PTZOptics Team is here to support your next project.

  • Manage Multiple Studios

    Connect as many studios as you need and manage all your locations in one dashboard.

  • Restreaming

    Stream to multple destinations with support for transcoding into the formats you need

PTZOptics Cameras for Sports.

PTZOptics cameras are designed to meet the demanding needs of sports broadcasting with options for 60 fps, even available up to 4K resolution. This high frame rate capability allows broadcasters to capture high-quality, fast-moving action, making it perfect for live sports and slow-motion replays. Additionally, PTZOptics cameras support multiple streams, enabling a high-quality video stream for streaming and recording while simultaneously providing a lower-bitrate stream for remote viewing and analytics. This flexibility ensures that every aspect of the game is captured with exceptional clarity, from live broadcasts to detailed performance reviews. With PTZOptics, you get the best of both worlds: top-tier video quality and versatile streaming options.

  • 4K Resolution
  • 60 FPS Recording
  • Auto-Tracking Technology
  • Multiple Streams
  • Slow Motion Replay
  • Remote Control
  • High-Bitrate Streaming
  • Cloud Integration
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Outdoor Enclosures

Outdoor enclosures from Dotworkz are essential for protecting PTZ cameras in outdoor live streaming or indoor production environments. These enclosures provide a vandal-proof solution, making them ideal for use in public spaces and ensuring the longevity and safety of your equipment.

Applications:

  • Essential for outdoor events
  • Sports broadcasting
  • Any live production exposed to the elements
Linking a Camera to Hive for Remote Production
Remote Production Cloud Workflow Diagram

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.

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
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 perfect for sports production, equipped with a variety of outputs including SDI, HDMI, USB, and IP, and featuring native NDI®|HX support. This ensures exceptional performance and adaptability for any sports event. With integrated auto-tracking technology, the Move 4K eliminates the need for additional software or a dedicated camera operator, streamlining your production process and allowing you to focus on capturing the action.

Offering options for 12x, 20x, and 30x optical zoom, the Move 4K adapts effortlessly to any sports production setting, whether you need close-up shots of players or wide-angle views of the entire field or court. The Move 4K camera delivers high-quality, versatile performance to meet all your sports broadcasting needs.

A new standard for Remote Production Cameras

The PTZOptics Move 4K is a state-of-the-art PTZ camera that incorporates advanced auto-tracking technology, enhancing the intelligence and efficiency of sports production workflows. Capable of delivering stunning 4K resolution at 60fps, and 1080p at 60fps via SDI, the Move 4K ensures your setup is future-ready while maintaining compatibility with existing HD and Full HD equipment.

This camera excels in low-light conditions, making it ideal for indoor sports arenas and evening games. Additionally, it features PoE+ support and an integrated tally light, ensuring high performance across various sports production environments. The PTZOptics Move 4K is designed to meet the rigorous demands of sports broadcasting, providing crystal-clear video and seamless auto-tracking to capture every moment of the action.

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Presenter Lock

Easily manage your sports production remotely or on your local area network with PTZOptics Move 4K cameras. The Move 4K camera features innovative Presenter Lock™ technology, enabling it to focus on a specific athlete up to 300 feet away, regardless of other movements within the frame. This advanced auto-tracking capability ensures that the camera can seamlessly follow the action on the field or court, providing clear and consistent coverage.

Additionally, the Move 4K comes equipped with PTZOptics’ latest Web UI, designed to offer a more intuitive interface. Each feature within the Web UI includes a tutorial, making it ideal for coaches, broadcasters, and beginner producers who are learning to navigate the settings efficiently. Whether you are capturing fast-paced sports action or providing detailed performance analysis, the Move 4K camera makes sports production straightforward and effective.

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 to your fingertips. This versatile camera integrates HDMI, SDI, USB, and IP outputs, now including native NDI® functionality, all in one device. Designed for live streaming and video production, the Move SE delivers high-quality 1080p resolution at 60fps, making it ideal for capturing fast-paced sports action.

Equipped with SONY CMOS image sensors, the Move SE maintains excellent image quality even in low-light conditions, ensuring clear and vibrant footage. Priced starting at just $999, the PTZOptics Move SE is perfectly suited for multi-camera setups and extensive production deployments, offering exceptional value for sports broadcasters and production teams.

PTZ Camera Support

Cameras

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Software

Learn about the software that brings everyone together in a single cloud studio.
Hive

Video Kits

Check out our three camera PTZOptics Producer kits. They are perfect for remote productions.
Bundles

Get in Touch

Reach out to our team at [email protected] to learn more about PTZOptics Hive.