PTZOptics Unveils Hive

  • 11 April, 2024


The Revolutionary Cloud-Based Camera Control System.

USA: PTZOptics, a leader in broadcast-quality PTZ cameras, has announced the launch of PTZOptics Hive, a cutting-edge cloud-based camera control solution designed to revolutionize the way professionals manage and control PTZ cameras remotely.

PTZOptics Hive introduces an array of innovative features that redefine the standards of camera control:

  • Team Collaboration: Facilitates real-time collaboration, allowing your team to monitor
    and work on a single production from anywhere.
  • Cinematic PTZ Movement & Framing: Automates complex camera movements
    for easy cinematic framing.
  • Cloud Control: Remote operation of PTZ cameras with sub-100ms latency for
    real-time control from any location.
  • Auto-Tracking: Features advanced auto-tracking for smooth cinematic framing of subjects,
    including facial re-identification.
  • Switching: Enables switching between camera feeds, including preview and program feeds,
    with dynamic multi-views for personalized production setups.
  • Streaming: Supports streaming to any destination via RTMP and outputs real-time
    NDI feeds for any source.
  • Monitoring: Offers deep API integration for real-time camera equipment statuses
    and video quality metrics.
  • Image Adjustments: Synchronizes image settings across cameras for faster
    production of beautiful videos.
  • Multi-Location Management: Links multiple Hive studios to an organization for effortless
    production location management. All you need to do is log in.
  • Extensive Compatibility: Supports over 400 camera models with custom-built drivers,
    enabling more profound control than joystick controllers.
  • Efficient Integration: Hive-linked PTZOptics cameras ensure quick setup and
    instant connection with the Hive platform.
  • Advanced Production Tools: Includes video switching, recording, RTMP live streaming,
    low-latency local mode, and NDI video output.

A Game Changer for the ProAV and Broadcast Markets
Hive is designed to meet the diverse needs of multiple sectors, including broadcasting, education, corporate, and event management. Its easy-to-use interface, combined with advanced features,
makes it an ideal solution for:

  • Broadcasting companies seeking a centralized platform for camera setups.
  • Educational institutions managing virtual events and classes.
  • Corporations with multiple boardrooms or meeting spaces.
  • Event organizers hosting virtual or hybrid events requiring remote camera control.

Release Schedule and Pricing
Users may sign up for the Hive waitlist starting immediately. Pre-orders will be available exclusively from authorized PTZOptics resellers starting April 8th, 2024. PTZOptics will provide live demonstrations at the 2024 NAB Show at Booth SL2099. The product will be officially available for use to the public on June 3rd, 2024. Special introductory pricing will start at $270/year per studio for standard plans.
More information can be found at:

PTZOptics, the company video professionals have trusted for over 10 years!
PTZOptics is thrilled to announce a customer appreciation event on April 24th, 2024.
This event marks a decade of excellence in the PTZ camera industry and is an opportunity for the
company to celebrate with those who have contributed to its success. The event promises to be an exciting occasion, with opportunities to experience the latest in PTZ camera technology, engage with industry experts, and enjoy a showcase of PTZOptics' innovative product line. Customers can enter a giveaway to win a PTZOptics Move SE and the NDI certified PTZ Joystick controller the SuperJoy here.

For partners attending the 2024, NAB Show, a special 10 year anniversary happy hour
will be available at the PTZOptics booth Sunday April 14, from 4-6pm.

PTZOptics is a leading provider of broadcast-quality PTZ cameras, known for their exceptional
performance and reliability. The company's innovative solutions are designed to meet the
evolving needs of video production professionals worldwide.

© InBroadcast 2024 - All rights reserved.

PTZOptics Unveils Hive