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Orad and Fx-Motion present new robotic all in one virtual studio solution at NAB

Orad & Fx-Motion

Orad, a leading provider of real-time broadcasting solutions, and Fx-Motion will be releasing this NAB 2010 their new robotic, all in one, virtual studio solution. With the new solution, a single operator can control during production both the virtual studio and all the cameras from the same user interface, saving considerably on operational costs.

Synchronization between camera shots and graphics

Implementing the robotic based solution by itself carries significant cost saving and Orad and Fx-Motion took this a step further by allowing the virtual studio operator to trigger the camera shots from within the virtual studio controller. In addition to substantial cost savings, it is also possible to synchronize between camera shots and graphic events so that with a single key stroke the operator can, for example, trigger a camera pan along with a graphic animation.

The solution can carry a standard ENG style broadcast camera payload

The new Orad- Fx-Motion solution is a servo motor based camera head with integrated high resolution absolute encoders. The absolute encoders provide precise measurements of the camera head’s movements, allowing extremely accurate tracking capabilities.

The integrated solution can be manually controlled through an industry standard Joystick control panel (pan, tilt, focus, zoom) or through Orad’s 3DPlay advanced controller, allowing endless possibilities for both virtual and real studio productions.

The solution can carry a standard ENG style broadcast camera payload with typical ENG lenses or a standard box camera with a Teleprompter. The system also seamlessly integrates with leading broadcast lenses available on the market today.The system has an easy set-up and is controlled over a standard Ethernet network infrastructure, reducing installation costs.

The system provides a complete out of the box experience, combining Orad’s well known graphics capability with its powerful tracking know-how, and Fx-Motion’s vast experience in the field of remote controlled robotic camera equipment.

The new solution will be demonstrated at Orad’s SL2014 booth.


About Fx-Motion

Fx-Motion has established itself as a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced camera support and motion-control equipment. Founded in 2001, based in Brussels, Belgium, its highly skilled and service-dedicated team does its own engineering and production in the mechanical, electronic and software fields.Fx-Motion develops technologies that enable program to deliver spectacularly original and captivating content in a cost-effective and reliable manner.

About Orad Hi-Tec Systems

Orad Hi-Tec Systems is a leading provider of real time 3D broadcast video solutions, including; news, channel branding, sports production and enhancement, special events, virtual studios, and virtual advertisement. Orad’s compelling solutions streamline production workflow, enhance viewer experience and improve production value. Founded in 1993, Orad is a public company listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (OHT).