ARcam TV, a compact, cost-effective automated studio system that can accurately repeat camera trajectories, has been developed by motion control specialist AR+.
It is claimed to offer silent studio operation, with fluid and accurate motion, and uses a lightweight design of camera arm for ease of portability, so that it can also be used on location, even in confined spaces.
The system automates the process of using remote-control cameras and allows a single operator to handle up to eight arms simultaneously. Control can be via a dual-joystick controller, remote iPad app, or pan bars.
It can carry cameras weighing up to 10kg, and can be programmed using the company’s ARcaptur software, which can control such settings as zoom, iris aperture and focus as well as create complex camera trajectories.
Features include augmented reality support, broadcast Canon and Fujinon lens control through ARlens, and full servo lens compatibility through ARfiz, including seamless integration with external motors.