Panasonic launches game-changing ultra-wide angle 4K PTZ camera

03:19 PM | 30 Sep, 2019
Panasonic launches game-changing ultra-wide angle 4K PTZ camera
DUBAI – Panasonic is all set for the Middle East debut of the AW-UE4, the latest addition to the brand’s industry-leading PTZ camera range. Designed to deliver higher performance and greater flexibility for the professional broadcast and AV market, the AW-UE4 offers top-of-the-line features, including 4K 3840 X 2160 resolution images, an ultra-wide viewing angle of 111° degrees, high-quality connectivity and video output via HDMI, LAN and USB.

Compact in design and available in two colors – white (AW-UE4WG) and black (AW-UE4KG) – this PTZ camera can handle corner to corner wide-angle video capture across a variety of applications.

Yasuo Yamasaki, Director, System Solutions & Communications Division, Panasonic, said, “The AW-UE4 is jam-packed with impressive features and innovations that make this camera suitable for high-resolution and superior video capture even in the most difficult of shooting conditions and across a wide range of applications. This new launch is also timely as we mark the 10th anniversary of Panasonic’s PTZ Camera Range – an opportune time for us to reinforce our commitment, continuing our tradition of developing advanced products and solutions that create a meaningful difference for further growth of the broadcast and AV industry.”

Key Features:

High-Quality 4K 30p/25p Video Output

The camera offers a 1/2.5-type 8M pixels single sensor to capture ultra-high quality 4K 3840 x 2160 resolution images, and supports a variety of video formats with 30p/29.97p/25p.

Ultra-Wide-Angle Lens with a 111° Field of View

The AW-UE4’s wide-angle video output allows for flexible installation in a variety of spaces, with the camera able to capture the entire target space regardless of the installation position. From classroom lectures to corporate meetings to live outdoor sports production, the AW-UE4’s compact design and best-in-class features make it well suited for both large and small production spaces.

Single Cable Solution

The unit supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) supply and can used as a USB camera, which can be powered from a computer, therefore realizing a single cable solution for video transmission, camera control and power supply.

Flexible and High-Level Connectivity

The camera provides complete flexibility with three video output terminals of HDMI, LAN and USB connectivity. On top of this, it features RTSP/RTMP support for direct upload of video to live-streaming platforms such as YouTube, at the same time making it an ideal choice for live production.