Vaddio Launches New Presenter Tracking System
Vaddio has launched the
latest generation of its presenter automatic tracking system, which captures
delivered in a classroom or lecture hall without requiring dedicated
The RoboTrak presenter tracking system
uses infrared (IR) technology, rather than audio
or facial recognition, to follow instructors or presenters as they move
a room. At the same time, the IR technology allows for smoother pan and
motion, rendering the movements of the presenter more natural and
allowing educators to focus on teaching rather than worry about the
system incorporates an infrared tracking camera, a Vaddio RoboShot PTZ
(pan-tilt-zoom) component and a single-piece presenter lanyard. The
lanyard can operate for up to 40 hours on a single battery charge. The
can track from as far away as 40 feet and can be mounted from the
ceiling or on
the Vaddio Remote Management System, the RoboTrak can be managed and
from any remote web browser.
with the new presenter tracking system, Vaddio is launching two new
the RoboShot 20 UHD and the ClearShot 10 USB, and a new camera
RoboShot 20 UHD offers ultra-high definition 4K video with a 2160p/30
resolution and a back-illuminated 9.03-megapixel image sensor. The more
price-conscious ClearSHOT 10 USB has USP plug-and-play capability with
optical zoom lens and a 74-degree wide horizontal field of view.
new IP-enabled Precision Camera Controller Premier allows simultaneous control
of up to 16 PTZ cameras.
as well as our new 4K camera, IP camera controller and entry-level USB
camera, enable Vaddio to respond to our customer requirements for
simple solutions for lecture capture, live production and conferencing
applications," said Milestone AV Technologies CEO Scott Gill.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.