There are some great robotic pan tilt cameras available for multiple uses. Today we are show-casing three of the best ones currently available.

RoboEyeThe RoboEye by Telemetrics (PT-RE-1) is an advanced, fully integrated, HD broadcast quality robotic camera. The RoboEye has an understated and attractive design that is also compact, weather proof, and tightly sealed pressure-nitrogen filled capable. RoboEye’s network interface allows users to access video and control online, while accommodating Ethernet, USB and serial interfaces. This camera has high accuracy servo controls making RoboEye the perfect choice for use with augmented reality or virtual systems – without any required peripherals. This top notch design makes for reliable, smooth and accurate camera performance. The RoboEye comes ready for use with universal mounting options.

SonyThe Sony flagship BRC-H900 Pan/Tilt/Zoom color video camera delivers exceptionally high picture quality to meet demanding live production requirements. The BRC-H900 was designed with flexibility in mind. This camera can be controlled through an IP network for flexible configuration and can accommodate installations of up to 112 cameras and up to five controllers. Can be used at the desk or universal mounting options for wall and ceiling. This camera can also be mounted and used with a tripod for mobile, live events. It has a silent and smooth pan/tilt/zoom mechanism for noise-conscious environments. With a variety of picture adjustment features including color, gamma, black and knee settings, the BRC-H900 camera allows for fine tuning to meet professional demands. With a minimum illumination of 4lx, the BRC-H900 also achieves outstanding performance in difficult lighting environments.

AW-HE130_3The Panasonic AW-HE130 is a Pan/Tilt/Zoom camera incorporating recently-developed high-sensitivity, low-noise 1/3″ 3-MOS imagers that produce stunning pictures, even in low light conditions. Revolutionary new features include Power over Ethernet+ (POE+) for easier integration, and multi-stream transmission of HD video and audio. This camera comes with stereo mic/line-level inputs for embedded and streaming audio; hi-res Night Mode; an Optical Image Stabilizer; and IP-Live Preview for remote control and management of up to 16 cameras via Browser. The AW-HE130 uses the same new three 2.4 megapixel MOS imagers and Digital Signal Processor (DSP) used in Panasonic’s latest broadcast camcorders, such as the AJ-PX270. Exceptional camera for remote production and video acquisition.


ControllerThe Panasonic Remote PTZ Camera System Controller with IP and Serial Connectivity AW-RP120, is a full-size remote camera system controller and has the capability to control cameras via both IP and serial connections to support your expanding line-up of remote camera systems.

The cost-effective RP120 offers advanced functions including Group Presets for rapid, easy scene changes, Tracing Memories for storage and recall of complex operations, SD Memory Card memory storage, and direct panel control of gain, pedestal, and detail settings.

The remote controller permits direct adjustment of a camera’s Gain, Shutter, Detail, AWB, ABB, Master Pedestal, R/B Pedestal and R/B Gain. Other menu functions of compatible Panasonic cameras can be also controlled using the RP120. Its LCD panel facilitates menu operation as well as dedicated zoom, focus and iris indicator display. Various functions can also be allocated to eight User Buttons for one-touch control. Scene files can be utilized for one-touch switching of remote camera shooting modes, and settings can be stored on an SD Memory Card for backup and cloning setups to other controllers..

Key Features
• Full size, precision joystick for smooth control of camera moves
• Preset Groups for easy, rapid scene changes (4 groups of up to 10 cameras)
• Separate Speed Shift Dials for Pan-Tilt/Zoom/Focus
• Direct panel controls for R/B Gain/Ped, Master Pedestal, Gain, Detail
• SD Card Storage for backup and recall of settings
• Tracing Memory for complex camera moves (includes SD card storage with IP cameras)
• 10 Camera Direct Panel Selection Buttons
• 5 cameras via RS422
• Up to 100 cameras via IP (10 groups of 10)
• SW-Link via IP with HS50 switcher, plus external control of RP120 via serial – for simpler workflow


These cameras are ideal for Studios, Corporations/Board Rooms, Concert Halls/Auditoriums, City Council, Education, House of Worship, Weddings and Sporting Events.