Learn how to use your camera over IP
Review the basics and learn some advanced techniques.
Tips & Tricks for Staying Organized as your IP Production Grows
Reference your specific SDI, USB or NDI camera setup video for more information on camera details. This video includes tips and tricks for staying organized as your IP production grows and it compliments our recently published IP networking implementation videos. Therefore you may find it helpful to review your specific camera, producer kit setup or networking setup videos for more detailed information before you watch this video.
IP Networking Tips Video
Setting up a professional video network with the super affordable TP-Link Archer 1200
Learn how to setup TP-Link networking equipment with the goal of properly configuring an IP based video production system for use with NewTek NDI enabled products and software. We have chosen networking hardware that is both affordable and reliable for IP video production. We will connect and configure a network router to properly support multicast video and a PoE network switch which can power up to 8 PTZOptics cameras. Let’s start by opening up our TP-Link Archer C1200 v3 which we will setup with mDNS and multicast devices.
IP Network Setup Video
Free PTZOptics Camera App>
Check out the PTZOptics Robotic PTZ Camera Control App
In this video, we will review the new PTZOptics Camera Control App that is available for download today. This application which is available for both Mac and PC, was originally released as a BETA inside PTZOptics Facebook User Group. PTZOptics users from around the world have helped make feature recommendations which have eventually evolved in the application we have today.
Notable features include the ability to control up to 8 PTZOptics cameras over IP or USB. Users can select to control cameras with the included compact controller, an Xbox joystick controller or hotkeys on their keyboard. In compact mode, users have the ability to quickly switch between 8 cameras and select between 9 presets with image previews. In advanced mode, users can select custom camera pan, tilt and zoom speeds. Please note that exposure, luminance, and white balance settings, are still in BETA. We highly suggest using the OSD menu controls to permanently store your camera settings.
Learn how to use PTZOptics cameras built-in video encoders
Did you know that PTZOptics cameras have a built-in video encoder you can use to encode h264, h265, and MJPEG video? A video encoder can be setup to send video to a content delivery network such as YouTube or Facebook but it can also be used in many other ways. Video encoders can be used to stream video and audio to a central server which distributes media to end users around the world. There are many ways to use video encoders… learn about how you can use them in this video.
Using the Cameras Encoders