Why You Should Choose PTZOptics For Live Streaming Solutions

In today's webinar, Gary discusses all the reasons you should be choosing PTZOptics for your live streaming solutions.

What is a PTZ Camera?

A PTZ Camera is a robotic video camera controller by a remote operator. Easy, automated production workflow with other software technologies for recording and live streaming directly to content delivery networks like Facebook and YouTube. 


Deliver Your Message Easily!

Designed to make your broadcast quality affordable. PTZOptics cameras put you in control of your next video production.

  • Easy to install
  • Easy to operate
  • Small, compact, discreet, and portable
  • Easy to connect with HDMI, SDI, USB, NDI, or IP video

5-Year Warranty!

Every PTZOptics camera comes with a 5-year manufacturer's warranty. This covers any, and all, manufacturing defects within the first 5 years following purchase. 

Support For Your Projects!

Connect with PTZOptics via:

  • Phone, email, and chat
  • Knowledge base and forum
  • Udemy course
  • Support ticket system
  • Facebook user group
  • Monthly live shows

Camera Solutions For All Your Needs!

PTZOptics has cameras for anywhere, including:

  • Broadcast
  • Business
  • DJ & Music Production
  • Education
  • Esports
  • Event Streaming
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • House of Worship
  • Radio
  • Sports

Easy To Install!

  1. Choose the correct lens zoom for you
  2. Choose your connectivity: HDMI, SDI, or NDI
  3. Choose your camera location/mounts
  4. Install your camera
  5. Connect your joystick, software, or smartphone controller
  6. Test your system

Choose The Correct Lens Zoom!

PTZOptics has a great widget on their website that helps you figure out which lens zoom works best for your environment.

Here is the link to the caculator: ptzoptics.com/zoom-calc/

Choose The Connectivity!

NDI®, USB & SDI PTZOptics cameras can send three simultaneous video streams through HDMI, HD-SDI, USB 3.0 and IP streaming (NDI|HX®) depending on the model you choose.​

Which Connectivity Is Right For Me?

PTZOptics has a wide variety of connectivity options.


+ High speed, high resolution connection built for video

- Expensive cabling not recommended for long runs


+ Excellent for long runs. Common in sports production.

- Cable runs may be difficult to retrofit in building, churches


+ Just 1 cable needed for video, power, and control

+ Perfect for retrofit applications & flexible production use

Check Out This Chart For The Camera Options:

Choose The Correct Mount!

PTZOptics offers universal, small and large, options for mounts. These are a reliable mounting solution you can count on. Bonus points: they have a tripod mount!

Videoguys Tech Tip: Mounting a camera by a subwoofer or under a balcony may cause shaking and create image stabilization issues. Always consider the placement and test!

Check Out This Chart For Their Mounting Options:

Choose The Correct Controller!

Most PTZOptics cameras are controlled over IP (networked),​ RS-232 (via VISCA), or UVC (through a USB cable) for the USB models​.

  • All cameras include IR remote​
  • Smartphone app​
  • Visca over IP​
  • RS232 serial control​
  • NDI control​
  • Add a Control Surface

Check Out This Chart For Their Joystick Controllers:

 What Is Auto-Tracking?

A camera that automatically tracks subjects and requires no camera operator. Auto-Tracking is ideal for education and lecture halls.

Check Out This Chart, Comparing the SimplTrack Lite and the SimplTrack2:

What Is An EPTZ ZCam?

EPTZ cameras are electronic pan, tilt and zoom cameras.​ Instead of a robotic movement, built-in EPTZ functionality simulates pan, tilt, and zoom operations inside of a large resolution pixel space.​

Features and Benefits:​

  • High Definition​
  • 4K In, 1080p Out​
  • 5 Year Warranty​
  • Wide Angle Lens​
  • Power Over Ethernet​
  • H.264 & H.265​
  • iOS/Android Control App​
  • SRT Support: Send high-quality, low-latency videos securely over the Internet​

What Is A ZCam?

ZCams are “box” cameras meant for static, point-of-view shots and specialized applications, such as surveillance and monitoring​. Designed to capture specific areas, these sturdy cameras, combined with our traditional PTZ cameras, provide more angle options for video production.​

ZCams are idea for streaming and recording:​

  • Graduations and school events​
  • Musical performances​
  • Sports​
  • Industrial Monitoring​
  • Surveillance

Camera Applications For Advanced Controls

  • PTZOptics Desktop Camera Control
  • OBS Plugin
  • Mobile Apps

Versatility = Future Proofing

Learn more about PTZOptics PTZ Cameras HERE

Learn more about PTZOptics PTZ Controllers HERE

Learn more about PTZOptics EPTZ ZCams HERE

Learn more about PTZOptics ZCams HERE

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