PTZJoy™ THD STUDIO is a VISCA PTZ camera controller that allows users to control VISCA pan/tilt/zoom cameras from a NewTek TriCaster HD/XD or Livestream system through Serial RS-232, RS-422, or USB ports. Control cameras locally with virtual controls, any USB joystick, and keyboard hotkeys or use the WebRemote for far-end camera control from any mobile device or computer with a web browser over a LAN, Wi-Fi, or WAN IP Network.
With automatic configuration of COM ports, switching between cameras in Home Run Mode and Daisy Chain Mode is fast and easy. Features such as Preset Configuration, Camera Name Setup, Auto Pan, Preset Scanner, Schedule Event Player, Timeline Player, and advanced video setting configuration makes PTZJoy™ THD STUDIO the most comprehensive and advanced professional PTZ control software for a NewTek TriCaster system available on the market today.
Compatible with: TriCaster Mini, TriCaster 40, Tricaster 410, TriCaster 455, Tricaster 460, TriCaster 855, Tricaster 860, TriCaster 8000, TriCaster TCXD300, Livestream Studio HD31, Livestream Studio HD51, Livestream Studio HD510, Livestream Studio HD550, Livestream Studio HD1710, and all other Windows-based live production systems.
- Control Robotic VISCA PTZ cameras directly from a NewTek TriCaster HD/XD or Livestream system through an RS232 Serial port directly, or through an RS422 or USB port with a converter
- Organic integration onto the TriCaster interface with sliding screens that reveal additional features for use when needed
- Automatic configuration of COM Ports
- Pan/Tilt/Zoom/Focus with variable speed control
- Control up to 7 cameras in a daisy-chain connection, and 16 cameras in home run mode from one computer
- Easy camera switching
- WebRemote – far-end camera control from computer or smartphone with a web browser
- Supports all USB Joysticks
- Keyboard Hotkeys
- Configure up to 16 Presets
- Auto Pan
- Preset Scan
- Advanced Video Settings
- Event Schedule Player
- Timeline Player
1. Main Control Panel
The main remote control panel interface provides convenient pan, tilt, zoom controls, presets configuration and recall, and camera switching.
The Settings screen shows additional control settings and advanced video settings such as WebRemote, Auto Pan, Preset Scan, Camera On/Off, Exposure, White Balance, Tally Light, Mirror Image, B&W Image, Mute Video, Image Freeze, Aperature settings, ICR Mode, among other features.
3. Schedule Player
The Schedule Player is for creating playlists for pre-determined control of PTZ camera(s) at specific time intervals and on specific days. Use this feature to run camera presets, move camera in a specific direction at a specific speed, turn on and off, and execute other commands. Great for creating daily or weekly schedules for cameras.
5. Timeline Player
The Timeline Player is for creating playlists for pre-determined control of PTZ camera(s) that play on a timeline from a starting point . Use this feature to run camera presets, move camera in a specific direction at a specific speed, turn on and off, and execute other commands.
The WebRemote is accessible from the web browser of any PC, Mac, Smartphone, or tablet .This allows for quick and convenient far-end control of cameras on the go.
Far-End IP Camera Control with WebRemote
Control PTZ cameras from any mobile device over any LAN, Wi-Fi, and WAN IP network with the Tricaster Control Software Advanced. Simply turn ON Web Control access via IP on the main program and open the WebRemote in the web browser of any mobile device and use it to switch between cameras, control pan, tilt, zoom, and focus, change the speed settings of camera movements, and call on presets. This feature provides two-way communication between the distant WebRemote and the main program, so you can easily see what commands the cameras are receiving as well as the speed settings directly on the WebRemote.
The PTZ WebRemote works with iPhones, iPads, Android phones and tablets, Windows phones and tablets, Google phones and tablets, and all other mobile devices with a web browser. Supports all web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, etc.
Complete Control Solution for any Setup
PTZJoy THD Controller Software is designed for use with VISCA control cables and VISCA protocol PTZ Cameras. Below is an example of a single and multi-camera setup using our PTZJoy THD Controller Software along with our Rocosoft VISCA Control Cables and Extension Kits (sold separately) for a complete solution to connect and control PTZ Cameras from a NewTek TriCaster or Livestream live production system.
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PTZJoy THD STUDIO Controller Feature Diagram
*PTZJoy THD STUDIO THD STUDIO Controller has 4 control panels. By default, PTZJoy THD STUDIO opens with only the first panel visible. The second control panel can be opened and closed by clicking on the “Plus” and “Studio” buttons.