Panasonic launches game-changing ultra-wide angle 4K PTZ camera for the professional AV market
Panasonic has announced the release of the AW-UE4, their newest offering in the brand’s industry-leading PTZ camera range. Designed to deliver top of the line performance and uncompromising quality, the AW-UE4 offers some ground breaking features like 4K 3840 X 2160 resolution images, an ultra-wide viewing angle of 111° degrees, high-quality connectivity and video output via HDMI, LAN and USB. However, unlike most other cameras, which are bulky to use, the AW-UE4 is super compact and also comes in two colour options – white (AW-UE4WG) and black (AW-UE4KG). Also, thanks to the compact nature of the camera, it can handle corner to corner wide-angle video capture across a variety of applications.
The key features of the new Panasonic AW-UE4 are –
High-Quality 4K 30p/25p Video Output The camera offers a 1/2.5-type 8M pixels single sensor to capture ultra-high quality 4K 3840 x 2160 resolution images, and supports a variety of video formats with 30p/29.97p/25p.
Ultra-Wide-Angle Lens with a 111° Field of View The AW-UE4’s wide-angle video output allows for flexible installation in a variety of spaces, with the camera able to capture the entire target space regardless of the installation position.
Single Cable Solution The unit supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) supply and can used as a USB camera, which can be powered from a computer, therefore realizing a single cable solution for video transmission, camera control and power supply.
Flexible and High-Level Connectivity The camera provides complete flexibility with three video output terminals of HDMI, LAN and USB connectivity. On top of this, it features RTSP/RTMP support for direct upload of video to live-streaming platforms such as YouTube, at the same time making it an ideal choice for live production.
“The AW-UE4 is jam-packed with impressive features and innovations that make this camera suitable for high-resolution and superior video capture even in the most difficult of shooting conditions and across a wide range of applications. This new launch is also timely as we mark the 10th anniversary of Panasonic’s PTZ Camera Range – an opportune time for us to reinforce our commitment, continuing our tradition of developing advanced products and solutions that create a meaningful difference for further growth of the broadcast and AV industry.” said Yasuo Yamasaki – Director, System Solutions & Communications Division, Panasonic