Panasonic AW UE40 AW UE50 and AW UE80Panasonic is introducing a new line of integrated PTZ cameras aimed at home office, corporate, education and live content creation environments. The camera lineup consists of five new models. (Other new products also accompany the new line.) The products and their features include: 

AW-UE40, AW-UE50 and AW-UE80

The three models are compact, dome-shaped and offer a new direct drive system for panning and zooming and to assure quiet operation (NC25 or lower). Features include:

  • 4K models
  • A 74.1-degree viewing angle
  • 24X optical zoom
  • Outputs include 3G-SDI (UE80 and UE50 only), HDMI and IP
  • RTMP and RTMPS streaming
  • Support NDI | HX2 and SRT
  • The UE80 offers exclusive features including 4K 60p resolution, high bandwidth 100Mpbs NDI and FreeD protocol support

AW-HE20 and AW-UE20

The two other new PTZ cameras offer an affordable solution for companies looking to support remote employees with high-quality video streaming. Features include:

  • Designed for small offices, huddle rooms and home offices
  • A wide 71-degree viewing angle
  • 12x optical zoom
  • Outputs include SDI, HDMI, USB and IP
  • The HE20 features Full HD
  • The UE20 supports 4K/30p


The AV-UHS5M6G NDI I/F Unit is designed for the compact AV-UHS500 SDI/HDMI live switcher. Features include:

  • Enables the UHS500 12G/3G SDI switcher to support high-quality, low-latency video transmission of NDI and NDI|HX
  • Provides direct IP connectivity to NDI-enabled computers and video devices

AK-HRP1010GJ Studio Remote Operation Panel

The new AK-HRP1010GJ panel succeeds the AK-HRP1000GJ remote operation panel for its AK- series of studio cameras and select PTZ and camcorders. Features include:

  • LCD touch panel
  • Simplified menu structure for easier navigation and operation
  • A nine-pin D-sub connector
  • SDXC SD card slot

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