Ikegami and Ross Video Demonstrate TCP/IP Network Control In-teroperability


TCP/IP networked Ikegami camera control from Ross Video’s DashBoard open network demonstrated at IBC2016.

Ikegami Tsushinki Co., Ltd demonstrated TCP/IP networked camera control with Ross Video’s DashBoard open network control and monitoring platform at IBC2016.

Amsterdam, September 9-13: Ikegami Tsushinki Co., Ltd demonstrated the interoperability between its cameras and Ross Video’s DashBoard open network system on Stand 11.C10 (Ross Video’s booth) at IBC2016.

DashBoard is an open platform from Ross Video for facility control and monitoring that enables users to quickly build unique tailored CustomPanels that make complex operations simple. DashBoard provides control and monitoring within the openGear and DashBoard Connect ecosystem. Ikegami has developed the interface for DashBoard enabling its cameras to be controlled over a TCP/IP network.

“This compatibility with Ross Video's DashBoard system gives Ikegami camera operators a wider range of choice in the way they control the HDL-45E,” comments Hiroshi Akiyama, Division Deputy Director, Marketing Division of Ikegami Tsushinki Co., Ltd. "It works particularly well with the Ross Video robotic pan/tilt system."

“We are very proud to have Ikegami integrating control of their cameras in DashBoard,” said Greg Quirk, Product Manager for DashBoard at Ross Video. “This is exactly what the open DashBoard platform was created for as it allows partners to create control interfaces for their devices to simplify workflows for end customers.”

Chosen for the IBC2016 demonstration, the Ikegami HDL-45E is a multi-purpose HD camera with three 2/3-inch 2.3 megapixel AIT CCD imagers, an LSI processor and high quality 14-bit analog to digital converters. It can be used in lighting levels down to 0.065 lux without frame accumulation, or 0.00054 lux with frame accumulation. Applications include 3D video rigs, pole cameras and security. Ikegami also produces a wide range of cameras for use in broadcast studios, OB vehicles, shoulder-mounted EFP and ENG applications and medical television.


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