IO Industries Launches Volumetric Video Capture Camera at IBC 2019
London, ON, September 11th, 2019 – IO Industries Inc. announces the world premiere of their new camera, Volucam™, will be at IBC 2019, Hall 12-G65.
Designed specifically for volumetric video capture studios, the camera incorporates key innovations resulting in accelerated workflow, simplified studio configuration and reduced support time.
A typical volumetric video capture studio employs an array of machine vision camera heads interfaced with a cluster of external PC's for recording and storage. After a recording session, data is transferred from the PC cluster into the rendering farm's centralized storage for processing. This means there is a delay before processing can start in the rendering farm.
Volucam eliminates the delay to processing by allowing direct data transfer to the rendering farm's storage while recording is in progress. Volucam's internal high-capacity storage buffers raw video while the camera's 10GigE fiber optic port simultaneously transfers buffered video to the rendering farm's storage via a 10GigE switch. A PC cluster is no longer needed for temporary video storage, tremendously simplifying studio configuration. The reduction in hardware and cabling results in a studio that's easier to configure, operate and support.
IO Industries said Volucam will initially be available with options for 1TB or 2TB of physical internal storage. A lossless compression engine in the camera can be optionally enabled to extend recording times.
IO Industries indicated Volucam will include models featuring a variety of Sony's IMX global shutter CMOS image sensors with selectable frame rates. Some examples are 12MP/60fps, 4K/90fps and HD/300fps.
Other camera features include precise multi-camera synchronization, LTC input, live video output with 12G-SDI, an interchangeable lens mount for C-mount and Canon EF-mount lenses and optional camera control software to manage camera settings in large scale studio configurations.
A live demonstration of Volucam can be seen at the IBC exhibition in Hall 12, Stand G65.
About IO Industries
IO Industries Inc. (http://www.ioindustries.com) designs cutting-edge digital video equipment. Since 1991 we have focused on providing our customers with high performance and high quality solutions for all types of digital video applications. Our products are proudly designed and built in Canada, at our headquarters in London, Ontario.