BVE 2016: UK debut for Ross Video Trackless Studio
Ross Video showed Trackless Studio – a new virtual set software that works without camera tracking – for the first time in the UK at Broadcast Video Expo. Built on top of the XPression Real-Time Motion Graphics System, this intuitive product brings virtual environments to a new set of customers.
Trackless Studio allows users to perform dramatic camera moves (crane or jib), utilise multiple cameras, perform transitions, add live inputs, trigger real-time 3D graphics, recall clips or still images, and create macros for complex events. It also uses stationary physical cameras, instead of encoded camera heads or optical tracking systems, with all movement handled by virtual cameras inside of the XPression scene.
Thanks to Ross Video’s solutions-oriented strategy, Trackless Studio works well with other Ross products, including Carbonite switchers and Ross Dashboard control software. For example, the joystick on the Carbonite can be used to move virtual cameras, and Trackless Studio shows up as a supported device in Dashboard. Other methods of remote control are possible with the on-board web server and through optional X-Keys control panels.