Canon Europe announced the release of its remote control system for still image shooting. Sports photography and news media use remote photography extensively to capture still images from various viewpoints or angles that cannot be achieved with conventional photography methods. The Robotic Camera System CR-S700R release is driven by the needs of professional photographers to operate cameras remotely to shoot still images and is part of Canon’s commitment to deliver convenient solutions.
(Robotic Camera System CR-S700R installed upright)
Main features and components
The remote pan head uses a centre type rotational axis that makes the optical axis of the camera perpendicular to the rotational axis of the remote pan head, enabling smooth remote operations such as zooming, panning, tilting, and rolling. Ideally suited to follow subjects that move at high speed during sporting events, the remote pan head benefits from a compact design with a turning radius of approximately 260mm and can be used upright or underslung.
(Robotic Camera System CR-S700R or underslung)
Remote control solution for EOS camera operation
The Robotic Camera System CR-S700R revolves around a remote pan head that can be used to remotely control and shoot still images using a compatible EOS camera.
The Camera Remote Application CR-A100 (software sold separately) enables users to control multiple cameras from a PC, display live view images, and remotely trigger a camera or simultaneously shoot with multiple cameras. CR-A100 software controls the Robotic Camera System CR-S700R and cameras via a PC. It displays live view images from multiple cameras using the IP camera controller CR-G100 and can control a single camera or simultaneous shoot using multiple specified cameras, streamlining the workflow of still image shooting at the news site.
(IP camera controller CR-G100)
(Camera Remote Application CR-A100
Robotic Camera System CR-S700R availability