Watch: Canon PTZs Ride the Waves...for Pepperdine Athletics Productions

A Canon CR-X300 4K PTZ sits pool side for sports.
(Image credit: Canon)

Pepperdine University has upgraded its sports broadcast capabilities. A key component in the streaming of games across all the Waves sports is the Canon  
CR-300 4K outdoor PTZ.

"We brought on Game-On Entertainment, and they do a fantastic job," explained Roger C. Horne, assistant director of athletics for communications at Pepperdine. "We're trying to make this the highest-level broadcast we can, something comparable to what you see on TV, and they help us do that."

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"He asked if that was something we would be interested in and I replied as quickly as I could, 'Absolutely. Yes,'" said Willy Rodriguez, president of Game-On Entertainment.

A Canon PTZ camera overlooks the Pepperdine soccer pitch.

(Image credit: Canon)

For Rodriguez, the choice to use Canon PTZ cameras seemed pretty easy. With the CR-300, Pepperdine and Game-On have flexibility in the camera angles they can capture from different vantage points for different sports. Plus, an operator can remotely control the camera. That is not only a major factor in today's hybrid world, but Game-On can get the camera in tricky spots that don't allows allow for a camera operator. 

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From covering impressive ranges of a different types of fields to ease of use, check it out for yourself. You can watch and see exactly how the different sports at Pepperdine are using PTZ cameras for a high-quality streaming experience.  

Wayne Cavadi
Senior Content Manager

Wayne Cavadi is the senior content manager of Systems Contractor News. Prior to taking a leap into the Pro AV industry, Wayne was a journalist and content lead for Turner Sports, covering the NCAA, PGA, and Major and Minor League Baseball. His work has been featured in a variety of national publications including Bleacher Report, Lindy's Magazine, and The Advocate. When not writing, he hosts the DII Nation Podcast, committed to furthering the stories and careers of NCAA Division II student-athletes. Follow his work on Twitter at @WayneCavadi_2 or the SCN mag Twitter page.