New live streaming cameras at CES 2023 from Sony, Panasonic, PTZOptics and Logitech

New Camera Releases at CES this year

Attendees of CES 2023 are in for a treat this year with the grand unveiling of new live-streaming cameras from companies such as Sony, Logitech, PTZOptics, HuddleCamHD, and Panasonic. 2021 and 2022 were slow years for new technology releases especially as the live streaming and video production industry boomed with demand and suffered supply chain issues. New video production features and live streaming-focused product design are central to all five products in our list that will make video pros want to upgrade their kit. These new products boast new 4K resolution, advanced compatibility with software such as OBS, and connectivity options to make your live streaming setups easier and more robust. Whether you’re looking to add a new camera to your rig or an all-in-one setup with wireless accessories, there are options available to meet any budget and provide the ultimate entertainment solution. With these five amazing products on display at CES 2023, it’s clear that the future of streaming has never looked brighter.

New SONY Cameras at CES

New SONY PTZ Camera
Sony Camera released at CES

SONY will be showing off their latest Cinema PTZ camera line the FR7. The FR7 is the first Netflix-approved pan, tilt, and zoom (PTZ) camera available today, it offers a full-frame sensor. The camera features network control for robotic PTZ controls along with SDI and HDMI outputs. The camera also features a professional XLR input along with Genlock capabilities. The FR7 supports a range of lenses that can be attached to provide cinematic-quality video for even the highest-end productions. This is a very high-quality PTZ camera made by SONY that starts at $10,000. If you are shooting a movie or building out a high-end studio this is the right camera for you. Learn more about the FR7 here.

New PTZOptics Cameras at CES

PTZOptics is announcing a new line-up of pan, tilt, and zoom (PTZ) robotically controllable cameras this year called the Move 4K. The Move 4K cameras feature auto-tracking capabilities with the ability to lock in on specific subjects and follow them automatically with pan, tilt and zoom controls. The new Move 4K cameras have been announced as the natural replacement for the award-winning PTZOptics Gen 2 cameras as they offer many of the same features with the future-proof upgrade of 4K resolution. PTZOptics Move 4K cameras offer SDI, HDMI, NDI and USB connection options for video professionals to accommodate a wide range of video production hardware including Blackmagic video switchers. PTZOptics cameras support integrated camera controls with vMix, Wirecast, Livestream Studio, MimoLive, and OBS with an OBS plugin.

PTZOptics Move 4K Camera Line at CES

PTZOptics is also announcing a new camera designed for creators called the Studio Pro. The Studio Pro features a high-quality 12X optical zoom lens with a Panasonic CMOS sensor that supports Full HD video at up to 60 frames per second. The Studio Pro is unique in part because it includes a new time-of-flight focus solution that allows users to keep objects in an extremely sharp focus during live streaming and video presentations. The Studio is also unique because of an included light that is powered by the camera making the camera a full solution for high-quality video even during online meetings. The Studio Pro will be available at just $699 and will include NDI connectivity for live streaming applications with software such as OBS, vMix, Wirecast, TriCaster, and MimoLive.

PTZOptics Studio Pro Camera

New Panasonic Cameras at CES

Panasonic is rumored to be announcing a new full-frame mirrorless camera at CES. The Panasonic Lumix S5 Mark II is a mirrorless DSLR camera with a full-frame sensor. The Panasonic GH6 is also likely to be announced as a new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera. Panasonic did not release too many cameras in 2022 and the CES show seems like the likely place for Panasonic to make some large announcements. The GH6 can produce a staggering 120 frames per second in 4K. Can someone say 4K in slow motion? Full-HD rates for video are supported at up to 300fps (12.5x) slow motion. With the updated 25MP sensor and the ability to capture bitrates super high bitrates, this is the camera you can use to capture B-Roll that will make your videos and live streams incredible.

New HuddleCamHD Cameras at CES

HuddleCamHD will be showing off a new auto-tracking webcam called the MiniTrack 4K Pro. The MiniTrack 4K Pro is a USB-connected plug-and-play webcam with auto-tracking and auto-framing features ideal for presentations and online meetings. The MiniTrack features a remote control unlike many standard webcams which gives users control of electronic pan, tilt, and zoom (PTZ) controls like a real (and much more expensive) PTZ camera. The MiniTrack is a super-affordable option available in the webcam space giving video creators powerful professional features at a low $199 price point. HuddleCamHD is a sister company to PTZOptics and will be showing off its auto-tracking camera solutions including the MiniTrack 4K Pro at the PTZOptics booth noted below.

Booth Locations at CES

It’s no wonder that the five new live-streaming products shown at CES 2023 have been making waves in the industry. From innovative technology to intuitive design, they offer a wide range of features that continues to push the boundaries of live video production. Whether you’re looking for seamless streaming connection options or an all-in-one setup, these products provide the perfect solution and show that the future of streaming is here. If you are attending CES in person, the booth numbers and locations have been provided below for companies mentioned in the article.

  1. Netgear ( BOOTH: 11218) – 
  2. Logitech ( BOOTH: Veronese 2401A , …AND MORE)
  3. SONY (BOOTH: 18600 , 19129 , 19269 , …AND MORE)
  4. PTZOptics ( BOOTH: 19183)
  5. Panasonic (BOOTH: 16317 , N245 , N246 , …AND MORE)
Chief Streaming Officer at PTZOptics
Paul Richards is the Chief Streaming Officer for PTZOptics. Richards is the author of Helping Your Church Live Stream, Esports in Education, the Accelerated Broadcast Club Curriculum, and other live streaming related publications.
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