Pixellot Unveils AI-Automated Sports Camera, Show S3
Pixellot has unveiled its Pixellot Show S3, its next-gen artificial intelligence (AI)-automated sports camera designed to transform the way sports are captured and streamed.
With what the company calls “superior image and audio quality”, versatile coverage options, and advanced AI capabilities, the Pixellot Show S3 will continue Pixellot’s legacy of setting the standard for automated sports capture, production, and delivery, according to the company.
With over 3M games produced to date, the S3’s development was based on eight years of field experience and collaborative customer feedback from every corner of the world. It was specifically designed to address the current challenges of sports organizations looking to livestream games easily and cost-effectively, making it ideal for sports leagues and federations, educational organizations, and broadcasters.
Featuring a 12K three-camera array in one compact and lightweight unit, the Pixellot Show S3 captures every detail of the game, providing a vivid, sharp video image for fans, and a high-quality analysis solution for coaches. Its unique, multiple production modes provide different viewing angles for the fans and the coaching staff including a broadcast view, a tactical view for analysis, and a full-pitch panoramic view.
The S3 delivers superior image quality with a 50% boost in resolution, says the company. This feature improves the AI visual tracking algorithms, upgrading ball and player tracking, resulting in a smoother and more refined video output. The camera system can be operated under varying conditions for 19 different sports, including full pitches or small courts, indoors and outdoors, from distance, or close to the pitch.
The size and weight of the camera was reduced significantly, and the installation process was radically simplified. The compact 7.7lbs camera makes it easy to mount even in hard-to-access locations; thanks to a single cable that connects all the components, the installation and setup process is now fast and cost-effective.
“We are thrilled to introduce the Pixellot Show S3 to the market, creating a new standard for sports streaming as part of our end-to-end sports video and data solution,” said Alon Werber, CEO of Pixellot. “The S3’s superior image quality and improved AI capabilities enable sports streaming with unparalleled precision and clarity. We also made sure to significantly simplify the system installation process making it easier for sports organizations to scale at a faster and more cost-effective pace.”
“The Pixellot Show S3 represents another milestone in automated sports technology,” added Gal Oz, co-founder and CTO of Pixellot. “Together with our open platform which integrates video, data, and monetization capabilities, the S3 empowers sports organizations and coaches to capture and share games at a whole new level of quality. The S3 provides multiple capturing modes to cater to the needs of the viewers and the coaching staff and runs on Linux OS for advanced security and privacy.”