Why use NEWTON stabilized remote heads in live TV broadcast production

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Newton Nordic manufactures the NEWTON system that remotely controls and stabilizes professional TV and film cameras in movement. With reliable stabilization but discreet features the NEWTON camera head is made to be moving in the center of the action for the capturing of live events in new dynamic ways. Through our products and our services, we offer our customers value in many ways.

Production value

NEWTON stabilized remote heads are used in the most prestigious broadcast productions in the world and here are a few reasons.
More camera angles

A NEWTON stabilized remote head on a moving platform enables fast changes of positions of the camera, thus giving you more camera angles.

NEW camera ANGLES AND POSITIONS

As NEWTON is compact, it also enables cameras to be positioned where a camera man or a big remote head would be hard to hide for the other cameras or for the audience onsite. For example, at stage performances, NEWTON is a popular solution between the performers and the audience, due to its low profile features.

MOVING SHOTS

Through premium gyro-stabilization and auto-horizon performance, NEWTON delivers outstanding image stability even during aggressive maneuvers and accelerations, in high speed wind and in strong g-forces. This enables these remote controlled cameras to be shooting during motion and to create moving shots while following the action on various moving camera platforms.

Broadcast integration

NEWTON is made for live broadcast and utilizes industry standard and uncompressed signals with seamless integration from camera to broadcast facilities. NEWTON also offers mounting and power out for a wide range of third party broadcast and cinema equipment.

Precise camera operation

To create smooth dynamic footage with a remote-controlled head, it is essential to use a control panel with the right touch. The propitiatory NEWTON controller is developed with the input of professional broadcast operators and is highly demanded in the industry for its ergonomics, high customizability and intuitive control feel.

Reliable performance

At live TV broadcast where the whole world is watching, It is crucial that the equipment works flawlessly and Newton Nordic puts a lot of emphasis on creating high quality hardware products with dependable firmware. The NEWTON system has since the beginning of 2016 proven its reliability at the biggest productions on the globe.

Cost reduction

A head with gyro stabilization often reduce costs since it opens up for simpler dolly solutions and less meticulous rigging. Compared to other stabilized heads seen on broadcast sets, NEWTON is sold and rented at a lower price point. With the services of Newton Nordic, the NEWTON system can also be integrated with various dolly systems for joint operation and thus eliminate the need of extra operators.

Application value

The NEWTON stabilized heads can be mounted on practically anything that moves and NEWTON has been seen delivering steady images from extreme moving platforms such as airplanes, helicopters, trains and speed boats. However, the following applications are the most popular for NEWTON and on their pages you can see how NEWTON adds value.

Ownership value

Besides being an excellent product, Newton Nordic strives to make the NEWTON system excellent to own.
Delivery & Training

To ensure reliable performance and successful productions all products undergo rigorous testing before reaching customers and all operators are recommended to undergo a one-day training before undertaking important assignments.

Manuals & Tutorials

On our website there are also manuals and tutorials in form of text and videos covering subjects such as assembling, balancing and tuning.

Firmware updates

The firmware of the NEWTON system is under constant development and all customers can download the latest update from the website. This ensures that a purchased NEWTON stays on top in the industry and compatible with the latest gear such as lens motors.

Warranty

All products from Newton Nordic come with 1-year warranty, which can be extended, and if accidents happen we easily repair and exchange parts.

SUPPORT AND RELATIONS

Our support staff is a quick call away and we are open Monday to Friday – 7:00 am to 10:00 pm CET. A majority of our customers have bought several systems from us and we believe one important reason is that we strive for our customers to be successful with our products.

Service Agreement

Newton Nordic offers various forms of support packages providing services such as discounted rental and backup systems. It is also possible to hand in older products for hardware refurbishment and upgrade to latest version.

Practicality

NEWTON is built in high quality rugged aluminium for wear and tear in harsh environments and the joints are weather sealed for dust and rain. Since the whole system consists of only the head and controller, the system is convenient to handle and transport. It can for example be brought by one person on a regular flight without overweight charges.

Product value

For the product features of our stabilized camera control system, see NEWTON HEAD

We supply complete solutions

We have over the years gained a lot of experience of integration of complete moving camera platforms, from camera to broadcast facilities. With our partners we work solution orientated and do not hesitate to contact us with questions or suggestions. Let’s see what we can offer to your specific demands.

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