camera : William Harrel – Journalist

Review of the Altia Systems PanCast 2 at Digital TrendsLogitech’s Brio 4K Webcam [amazon_link asins=’B01N5UOYC4′ template=’CopyOf-PriceLink’ store=’store-1′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’6049cb3d-c4ab-11e7-bdcc-d737613b9cc9′] briefly had bragging rights as the maker of the only 4K Webcam, but Altia Systems’ Panacast 2 [amazon_link asins=’B01BUKIOYW’ template=’CopyOf-PriceLink’ store=’store-1′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’49f58c80-c4ab-11e7-b701-9b2a5fce3d93′] has changed that—and then some. Perhaps to sophisticated be called a mere “webcam,” — Altia calls it a “camera system” — it’s $1,000 price tag relegates it to businesses, and the most dedicated video conferencing consumers. This is a webcam on steroids

[amazon_link asins=’B01BUKIOYW’ template=’ProductAd’ store=’store-1′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’2f95882f-c4ab-11e7-a103-8d39b4e319fd’]It promises a 180-degree coverage area with automatic panoramic zooming and exceptionally clear video. It’s also small and elegant in appearance. Unfortunately, the zooming feature costs extra, as does a very slick add-on called Whiteboard that automatically centers on a whiteboard during, well, a whiteboard presentation. As our Panacast 2 Camera System review will show, this gadget is high-tech and impressive — but by the time you get it decked out the way you want it, it could cost you about $1,350. For most individuals, (and even most companies) this is the kind of investment that requires serious consideration.

Read the entire review at Digital Trends