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Live Auto Tracking Camera System

Live Auto Tracking Camera System

I think you are going to enjoy this live demo of our auto tracking camera the SimplTrack. The picture above shows the live auto tracking camera in work with a picture in the top left of the camera itself and the IP control software in the bottom left. In this video, which was live streamed to both YouTube and Facebook, we review some basic facts about our new auto-tracking camera.


The HuddleCamHD camera is and has been designed to enable the automation of camera control. This high tech camera can track subjects at distances up to 50 feet away from the camera and this really shows the level of tech used on this camera. Users have always been amazed at the swift and easy setup and network management of the HuddleCamHD. The naming could be related to the simple, swift and easy usage of the HuddleCamHD. The HuddleCamHD posseses advanced tracking options that allows you less worries, once your camera has been installed. This means you will never have to worry about camera operations again! and that’s just one good news cause we’re gonna be looking at some of its features which are as follows :



The HuddleCamHDis known to be extremely reliable when it comes to auto-tracking with the use of motion technologies it easily sets up zones for where you don’t want to be tracked such as TVs, or any other of thing or object that can distracts movement.


The HuddleCamHD has made its set up very easy and friendly with users. With the HuddleCamHD users are known to get the easiest solutions from the camera by simply installing the HD-SDI cable, attached to the frame grabber  and one will be outrightly ready to plug into his/her PC!

The HuddleCamHD also allows and gives access to easy Plug-and-Play USB 3.0 Video. You could easily do this by simply connecting your camera to a PC, Mac or ChromeBox and begin auto tracking! The SimplTrack Software will be needed on your PC and also on your network.


The HuddleCamHD Works well with almost every online video conferencing software that has no need for additional drivers or principal connections.

  1. CAN BE SEEN IN 1080P:

The HuddleCamHD SimplTrack makes use of  IP streaming for crystal clear videos. it’s outputs normally come in1080p with 60 frames per second whether it’s done through SDI or converted to USB 3.0 it still gives same perfect output.


The HuddleCamHD has a mind-blowing an advantage  when mounting the SimplTrack. You have the opportunity and advantage to ceiling mount & vertically flip the tripod mount to the floor, or you could prefer using the provided tripod adapter column paired with a third eight wall mounting solution.


With the HuddleCamHD SimplaTrack you can remotely manage multiple SimplTrack systems from the SimplTrack Software and that leaves you with the advantage of easily controlling multiple cameras from one software on the same network. NICE!


The HuddleCamHD camera is known to possess a high end technical feature that allows users to stream videos with the cameras IP camera interface feature.


While working with the HuddleCamHD users are disclosed to the advantage of managing their SD card. This feature helps for more accuracy in keeping works.


The HuddleCamHD SimplTrack uses varieties considering its field of view, it uses 2 lenses for tracking. Then the upper lens gets used for the recording/streaming and it also has a 60° FOV horizontal, while the bottom lens has a FOV of 78° horizontal, and 44° vertical which is a very big advantage.

  1. USB 2.0 vs USB 3.0:

The HuddleCamHD uses a USB 3.0 is that is known to be 10 times faster than USB 2.0. Simply meaning that USB 2.0 is much less expensive for running cablings and it does not require a quad  processor for optimal performance. Currently the HuddleCamHD offers a  super wireless USB 2.0 extension system called the USB2Air. This USB2Air is a Windows only software which can support up to 30 Megabits of bandwidth per second and trust me it’s an advantage for the user.


The HuddleCamHD camera can be used either wall, ceiling, or pole mounted. But we do suggest using one of the HuddleCamHD camera wall mounts when wall mounting the camera. These camera wall mounts are products of the USA and they include all the necessary hardwares for any installation to be made.But If you are ceiling mounting the camera then you should be left with two options which state that it’s either you use a pole mount or a flush mount. But we’ll recommend the flush mount because it can be installed directly to any ceiling with included the hardware.


Every HuddleCamHD camera comes with an IR remote control which is meant to be used for camera PTZ and configuration. While using you will notice that each IR remote control can control like 3 cameras and that there is a switch on the back of each camera you can use to set the IR receiver  where you want to control multiple cameras from a single IR remote. Users should not forget that it’s supposed to be on screen display menu, so you can use that advantage to fine tune their camera settings ( This cab be done on on all cameras except 3X and 10X 720). Setting and calling presets can be done by simply pressing the set button and the number you which to set the preset to. Then to call the preset you simply press the number buttons you have assigned, then all you have to do at this stage is just to press the call button and then it’s done.


Each HuddleCamHD SimplTrack camera should come with an RS-232 control which is meant to utilize specifically the SONY VISCA camera protocol. By default users are given the opportunity to control the camera from an AV control system such as a Crestron or AMX touch screen this just makes work alot easier. This enables all users to can convert the RS-232 DB9 cable to USB and control cameras with their VISCA Control Software. These VICSA software also opens up a host of new features immediately it setup properly. It leaves you with an unlimited ability and capability on the camera control from any given computer, tablet or smartphone to your given network.


The HuddleCamHD camera now offers a full USB-based video conferencing system that is specifically designed to work with any online meeting software such as Skype for Business and the HuddleCamHD Teams systems are known to be very easy during installation of those kits designed for video conferencing, live streaming, webinars, and lots more. Each system includes a fully configured Intel NUC computer with Windows 10, 8GB of Ram, and by default a 256 Solid State Hard Drive with 4 USB 3.0 ports. These systemp are made up of just what you need for installation including all the necessary mounting tools, hardware and installation manuals.


The HuddleCamHD always camera comes with a 2 year manufacturer warranty and this warranty covers any manufacturer defects or spoils within the first 2 years and also let’s not the higher versions like the HuddlePod Air, HuddlePod Air BIG Audio, and all its tools including mounts all come with a 3-year warranty. But this warranty does not cover actual end user spoils or damage. Out of all the USB2Air stands to be the only product from HuddleCamHD that includes just a 1-year warranty but the good news is that users are granted the ability to contact HuddleCamHD anytime for live support and technical assistance.


The HuddleCamHD offers cables you will need in different situations while using their product for your video project with the exception of a USB extension system. The HuddleCamHD doed offer every user a Wireless USB 2.0 extension system called the USB2Air but we should note this product comes with a 25 foot maximum distance and only works with computers that use Windows. The HuddleCamHD cabling systems and options are available in an increased manner of 25 feet up to 100 feet but if your project happens to requires longer cabling then you have the option of contacting the HuddleCamHD’s support team for a custom solution. The DB9 cabling camera can be used to extend the connections from your joystick to the first camera and this enables you also to daisy-chain this cabling to a 2nd, 3rd and 4th camera using a Cascade cabling system.

Tripod mount auto tracking camera

Tripod mount auto tracking camera


The HuddleCamHD SimplTrack Software is known to be compatible to different operating systems including windows 7 up, Mac OS X, Chrome OS and also Linux. It is also known for its acceptance to a wide variety of software’s it can work with and we’re going to be showing a list of many Softwares that it supports and they are as follows:

  • Acano
  • Adobe Connect
  • Blue Jeans
  • Cisco Jabber
  • Cisco WebEX
  • Facetime
  • Fuzebox
  • Google Hangout
  • Compatibility:
  • GoToMeeting
  • Lifesize
  • Microsoft Lync
  • The MeetFree.US
  • Polycom Real Presence
  • Rada vision
  • The Spontania
  • Skype for business
  • TurboMeeting
  • Vidyo
  • VSee and
  • The Zoom.US
USB 3.0 Auto Tracking Camera

USB 3.0 Auto Tracking Camera


While using the HuddleCamHD we tend to notice that users are exposed to many advantages stocked up with many wide compatibility on the features of the camera. This simply means that one has the ability to perform in a highly advanced manner for example the fact that you can configure your screen for work is an advantage. The HuddleCamHD SimplTrack has been known to automate camera control and reliably track subjects at distances up to 50 feet away from the camera, it was programmed that way and wow you will be amazed at the advantages you will be exposed to while using SimplTrack  with advanced tracking options, once your camera has been installed you can now access these unique advantages then you should start your video project! So now we’re going to be highlighting some of its advancedvatages of the HuddleCamHD SimplTrack and they are as follows.

  • The HuddleCamHD allows every user the ability to extend USB 3 .0 .
  • It gives all users the accessories needed for a live camera demo.
  • It provides the ability for users to set the Field of View to their choice.
  • The HuddleCamHD provides users with a camera catalog .
  • Gives wide variety of video conferencing accessories.
  • Comes with a whole new complete system! 20X.
  • Has a complete setting for the optical zoom feature.
  • Allows viewing at 60°
  • Allows rendering of videos at 1080p.
  • The HuddleCamHD allows automatic camera operations.
  • Has Reliable auto-tracking motion technology with very easy set up.
  • Generally easy set up and setting system.
  • Allows connection to your camera on a PC, Mac or ChromeBox and can also auto track on these platforms. (SimplTrack Software had to be installed on Windows PC on your network).
  • Supports an ideal field of view
  • The HuddleCamHD SimplTrack makes use of double (2) lenses for tracking and users get the choice to cry the lens at 60° FOV horizontally, FOV of 78° horizontally or 44° vertically.
  • Users have the choice of softwares to be used.
  • The HuddleCamHD works with virtually every online video conferencing software with no need for additional drivers or proprietary connections.
  • Full HD resolution that can be seen in 1080p.
  • The HuddleCamHD SimplTrack uses 3G-SDI or IP streaming for crystal clear video and it also outputs videos in 1080p at the rate of 60 frames per second .
  • Allows robust/versatile  installation options.
  • When mounting the SimplTrack you are allowed alot of mounting systems /styles to make use of, for example you are allowed the versa of ceiling mounting, tripod mounting to the floor, or using the tripod adapter for wall mounting solution.
  • Has a completely responsive remote management.
  • Users can remotely manage multiple SimplTrack systems from the SimplTrack Software and easily control multiple cameras from one software with the same network.


The HuddleCamHD SimplTrack is open to a lot of capabilities, the camera is known to have many features, but let’s not forget it’s capabilities. So now we’re gonna be looking at some of the key capabilities and the rates at which the HuddleCamHD performs, so let’s get started with the :

  • Frame Rate: Maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080p @ 60 fps
  • Lens Zoom: 20X Optical Zoom, f=4.7-94mm
  • Video CMOS Sensor: 1/2.8” EXMOR, 2.14 Mega Pixel
  • Pan Movement: ±170°
  • Tilt Rotation: Up: +90°, Down: -30°
  • Presets: 256 Presets
  • Video Signal: 3G-SDI, RTSP, RTMP & USB 3.0 (w/ included frame grabber)
  • Top lens Field of View: 3° (tele) 59° (wide) Horizontal
  • Bottom Lens Field of View: 44° (vertical) 78° (horizontal)
  • Control: IP & RS-232
  • Lasts 1 Year with parts and labor
  • Technical Specifications
  • Baud Rate: 9600 bps
  • Controller Signal Config: Phoenix Connector (VISCA IN)
  • Input Voltage: DC 12V 2.5A (Phoenix Connector)
  • Input Power: 20W (Max)
  • Power Supply Adapter: 12V DC 2.5A
  • Material: Aluminum, Plastic
  • Network: 10/100
  • Weight: 3.92 lbs (1.78kg)
  • Dimensions (in.): 6.3″ x 6.3″ x 8.7″
  • Dimensions (mm.): 160mm x 160mm x 221mm
  • Box Dimensions (in.): 20″ x 14″ x 12″
  • Box Dimensions(mm.): 508mm x 355.6mm x 304.8mm
  • Field of View calculations
  • Video Conferencing Accessories
  • New complete systems! 20X
  • High Optical zoom


These below are the terms associated with the HuddleCamHD SimplTrack including All distances in feet, Terms *Width (Horizontal Field of View), *Height (Vertical Field of View), *Telephoto (Fully Zoomed In) – and Wide (Fully Zoomed Out) 0 1. So were going to be looking at these and they are as follows, the HuddleCamHD SimplTrack possesses : 3X Telephoto Wide with 0.0 0.0 Width and 0.0 0.0 eight 3XA with casing made of Material: Aluminum, Plastic and possesses

  • Weight: 3.92 lbs (1.78kg)
  • Dimensions (in.): 6.3″ x 6.3″ x 8.7″
  • Dimensions (mm.): 160mm x 160mm x 221mm


The HuddleCamHD SimplTrack auto-tracking using motion technology. Easily set up zones for where you don’t want to be tracked such as TVs, doorways, or any other movement distraction. With an easy set up giving the easiest solution possible from the camera. This camera also allows easy connection of the users camera to a PC, Mac or ChromeBox and also allows fast auto tracking! The SimplTrack Softwarehelps acheive this so it must be installed on Windows PC network connection.

This awesome camera ( HuddleCamHD) SimplTrack has an Ideal field of view that allows all SimplTrack users use 2 lenses for tracking in this process the upper lens gets used for the recording/streaming and has a 60° FOV horizontal, while the bottom lens has a FOV of 78° horizontal, and 44° vertical. It also allows users make good use of their favorite software giving them free will and choice of the software to use. This also works with almost all online video conferencing softwares with no need for additional drivers or principal connections.

The HuddleCamHD SimplTrack is known for using 3G-SDI for producing clear video outputs with about 1080 pixels rendering at 60 frames per second (FPS) and also allows versatile Installation Options.

When mounting the HuddleCamHD SimplTrack you have the ability to ceiling mount & vertically flip, tripod mount to the floor, or you can use the tripod adapter column paired with a 3/8″ wall mounting solution.

This tracking camera can remotely manage multiple SimplTrack systems from the SimplTrack Software and it allows users to easily control multiple cameras from one software on the same network and we’d highly recommend the HuddleCamHD SimplTrack when it comes to Choosing the Right Camera for Your video project.

More on Auto-Tracking Cameras

Live Auto Tracking Camera Demo here.

Using an auto-tracking camera for live streaming on-stage talent here.

First look at our new USB Auto-Tracking camera here.

More on USB PTZ Camera Control

How to gain far end PTZ camera control with HuddleCamHD here.

How to use RS232 over USB for far end camera control here.

New far end camera control software for Windows computers here.

HuddleCamHD IR Remote Control overview here.

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