OBSBOT Tail Air AI-Powered PTZ Streaming Camera

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OBSBOT Tail Air AI-Powered PTZ Streaming Camera
Key Features
  • Compact 4K USB PTZ Camera with 4x Zoom
  • 1/1.8" CMOS, 6-Axis Gyro, 2-Axis Gimbal
  • AI Subject Tracking, NDI|HX3 Support
  • 8-Element Lens with f/1.8 Aperture
Add a powerful broadcasting camera to your remote, home, or conference room environment that can follow you around the room with the OBSBOT Tail Air AI-Powered PTZ Streaming Camera. The Tail Air is an updated 4K smart streaming PTZ camera that features remote software control of its pan, tilt, and zoom functions as well as allowing hand gestures for control and auto-tracking.
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OBSBOT Tail Air Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2
  • 3AI Tracking
  • 4Low-Light Performance
  • 5Multiview
  • 6Gesture Control
  • 7Optional NDI|HX3 Support
  • 8Multiple Interfaces
  • 9Software and Streaming Applications
Add a powerful broadcasting camera to your remote, home, or conference room environment that can follow you around the room with the OBSBOT Tail Air AI-Powered PTZ Streaming Camera. The Tail Air is an updated 4K smart streaming PTZ camera that features remote software control of its pan, tilt, and zoom functions as well as allowing hand gestures for control and auto-tracking.

The Tail Air updates its features from the Tiny 2 with a more powerful 1/1.8" CMOS 8MP sensor; updated AI human/animal/object tracking, updated gesture control 2.0, micro-HDMI output, a 3.5mm audio input jack, optional NDI|HX3 support, Ethernet/PoE connectivity with an optional adapter, and high-quality, low-light performance with infrared tracking.

AI Tracking
Activate Human Tracking and Tail Air will smoothly follow the subject, freeing you from gimbal adjustments. The intelligent tracking algorithm seamlessly keeps the subject in frame, enabling hands-free operation to concentrate on capturing outstanding video.

The improved Animal Tracking feature is now more accurate and intelligent than ever before, making it easier to show off your beloved cat, dog, or horse companions in your shot videos.

There is nothing you can't track with the Object Tracking feature. It's time to explore new tracking objects and bring your innovative ideas to life.

Low-Light Performance
The Tail Air's tracking performance works well either in long-distance condition, get yourself free from the limited tracking space. It maintains reliable, smooth, and consistent tracking even in low-light conditions, and it performs great in high-speed tracking, effortlessly tracking you, even in fast-paced scenarios. It persists in tracking the target even if it's briefly blocked by obstacles.
Utilizing TOF (Time of Flight) technology, the Tail Air can precisely calculate the Time of Flight and accurately measure the distance between the camera and the target. This advanced feature enhances focus efficiency in both bright and low-light shooting by emitting a beam of infrared light.
Multiview
When you activate the AI Director Grids feature, the OBSBOT AI algorithm will automatically divide the captured video into different grids in real time, such as AI Auto Framing grid and Preset Positions preview, and more. Click the grid where you want it on Air to swiftly manage your live stream image.
Gesture Control
Effortlessly manage your Tail Air with intuitive Gesture Control 2.0 to simplify video shooting process. The newly added dynamic gestures enable seamless and precise zoom adjustments, while the "ok" gesture allows you to remotely start/stop recording.

  • Start/Stop recording
  • Lock target/unlock target
  • Zoom in/zoom out
  • Dynamic zoom in/zoom out
Optional NDI|HX3 Support
NDI is one of the most advanced video technologies that merges high-quality, low-latency video, audio, controls, and metadata into one stream. The Tail Air is compatible with NDI with an optional license via wireless and an optional Ethernet adapter, offering endless potential for creating efficient, easy-to-use live streams on a network for single or multi-camera setups.
Multiple Interfaces
The Tail Air comes with several built-in interfaces that allow it to have abundant compatibility. You can output its video signal directly to a screen or integrate it seamlessly into your current live stream workflow.

  • Use the micro HDMI port for outputting up to 4K30 and 1080p60 for supervising the image, and get it involved into your workflow
  • The USB-C port on Tail Air is efficient, offering data transmission and power supply capabilities along with the option to turn Tail Air into a high-quality webcam.
  • With a USB-C to Ethernet adapter, you can connect Tail Air to an Ethernet cable for enhanced connectivity, and PoE (Power over Ethernet) support takes Tail Air's capabilities to the next level.
Software and Streaming Applications
Besides the exclusive designed OBSBOT Start App for mobiles and tablets, OBSBOT WebCam is now compatible with Tail Air as well for controlling, managing, and making more practical settings. Furthermore, you can instantly start a livestream at any time, from anywhere.

  • Say goodbye to immutable image settings. With OBSBOT Start, you can manually adjust image parameters in real time, whether you're livestreaming or not. These adjustments will take effect instantly whenever you want them to.
  • OBSBOT Start has internal access to the most popular social livestream platforms. This means that your video signal can be instantly and directly pushed on air within seconds from anywhere you like.

OBSBOT Tail Air Specs

Key Specs
Built-In Microphone Type
Stereo
IP Streaming
H.245, H.265, MJPEG: UHD 4K, 1080p
Video Outputs
1x USB-C 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
1x Micro-HDMI
Audio I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Stereo Input
PoE Support
Yes
Power I/O
1x USB-C
Image Sensor
Image Sensor
1/1.8"-Type CMOS
Sensor Resolution
Effective: 8.4 Megapixel (3856 x 2176)
White Balance
2000 to 10,000K
Camera
Shutter Speed
1/8000 to 1 Second
Precise Scan Rate Control
No
Max Digital Zoom
4x
Built-In Microphone Type
Stereo
IR Cut Filter
No
Flip / Mirror Support
Image Flip
Lens
Focal Length
23mm
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Minimum Focus Distance
Wide: 0.9" / 2.3 cm
Image Stabilization
Optical
Digital
Focus Control
Autofocus
Video Output
Output Formats
HDMI, USB: 3840 x 2160p at 24, 25, 30 fps
1920 x 1080p at 24, 25, 30, 50, 60 fps
Embedded Audio
HDMI/NDI/USB/Wireless
IP Streaming
H.245, H.265, MJPEG: UHD 4K, 1080p
IP Multi-Stream Support
Yes
Control
Move Speed
120°/sec
Movement Range
Pan: 300° (-150 to 150°)
Tilt: 97° (-65 to 32°)
Tally Light
Yes
Supported Control Protocols
IP
NDI
Interfaces
Video Outputs
1x USB-C 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
1x Micro-HDMI
Audio I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Stereo Input
Wi-Fi
Yes
Bluetooth
5.0
System Requirements
OS Compatibility
Windows 10 or Later
Windows 8
Windows 7
macOS 10.13 or Later
Mobile App Compatible
Yes: Android & iOS
App Name: OBSBOT Start
Power
PoE Support
Yes
Power I/O
1x USB-C
Environmental
Operating Temperature
14 to 104°F / -10 to 40°C
General
Security Lock Support
Yes
Physical
Dimensions
5.2 x 2.88 x 2.73" / 132.5 x 73.25 x 69.25 mm
Weight
12.2 oz / 344.5 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.84 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.7 x 4.5 x 4"

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