NAB2017: Z3Cam-4K™ H.265 IP camera By Z3 Technology

  NAB2017: Z3Cam-4K™ H.265 IP camera By Z3 Technology

  Today’s Topic is related to teamwork between The Sony Company and Z3 Technology.

  Z3 TECHNOLOGY, LLC  is a USA-based manufacturer of H.265/HEVC & H.264 video encoding and decoding solutions, and IP camera systems. 

  The ingenious idea to Integrate SONY Camera Module FCB-ER8300 with Top quality Lens and Sensor as a Part of Expert Solution for Video Compression Using Z3 TECHNOLOGY knowledge.

  The result is Astonishing. The collaborating efforts bring 20x Optical and Digital Zoom on a basal ingredient SONY FCB-ER8300 and H.265/HEVC and H.264 encoding video support.

 About Z3 Technology

  Z3 Technology is a USA-based manufacturer of H.265/HEVC and H.264 video encoding and decoding solutions. Featuring the new Z3Cam-4K™ H.265 IP camera, ready-to-use ZEUS Video Encoders, and Decoders, and OEM production-ready modules ready to meet all user’s needs.

PIC. 1  Z3Cam-4K™ H.265 IP camera – Innovative ALL-In-One Product

A new Z3Cam-4K™ H.265 IP camera – KEY Features:

  • Integrates Sony’s FCB-ER8300 4K camera block,
  • High sensitivity image processor,
  • 4K Video Streaming in Real-Time, 
  • 4K (Ultra-HD) and HD resolutions,
  • Effective Pixels: 8.93 MPixel, 
  • Integrated autofocus, zoom, and optional manual focus,
  • 20x zoom using Sony’s Super Resolution Zoom Patented Technology,
  • Streaming up to 3 Streams: 3 – different streams in 4K, FHD, and HD resolutions with different bitrates simultaneously. 
  • Powering the Camera:
    • Power over Ethernet (PoE),
    • DC-12V 5.5mm Jack,
  • Composite Signal RCA Output, 
  • Microphone: 1x Input,
  • USB 2.0,
  • Ethernet RJ45: Gigabit Ethernet Interface for Camera IP connectivity, 
  • IP control and configuration,
  • ONVIF® Profile S compliant,
  • Noise reduction algorithm for high frequency and high detail areas,
  • Visibility Enhancer ICR – Day and Night,
  • High sensitivity image processor,
  • Easy Attaching to any standard tripod { 1/4 20 UNC },
  • Super Resolution Zoom (SRZ),
  • Sharpness and color reproduction in low light,
  • New Area specific Noise Reduction,
  • ePTZ,

Low Video Latency, 250 ms or less:

  H.265/HEVC or H.264 encoded video over IP with no additional equipment and no distance limitations.

Control & Interface:

  • IP Control and Configuration,
  • Z3 web interface,
  • Pass Sony VISCA™ Camera Control Commands over IP,
    Supports ONVIF® Profile S with Media Services 2.0,

Power Consumption – Typical:

7.5W typical while encoding H.265/HEVC video,

Certifications: CE, FCC, ONVIF Profile S Compliant,


  • 5.6 x 2.5 x 2.6 in,
  • 144 x 64 x 66 mm,


  • 1 lb 13 oz
  • 818 g ,




PIC. 2    1: RS-232 Serial; 2: USB 2.0; 3: Microphone Input;  4: Giga Ethernet (PoE);  

5: Status LED;  6: Composite Output;  7: 12V DC Power (Optional)


Never before the 4K streaming has been easier and cost-effective:

  The Z3Cam-4K™ H.265 IP camera provides 4K Ultra-HD video streaming over Gigabit Ethernet networks.

  Z3Cam-4K™ H.265 IP camera Integrates  FCB-ER8300 – 20x w/SRZ 1/2.33 4K ExmorR CMOS -3,840 x 2160 Color Block Camera and H.265

  Z3Cam-4K – It is a Compact Ultra-High Definition block camera, Powered by Sony’s latest 1/2.3-type Exmor R CMOS with 3840 x 2160 pixels QFHD resolution, 20x  Zoom with SONY’s SRZ – Super Resolution Zoom Technology.


4K IP  Camera Sphere of appliance:

   For building the smart traffic systems for highways, railways, and parking.

   Perfect for Supervising in Airports, Airport’s halls, Stadiums, hangars, allows amazingly deep details, e.g. for identification when is zoom-in. 


Related Video: FCB-ER8300

VIDEO 1.  The world’s first 4K camera block “FCB-ER8300”

See The Unseen, Dear Photo Enthusiasts! 


{ Source SONY, Z3 Technology }

Site 1: Z3 Technology

Site 2: SONY



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