Home Broadcasting Studio by Padcaster
When you’re unable to go into the studio, Padcaster brings studio technology to you so you can broadcast from the comfort and safety of your home. Using the iPads and phones you already know and love, Padcaster hardware requires no technical background to operate. Easy to assemble, all of the Padcaster components and packages fit into a backpack.
The camera quality of iPads and phones, along with the hardware benefits of Padcaster, guarantee professional quality in your home broadcast.
Much more than just a simple tripod mount for phones and iPads, the Padcaster catalog of solutions includes a range of microphones, lights, lenses and other accessories.
The Parrot Teleprompter, which mounts to the Padcaster or almost any other camera, is especially of value to journalists. The Parrot Teleprompter is the world’s most portable and affordable teleprompter, using just your phone to run the script along with the free Padcaster Parrot mobile app . With the Parrot Teleprompter, you no longer need to memorize your lines or look down at your script, even at home.
Journalists will love the Padcaster Producer App for iPhones and iPads , which is the best videography software app for shooting video and livestreaming content. Add lower-thirds graphics, custom backgrounds, and graphic overlays and autotrack your subjects with the built-in Follow-Me feature.
Mobile Journalism Made Easy
- Record videos from home
- Livestream to anywhere in the world Connect with your viewers
- Broadcast remotely
- Conduct editorial meetings with ease
- Keep your audience informed
Broadcast Anywhere, Anytime
Transform your iPad into an all-in-one mobile production suite with the Padcaster Studio. Perfect for schools, journalists, filmmakers, companies of all sizes and more, the Padcaster Studio is a turnkey video production system that empowers you to tell your story - with tools that are mobile and professional.
Break the rules, not your gear.
A rugged military-grade aluminum frame and flexible urethane insert protect your iPad to ensure that you always get your shot no matter where you go.
See things your way.
Dramatically increase your iPad’s field of view with the Padcaster Wide Angle/Macro Lens or zoom in close to the action with the Padcaster Telephoto Lens.
Be heard over the crowd.
With the Padcaster Unidirectional Microphone, Stick Microphone and Lavalier Microphone you’re ready to record great sound in any situation.
Shed some light on the situation.
The Padcaster LED Light packs 96 high intensity LEDs into a tiny package. Fully dimmable and with 360° articulation, the LED also works with four AA Batteries or a rechargeable battery pack.
The Padcaster Fluid Head Tripod/Monopod is packed with features - perfect as a full-height tripod on the ground or a portable monopod on the go. Coupled with the ultra-compact Padcaster Dolly Wheels, the two provide maximum portability between locations and limitless versatility on location.
Tell your story.
With the Parrot Teleprompter you can speak naturally while looking right at the lens - and interacting directly with your audience. With the same quality beam splitter glass found in high-end teleprompters, just roll your text on any phone and start telling your story with the Parrot. The only time you’ll be speechless is when you take it out of the box.
We've got your back.
The Padcaster Greenscreen unfurls to a generous 5’x7’ and then quickly packs up into its own small storage bag giving you an instant background - anywhere. With the included Universal Stand, you can hang your Greenscreen wherever you need it.
Contain your excitement.
Fully padded with five velcro dividers, removable internal zipper pouch, tripod holder and waterproof cover - the rugged, elegantly designed Padcaster Backpack securely carries your entire mobile studio with ease.
Broadcasting with Padcaster
Case Study: College Journalism Students Produce Two-Hour Live Election Coverage
The talented students at Stony Brook University School of Journalism have been using Padcaster for years to broadcast remotely.
Frequently Asked Questions
We know you have them.
Will Padcaster work for my foreign correspondents who are out of the country?
Absolutely! Padcaster is a global company that ships anywhere in the world, and Padcaster can advise on software to connect correspondents internationally.
Can I use the equipment for editorial meetings too?
Padcaster can help with any videos you want to create, either live or pre-recorded.
Have any major networks used Padcaster?
CNBC, ESPN and BBC are using Padcaster, to name a few.
Can the Padcaster be operated by a single correspondent?
Yes, the Padcaster is simple to operate on your own. Even the teleprompter comes with a Bluetooth remote, so you don’t need someone else to operate it.
Can we put together our own package?
Yes. If none of our existing packages meet your needs, you can add individual products to your cart or reach out to get in touch for help.