Steve Tiffen - Steadicam Smoothee
Garrett Brown shows off Steadicam Tango (technology demonstration)
Two very different Steadicams on show:
(i) Steadicam Smoothee - for ultra-light cameras such as Apple's iPhone
(ii) Steadicam Tango - an extension arm which connects to a compatible Steadicam to provide crane movements from floor to ceiling
Both these models show just how far Steadicam has come - from ground-breaking technology which changed the world of feature film production forever, to light-weight consumer device for anyone to take advantage of.
The Steadicam Smoothee™ is specifically designed and engineered to work with your Apple® iPhone 3Gs. Based on the same technology as the big $60,000 rigs used in Hollywood, it allows iPhone 3Gs owners to capture incredible video without the shakes normally associated with hand-held video shot on the go, right out of the box, the very first time.
"Whether you're a novice or aspiring videographer, the Steadicam Smoothee™ allows iPhone 3Gs owners to have a richer experience and more fun with their iPhone,” said Steve Tiffen, president and CEO of the company.
The Steadicam Smoothee™ is small and agile enough to take on vacations or follow the action at sporting events.
The Smoothee™ let's you "fly" wherever the scene takes you--up and down steps, indoors and outside, through crowds--almost anywhere, with precise, elegant control and ease. Its quick release mount lets you instantly swap camera connections between your Smoothee™ and any tripod.
The lightweight, compact, agile, and easy to use Steadicam Smoothee™ features an innovative, patented design built around a durable mono-frame metal structure that requires no complicated instruction to use. With its “go anywhere” compact dimensions, the Steadicam Smoothee™ is approximately 8”W x 14.5” H x 2.5” D (20.3 x 36.8 x 6.4cm) in operating configuration.
While designed for the Apple i-Phone 3Gs, the patented quick release removable i-Phone mount also serves as a tabletop stand or can be mounted to any tripod with a standard ? x20” camera mount.
The comfortable ergonomic hand-grip folds up securely when not in use. Also included with the Steadicam Smoothee™ is a quick guide DVD on how to get the best possible shots, along with a carrying strap.