Press Release Summary:
Featuring mono-frame metal structure, Steadicam Smoothee allows users of Flip MinoHD(TM), iPod Touch, or similar devices to capture video without shakes normally associated with hand-held operation. Stabilizer measures 8 x 14.5 x 2.5 in. in operating configuration and has quick-release, removable mount that can also serve as tabletop stand or be mounted to any tripod with standard Â¼ x 20 in. camera mount. Ergonomic hand-grip folds up securely when not in use.
Original Press Release:
Tiffen Now Shipping Steadicam® Smoothee for Flip MinoHD(TM) and iPod Touch
Las Vegas, NV, NAB 2011, Booth C8818 - The Tiffen Company, a Long Island-based leading manufacturer and distributor of award winning accessories for the still imaging, motion picture and broadcast markets, announced today the availability of the Steadicam Smoothee for the Flip MinoHD and iPod Touch. The Steadicam Smoothee is now shipping to select retailers. Smoothee for the iPhone 3Gs and iPhone 4 shipped to retailers in January and February of this year.
The Smoothee, developed by Steadicam, the leader in camera stabilization, now allows Flip MinoHD(TM) and iPod Touch owners to capture incredible video without the shakes normally associated with hand-held video shot on the go.
"We're extremely proud to be introducing this incredible new Steadicam stabilizer, that lets anyone take great videos the very first time. Whether they're novices or aspiring videographers, the Steadicam Smoothee allows owners to have a richer experience and more fun with their Flip MinoHD, iPod Touch or similar video devices," said Steve Tiffen, president and CEO of the company.
The lightweight, 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. The patented quick release removable mount also serves as a tabletop stand or can be mounted to any tripod with a standard ¼ x20" camera mount and the comfortable ergonomic hand-grip folds up securely when not in use. The Steadicam Smoothee sells for $199.99 and includes the Smoothee, mount, quick start guide and carry bag.
About The Tiffen Company
Tiffen has been a leading US manufacturer of glass filters and other name-brand products for digital, still, video, motion pictures and television for over 70 years. Tiffen products are used in almost every major movie and TV production around the world. Tiffen filters have earned two Technical Achievement Awards and a Scientific and Engineering Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for their ColorCore(TM) Filter Lamination Process (1985, 2000) and Ultra Contrast Filter (1993) respectively, as well as a Prime Time Emmy® Award for filter engineering excellence. The Tiffen Company in addition to their optical glass filters and digital imaging software feature the following lines: Davis & Sanford, Domke, Lowel-Light, Saunders, Steadicam, Stroboframe, Wein and Zing
The Tiffen factory and corporate offices are located in Hauppauge, Long Island, New York. The Steadicam factory and sales offices are located in Glendale, California. Visit www.tiffen.com.