Press Release Summary:
With SteadicamÂ® Smoothee, smart phone and Flip video camera owners can capture video without shakes normally associated with hand-held video shot on-the-go. Each individual, quick-release, removable camera mount can also serve as tabletop stand or can be mounted to any tripod with Â¼ x 20 in. camera mount. Designed to fold when not in use, unit is built around mono-frame metal structure and measures 8 x 14.5 x 2.5 in. in operating configuration.
Original Press Release:
Tiffen Demonstrates New Steadicam® Smoothee
FOR APPLE® IPHONE 3GS, MOTOROLA® DROID AND FLIP MINO
Hauppauge, NY - The Tiffen Company, award winning manufacturer of still image and video accessories, announced fourth quarter availability, of the Steadicam Smoothee, the new "easy to use right out of the box" camera stabilizer. The Smoothee, comes with a camera mount, and will sell at retail for under $200. The Smoothee can be used with the Apple iPhone 3GS, Motorola DROID, or the Flip Mino video camera, with additional models to follow.
The Smoothee, developed by Steadicam, the leader in camera stabilization, now allows these smart phone and Flip video camera owners to capture incredible video without the shakes normally associated with hand-held video shot on the go.
"The Smoothee received outstanding reviews at the Winter Consumer Electronics Show this past January" said Hilary Araujo, vice president marketing for Tiffen. "We're very proud of this incredible new Steadicam and excited that Tiffen will be able to make it available for consumers, so that anyone can take great videos the very first time," continued Araujo.
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 instructions to begin using. 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. Each of the individual patented quick release removable camera mounts can also serve as a tabletop stand or can be mounted to any tripod with a standard ¼ x20" camera mount. The comfortable ergonomic Smoothee hand-grip folds up securely when not in use. Also included with the Steadicam Smoothee is an easy to follow instruction sheet and carrying strap.
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, Listec 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. For more information visit www.tiffen.com.