Tiffen Smoothee Brings Steadicam to the iPhone 3GS
Posted on January 14, 2010 by eli courey
The Tiffen Company, award winning manufacturer of still image and video accessories, announced today at the International Consumer Electronics Show, the release of the Steadicam Smoothee, a new “easy to use right out of the box” image stabilizer for use with the Apple iPhone 3Gs.
The Smoothee, developed by Steadicam, the leader in camera stabilization, now allows iPhone 3Gs 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 at CES, that let’s anyone take great videos with their iPhone 3Gs the very first time. Whether they’re novices or aspiring videographers, the Steadicam Smoothee allows iPhone 3Gs owners have a richer experience and more fun with their iPhone,” 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. 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 ¼ x20” camera mount and 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.