Soloshot 2: Your New Robotic Cameraman – NAB 2014
As a one-man crew, I am always looking for cool new ways to make my rig work for me. When I talked to the folks at Soloshot, I was intrigued on how they are using GPS and sensors to help the camera move to where you are. Perfect for if you have an unmanned camera.
The Soloshot 2 is the newest in line of robotic devices which will move your camera. We were inside the building, which GPS has a hard time reading – therefore we couldn’t set up a camera to follow me around. However, Soloshot is coming out with an indoor sensor option which is perfect for people like me.
Place a tracking device on the person and configure the camera. When they move, the camera moves. With multiple transmitters, you can have up to ten cameras following one subject.
Prices start for the Soloshot at $149 (pan only). The Soloshot 2 starts at $249 for pre-order – affordable for people like myself.