Lower East Siders Crowdfunding for STABiLGO Camera Stabilizer

Posted on: June 21st, 2013 at 10:07 am by
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GoPro cameras are everywhere these days, from the slopes to the skate parks. The demand for first-person POV footage while participating in extreme sports remains high, as evidenced by the proliferation of the technology. But what to do about those shakey shots that plague your masterpiece promo tape?

Two enterprising Lower East Siders have a possible answer that piggybacks off the camera. Michael and Christine dreamed up the STABiLGO, an “affordable, motorized stabilizer for active cinematography aimed at GoPro users.” The idea germinated last summer as a personal endeavor, but was quickly uplifted after friends and bystanders saw the gear in action. It was then they realized a mass produced product should be in order. So a Kickstarter campaign was announced to help fund the project.

Michael and Christine have set a lofty goal for STABiLGO at $100,000. With twenty-four days left on the campaign, nearly $12,000 has already been raised.

From the look of the footage shot using the STABiLGO, skaters will be all over this shit. Do you think this product has a bright future?

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