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Tiffen’s New Steadicam CURVE Captures the Action and Attention of GoPro HERO Users

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The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning digital imaging accessories, today announced the availability of its new Steadicam® CURVE™ for GoPro® HERO® camera stabilizer system.

Making its official launch at CES 2014 in Tiffen booth 9143, which is located right next to the GoPro booth in Central Hall, Steadicam CURVE for GoPro HERO is a stealth camera stabilizing system from the Academy Award-winning Steadicam family of products. Designed for action-packed, one-handed GoPro HERO camera shoots, Steadicam CURVE weighs in at a mere half-pound. Its compact form factor gives GoPro HERO users the freedom to shoot shake-free video using Steadicam’s legendary stabilization technology with clever options to lock the camera to frame, using it as a handgrip for rock-solid performance on the wildest of adventures. The compact handle folds up small enough to fit in a pants pocket.

“At Tiffen, every product we manufacture has one single purpose – to help create the world’s greatest images. We have held this steadfast focus for more than 75 years and the commitment has translated into innovative products that pioneer new paths in image making, delivering outstanding value and performance for both consumers and professionals,” says Steve Tiffen, President and CEO, The Tiffen Company. “Steadicam CURVE for GoPro HERO is the perfect example of this philosophy: the same award-winning technology used in Hollywood is at the very heart of the CURVE™ system, giving the GoPro community a product that can take their impressive videos to the next level. And GoPro HERO users couldn’t be more excited. These action sports enthusiasts are shooting some of the world’s most amazing material, and thanks to the Steadicam CURVE for GoPro HERO, those wild moments are captured with a steady hand.”

The groundbreaking development from Steadicam, which was announced earlier this year, has already gained industry recognition for its one-of-a-kind design. In July, Steadicam CURVE for GoPro HERO received Dealerscope’s CE Week Line Show 2013 Best in Show Premier Product award in the Digital Imaging category. In choosing the winners, Dealerscope Editor-in-Chief Jeff O’Heir chose winners based on unique product design, quality build, exceptional user experience, and practical and sensible features, among other criteria. This past November, CURVE™ also earned an honorable mention from NewBay Media for its Product Innovation Awards, which recognizes excellence in manufacturing, praising some of the industry’s most innovative new products that serve TV, professional video and broadcast/online radio users.

 

Pricing and Availability

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Steadicam CURVE for GoPro Hero is available today for 99.95 USD. Steadiam CURVE for GoPro HERO is designed specifically for use with GoPro® HERO®, GoPro® HERO® 2, GoPro® HERO® 3 and GoPro® HERO 3+ cameras (LCD BacPac® or LCD Touch BacPac® required).

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By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

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