The Tiffen Company, award winning manufacturer of still image and video accessories, announced today that the wait is over! The STEADICAM Smoothee, an “easy to use right out of the box” image stabilizer for use with the Apple iPhone 4, is now available for purchase at select retailers.
People who sign up on Tiffen’s no-obligation reservation form at http://www.smootheereservation.com will be able to view videos of the Smoothee in action as well as be the first to be notified where the STEADICAM Smoothee for the iPhone 4 will be available for purchase at specific dealers. A list of dealers appears on the Steadicam Smoothee page of the Tiffen site at www.tiffen.com/steadicam_smoothee.html with more added weekly.
The Smoothee, comes with a camera mount, user guide, and belt clip and sells at retail for $199.99.
The Smoothee for the iPhone 3Gs was released in December. Other mounts will be available for the iPod Touch and FLIP Mino HD with mounts for other video devices to follow.
The Smoothee, developed by Steadicam, the leader in camera stabilization , now allows these smart phone and video devices to capture incredible video without the shakes normally associated with hand-held video shot on the go.
“The Smoothee has received outstanding reviews, said Hilary Araujo, vice president of 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.