Some of the possible configurations for using the Circle Thing
The prototype Circle Thing's mounting and handle system
Inventor Peter Homer with a prototype Circle Thing
Because the counterweight, handle pivot and camera are all aligned, the Circle Thing is reportedly very easy to balance
The Circle Thing's flat, curved profile is said to make it less likely to get snagged on things while the user is walking, or to get caught and spun by the wind
It’s kind of funny ... no sooner does technology allow high-definition video cameras to be shrunk to the size of a smartphone, than people start adding stabilizing rigs – essentially making the cameras bigger – in order to smooth out the shakes in hand-held footage. One of the latest such devices is the Circle Thing, which takes a unique approach to steadying up small video cameras.
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