The Syrp Genie Mini II is the follow-up to the popular and affordable Genie Mini, which itself was a scaled-down version of the breakthrough Syrp Genie. The Genie Mini II steps up the time-lapse game with new features, including keyframed movement and multi-row panorama. It will also be compatible with upcoming feature releases like auto exposure ramping, time-lapse compiler and camera control. [Read more…]
Syrp showed off its new Genie II and Magic Carpet Pro at NAB 2017 a couple weeks ago. The Genie II is a 3-axis motion control head that consists of a Linear drive and Pan / Tilt drive, both of which run tangle free using Bluetooth and WiFi. [Read more…]
Syrp has updated the firmware for the original Genie to version 2.6. The new firmware adds teh ability to connect two Genies together for 2-axis control (pan and track).
Also included in this update is enhanced preview accuracy, ‘non real-time’ preview and the ability to turn the LCD off during a recording, along with other bug fixes.
The new firmware can be downloaded from Syrp’s support page.
Air New Zealand just launched its latest commercial, which is filled with time-lapse and motion sequences, some of which are combined in the same scenes. You can see the 60 second spot above that kicks off their transition to winter. [Read more…]