Congratulations to the HoverCam team for winning an Oscar in the Scientific & Technical category in last night’s 2013 Oscars! We had the privilege of meeting these guys last year at 2013 NAB Show when they were displaying this technology and the shooting they had just completed for a couple of major films.
To Gifford Hooper and Philip George of HoverCam for the continuing development of the Helicam miniature helicopter camera system.
The current Helicam system is a high-speed, extremely maneuverable, turbine-engine, radio-controlled miniature helicopter that supports professional film and digital cinema cameras. Helicam provides a wide range of stabilized, remotely operated pan, tilt and roll capabilities, achieving shots impossible for full-size helicopters.