Aerial cinematography workshop, ordering parts and testing

Check out the exciting progress of C-PRIZE entrant Horizon UAV. Horizon is tackling the Marangai stability challenge

Horizon UAV

IMG_1347 One of the gimbals on show at the aerial cinematography workshop – it weighed quite a bit!

Last week we were able to attend an aerial cinematography workshop featuring some industry experts at AUT. This allowed us to gain some insights into some of the current issues facing operators, as well as learn about the process which is followed when a director wishes to include aerial shots in their latest film or commercial. It was interesting to note the differing requirements between commercial and film work, and to see how much UAV and gimbal technology has evolved over the years. It was also interesting to hear about the different equipment used, whether it be ready-to-fly packages such as the DJI Inspire 1, or more custom made equipment built from the ground up.

Most of our parts are now on the way to NZ, having been ordered early last week. We…

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