SmartTripod – Microsoft’s Robotics @Home contest winner

While this is not entirely aimed at stills photographers, I could not help but be interested in Engadget’s article about the winner of Microsoft’s Robotics @Home contest. The winning concept was the SmartTripod. The inspiration of the project by Arthur Wait, was to create a video rig that could be used for shooting DIY, hobby etc home videos as a one man team. Check out his technical video below on how the rig is made up.

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Founder of PhotoComment. In a relatively short space of time he has experienced the photography industry almost full circle. From camera repairs, to photographic retail, wholesale, marketing for one of the large camera brands, part time photographer and of course blogger there is hardly a moment when he is not eating, drinking and occasionally getting some sleep where photography is not involved.