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Perceptiv Labs Is On A Mission To Make Drones Smarter
February 25, 2015
Perceptiv’s goal is to take the thinking out of flying and allow the filmmaker to focus on getting the right shot. It does this by making the experience intuitive and just as easy as tapping on the subject you want to track in the app.
Perceptiv's Shift Kit Helps Amateur Drone Pilots Shoot Professional Quality Video
February 25, 2015
While the kits likely won’t ship until the fall, the technology is the first step towards the company’s vision to make fully autonomous drones that are smart enough to navigate around obstacles, such as power lines, trees or tall buildings without any human intervention.
Holy Shift! Perceptiv's drone upgrade kit lets you add auto-follow
February 25, 2015
Having auto-follow capabilities on a drone means that it can chase after a subject without assistance from a pilot, essentially giving you your own private flying camera operator. We saw it featured a lot at CES 2015, but in its current state, it doesn't allow for a lot of creative control -- something Perceptiv Labs aims to solve with its Shift kit.
Shift handles the camera work for drone pilots
February 25, 2015
Although camera-equipped drones have opened up all sorts of film-making possibilities, trying to simultaneously control the aircraft and the camera movements can definitely be challenging. That's why Perceptiv Labs developed Shift. It's a system that allows a DJI or 3D Robotics quadcopter's motorized camera to automatically keep a tagged subject centered in the frame, letting the user concentrate on flying.
Perceptiv’s SHIFT Turns Drones Into Smart Dollies For Filmmakers
February 24, 2015
Perceptiv Labs, a YC Winter 2015 cohort startup with a founding team out of Waterloo’s top-flight robotics engineering department, is offering high-flying drone hobbyists, filmmakers and journalists a relatively affordable, yet advanced way to introduce some highly intelligent automation into their video-making antics right now.
Perceptiv’s SHIFT Turns Drones Into Smart Dollies For Filmmakers
February 24, 2015
Perceptiv Labs, a YC Winter 2015 cohort startup with a founding team out of Waterloo’s top-flight robotics engineering department, is offering high-flying drone hobbyists, filmmakers and journalists a relatively affordable, yet advanced way to introduce some highly intelligent automation into their video-making antics right now.
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