Canon could be working on DJI Osmo Pro alternative, shows patent

Canon DJI Osmo alternative patent

According to a patent, camera giant Canon looks to be working on a new all-in-one gimbal and camera that looks similar to the DJI Osmo Pro released a few years ago. Canon’s design looks to have a large rear screen for viewing and two joystick buttons for control.

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The end of action camera gimbals is now

Over the last few years, stabilization in action cameras has improved to the point of no longer needing gimbals in the majority of cases. Does this mean its the end for consumer gimbals? Let’s take a look to see if the consumer gimbal market is slowly dying.

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DJI’s latest gimbals, two-handed and fully integrated

Along with new drone patents, two new gimbal patents from DJI have been made public. One being a two-handed gimbal and the other being fully integrated. DJI looks to be taking a new approach on the original Osmo line of gimbals.

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DJI Osmo Mobile 3 now folds and has USB-C

The DJI Osmo Mobile 2 is beloved by smartphone photo- and videographers around the world and DJI is about to add to its lineup with the DJI Osmo Mobile 3 portable gimbal. The DJI Osmo Mobile 3 comes with a few notable upgrades including a new folding design and is 80g lighter.

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OSMO Mobile 2 is now available in DJI’s online store

The new and now much more affordable OSMO Mobile 2 is available for purchase for $129 at the DJI online store as of today. We first reported on the new OSMO Mobile 2 on January 3rd, well ahead of its introduction at CES 2018.

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DJI shows Spark with sideways moving gimbal in Happy Holidays video

Very early in November, DJI published a video on YouTube called: “DJI – Happy Holidays From Spark“. Most of the viewers on YouTube seemed to appreciate the Season’s Greetings from DJI, although some said it may have been a little early. One commenter noticed that around the 0:06 mark the video clip showed the camera and gimbal on the Spark moving from left to right (yaw), which is sort of interesting because the camera on the Spark does not, in fact, move sideways at all. It is a 2-axis mechanical gimbal that only allows for pitch and roll movements. All other camera movements involve de drone moving as a whole. This is where the Spark differs from, for instance, the Phantom 4 Pro and Mavic Pro drones, that do feature 3-axis gimbals.

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