This is a very interesting combination as I like both of these companies.
I currently have the Emotimo TB3 testing here (tho I'm using a different slider) and I'm very impressed.
I love to see companies work together to create products that will help make better film productions!
eMotimo and Rhino Announce Partnership Offering Precision 3-axis Motion Control
From eMotimo Press Release:
Cinematic 3-axis motion just got easier. eMotimo LLC and Rhino Camera Gear LLC are proud to announce a partnership which now brings you high quality, 3-axis motion control. By combining a Rhino Slider with the eMotimo TB3 using the eMotimo Belt Drive from Rhino, you can now seamlessly capture stunning 3-axis time-lapse video and visual effects moves at an unmatched quality and price.
The eMotimo TB3, eMotimo Belt Drive from Rhino, and Rhino Sliders are offered as a bundle for a price of $1749 which is available now at emotimo.com. Cinematic 3-axis motion for time-lapse video and visual effects and stop motion can be setup in just minutes. For a quick tutorial and sample footage, please see:emotimo.com/rhino/
eMotimo Press Continued
“Collaborating with Rhino just makes sense. We admire their slider designs, proven functionality, and value. Offering a plug and play bundle will make it easier for customers to push their creative boundaries with repeatable 3-axis motion control.”—Brian Burling, Founder of eMotimo
“Partnering with eMotimo for 3-axis time-lapse was a dream of ours. We use and love the eMotimo TB3 and as a company, they value many of the same principles at Rhino’s core, like building quality into every product, offering great support, and helping push the limits of film making. Many of our customers have asked for 3-axis time-lapse capabilities, and we’re really excited they now have a smart, well-built solution.”—Kyle Hart, Founder of Rhino Camera Gear
Founded in 2010, eMotimo specializes in high value motion control robots for photography and cinematography. eMotimo is a U.S. company that designs and builds all of their products in San Francisco. Footage from their products can be found on productions seen on BBC, PBS, EPSN, FX, Discovery Channel, History Channel as well as on numerous viral Staff Picks on Vimeo.
Rhino Camera Gear was founded in 2010 by Kyle Hart, a self-taught product designer and film maker. Using crowd-funding platforms like Kickstarter, they built a global following and continue to make waves in their industry. As a company, Rhino has one mission: to push the limits of film making by creating the toughest and most innovative camera gear in the world.
(cover photo credit: snap from eMotimo Press)