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stoneaxe

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Soloshot competition?
« on: November 28, 2018, 02:56:27 PM »
Reading an article about the DJI Osmo and noticed it has some features that might make it a lower cost option.

https://www.wired.com/story/dji-osmo-pocket-release/
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Re: Soloshot competition?
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2018, 04:36:25 PM »
That's a really cool new gimbal camera but it uses optical tracking and face recognition, like the DJI drones use.  This is not the same as the Soloshot which uses GPS/accelerometer tracking and has a 65x zoom.   The Osmo sounds great for shooting yourself doing stuff close to the camera but I doubt it will work for tracking in the surf, also no zoom.
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Re: Soloshot competition?
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2018, 08:34:45 PM »
I wonder if the optical tracking would work with a solo surfer....nobody else out at my local most of the time. No zoom is a drawback.
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Re: Soloshot competition?
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2018, 10:35:43 AM »
As long as you are in range and visible it should track you.  So, if you pull the trigger on this, no excessively long tube rides for you!