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DJI Unveils Foldable OM4 Smartphone Gimbal with a Magnetic Mount

After a series of leaks over the past couple of days, DJI has officially unveiled the DJI OM4: a folding 3-axis smartphone gimbal with a bunch of intelligent features and a novel "quick-snap" magnetic mounting system for your smartphone so you don't have to fiddle with clamps each time you want to use it.

Manfrotto Launches Its First Camera Gimbals, Takes on DJI and Zhyiun

Earlier today, in a move that is either unexpected or a long time coming, camera accessory maker Manfrotto quietly launched two handheld 3-axis camera gimbals that will compete directly with products like the DJI Ronin, Zhyiun Crane, and the Gudsen Moza gimbals already well-established on the market.

That Navy UFO Footage Has an Optical Explanation

The Pentagon made headlines around the world this week when it officially released several UFO videos that were internally declassified in 2017, confirming their authenticity. And while this has sparked a flurry of "aliens among us" speculation, some are pointing out that there is an optical explanation behind each of the three clips.

DJI Unveils Foldable, Cheaper Osmo Mobile 3 Smartphone Gimbal

DJI has unveiled the latest version of its Osmo Mobile smartphone stabilizer, taking its experience with high-end gimbals like the Ronin series and using that experience to make the 3-axis smartphone gimbal smaller, more portable, more user-friendly, and cheaper.

Zhiyun Unveils Cheap, Compact Crane-M2 Gimbal for Compact Cameras

Earlier today, Zhiyun added a lightweight, affordable, compact gimbal to their Crane lineup. Called the Crane-M2, the small 3-axis gimbal is targeted at travel shooters and vloggers who want to capture the smoothest possible footage with their compact camera, smartphone or action cam.

DJI Teases New Lightweight Gimbal for Mirrorless Cameras

It seems the folks at DJI are preparing to release a new, even lighter weight Ronin gimbal for mirrorless cameras. Shown off on a new teaser page, as well as a blueprint video posted to the brand's Twitter, the new gimbal looks to be a lighter, more compact version of the current Ronin-S.

Vortex: A Dizzying Short Shot with an iPhone and Cinema Robot Gimbal

If you easily get motion sickness, you may want to stay away from this short film. Visual storyteller Tim Sessler recently spent 48 hours shooting in New York City with an iPhone 8 and the new Freefly Movi cinematic robotic gimbal. What resulted is Vortex, this 1.5-minute short film in which the world continually turns.