BURLINGTON, ON, Nov. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Pictorvision; a wholly owned subsidiary of PV Labs Inc., is proud to announce the successful first flight of the mini-Eclipse©. The mini-Eclipse utilizes PV Labs Gen-V Technology and is the first commercial entry in the new Gen-V product line. The mini-Eclipse was specifically designed to have a large and flexible payload volume for a broad range of cinema and electronic news gathering (ENG) applications. The mini-Eclipse includes all of the features and capability of the Academy Award© winning Eclipse© stabilized platform while reducing its size and weight allowing use on a wider variety of aircraft.
The mini-Eclipse is the latest entry into the airborne entertainment market. On the new product introduction PV Labs CEO Mark Chamberlain said, "By utilizing our new Gen-V Technology, we have enabled an extraordinary amount of payload volume relative to the size of the system. This allows for more space for easy camera and lens changes, without compromising performance." The mini-Eclipse is capable of accommodating a wide variety of digital camera and lens combinations, up to and including the Angenieux (28-340mm) Optimo© 12:1 lens. Of the company's recent achievement, PV Labs Vice President of Engineering, John Bastedo said "The mini-Eclipse is outstanding. Just like the Eclipse before it, the mini-Eclipse enables both experienced and new users to realize their artistic vision without compromise. It provides a rock solid horizon with zero jitter. In addition, geo-steering and geo-assist enable the user to create absolutely beautiful shots."
The mini-Eclipse is the latest entry in the PV Labs Gen-V product line following the PV-15© defense and geospatial stabilized gimbal systems. The Gen-V product line will include systems from 10" to 25" in both 5-axis and 6-axis fully stabilized gimbal configurations. PV Labs and Pictorvision are currently taking orders for the mini-Eclipse and PV-15 systems and will be providing demonstrations to interested users on request.
Founded in 2004, PV Labs makes turnkey systems that capture, store, analyze and interpret images. PV Labs' clients are a growing list of who's who in the entertainment, geospatial, and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) industries. PV Labs representatives will be at NAB, GeoINT, AUVSI and Cine Gear Expo in 2016.
SOURCE PV Labs Inc.