Definitions

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  • noun film, trademark A stabilizing camera mount for hand-held film or video shooting; a camera mounted thus.

Etymologies

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1975, from steady +‎ cam, from camera.

Examples

  • We therefore must insist that all references and use of the term Steadicam that imply the device being shown is in fact a Steadicam be immediately removed from your site.

    Blah, Blah! Technology

  • We therefore must insist that all references and use of the term Steadicam that imply the device being shown is in fact a Steadicam be immediately removed from your site.

    Blah, Blah! Technology

  • With regard to the demo showing an iphone on a camera stabilizer, please note that the use of the name Steadicam, whether it is spelled Steadycam or as shown, is a federal violation of our registered trademark.

    Blah, Blah! Technology

  • Use of the name Steadicam is illegal with any camera stabilizer, unless it is one authorized by The Tiffen Company, the legal owner of this trademark.

    Blah, Blah! Technology

  • With regard to the demo showing an iphone on a camera stabilizer, please note that the use of the name Steadicam, whether it is spelled Steadycam or as shown, is a federal violation of our registered trademark.

    Blah, Blah! Technology

  • The Shining (1980), using his newly dubbed Steadicam to create dazzlingly fluid moving shots.

    AmericanHeritage.com

  • Zachary will roam the Super Bowl sidelines for ABC to operate a "Steadicam," a spring-loaded camera that shoots level shots no matter how bumpy his strides.

    USATODAY.com - Madden will be ready for the call to the Hall

  • A "Steadicam" was flown in from New York to film the tour, but an elaborate three-camera setup was also put in place so the president and the actor could sit down for a chat.

    Now, Back To You, Leo

  • What was then an unusual style — constantly moving Steadicam shots, quick cuts, medical talk and disconnected dialogue — made NBC executives wary until it enthralled viewers, he says.

    'ER' finally checking out after 15 memorable seasons

  • Take the top of a tripod off of the tripod, form some wood around it, and attach that block to the Steadicam.

    Build A $14 Video Camera Stabiliser | Lifehacker Australia

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