|A new Oscar in Hollywood for Flying-Cam!|
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Flying-Cam is the winner of a Scientific & Engineering Award given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) in Hollywood for the Flying-Cam 3.0 SARAH Unmanned Aircraft System.
From the AMPAS press release:
Scientific & Engineering Award (Academy Plaque)
"To Emmanuel Previnaire, Jan Sperling, Etienne Brandt and Tony Postiau for the development of the Flying-Cam SARAH 3.0 system. This battery-powered, radio-controlled, miniature helicopter camera system employs computer-assisted piloting and tele-operation in an airframe that utilizes GPS-assisted flight controls for aerial filming of unparalleled sophistication. Flying-Cam SARAH achieves shots impossible for full-size helicopters, cable systems or other traditional camera support devices." A.M.P.A.S
Flying-Cam was already a winner of a Technical Achievement Award in 1995 for the invention of the first Flying-Cam I. The company has conducted an 8 years state-of-the-art Research & Development to achieve the breakthrough Flying-Cam 3.0 SARAH solution. Jan Sperling, Etienne Brandt and Tony Postiau are among the key technology experts in the team of 15 people that contributed to the project.
About Scientific & Technical Awards:
The Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards honor men, women and companies whose discoveries and innovations have contributed in significant, outstanding and lasting ways to motion pictures. Each year’s honorees are celebrated at a formal dinner held two weeks prior to the Oscar ceremony. The Sci-Tech Awards presentation has became a highlight of the Academy Awards season.
The Scientific and Technical Awards ceremony took place in Beverly Hills Hotel in Hollywood on 15 February 2014.
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