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Extreme Sports Fanatic Launches Kickstarter Campaign for World’s First Helmet-Mounted Video Stabilizer

When extreme sports are your hobby and you want to record and savour every minute of it, shaky cameras and unsteady video recordings can be a constant annoyance. This is especially true for one extreme sports fanatic, who has taken the prototype for the world’s first helmet-mounted video stabilizer to crowdfunding website Kickstarter in order to make his vision a reality.

RockSolid Technologies’ Stubilizer range has been created to put an end to shaky action sports videos, and put the creative control in the hands of the athlete. Whether they are paragliding, mountain biking, snowboarding or indulging in some other adrenaline-boosting activity, thrill-seekers can now record every second of their experience and replay it perfectly, with no shakes or wobbles, to recreate the adventure to a tee.

The Stubilizer range has taken to Kickstarter in order to raise £50,000 that will go towards the development and production of more Stubilizer products; products which will change how extreme sports fans track and record their most high-octane activities. 100% of the money raised from the Kickstarter project will go towards enabling the continued development of the new innovation, as well as fulfilling the multitude of exciting rewards that those who pledge gain access to. Pledging £149 or more will get contributors a RockSolid Stubilizer Solo delivered to their door, for £199 they will get a Stubilizer Duo, and the top reward at £299 will be a Stubilizer Pro, all coming complete with charger and batteries, ready to capture those epic landscapes and thrilling points-of-view.


Stu Smith, Director of RockSolid Technologies says, “This the only product of its kind on the market right now and we are thrilled to be attempting to put it into wider production. As someone who loves extreme sports, I have often been frustrated by the outcome of helmet-mounted videos, especially when I have been taking part in a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Showing the footage to people afterwards never gets much of a response, and it’s hard to relive the feelings you experienced because your view is so shaky and limited! Our Stubilizers have been developed to ensure that all extreme sports lovers come away with dynamic, exciting footage of their most daring feats and stunts, to showcase to their friends and family and to remember the experience forever.”

The Stubilizers are compatible with all GoPro camera models, and are entirely self-contained. There is no in-depth technical knowledge necessary to operate the Stubilizer, users simply assemble and set off on their extreme adventure, knowing it will be safety recorded with perfect imagery and balance.

For more information, and to donate to the RockSolid Kickstarter campaign, visit their donation page:



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