Apr 9th. The Red Dot jury has made its decision: After all of the products submitted were tested and assessed individually in the course of an evaluation process spanning several days, Zhiyun Crane 2 received the distinction “Red Dot”. The panel of experts awards the internationally recognised seal of quality only to products that win them over with their high design quality.
The best high-end DSLR gimbal: Crane 2
The Zhiyun Crane 2 is the world’s first three-axis camera stabilizer with follow focus control. It realizes film-grade performance breakthroughs in both motion sensitivity and precision control with newly optimized algorithm system and motor construction, and has integrated a tactile and sturdy follow focus controller on its body previously unheard of In the industry.
The Crane 2 is mainly designed for DSLR & Mirrorless cameras weighing up to 3.2kg (7.05lbs), such as Canon EOS, Sony ICLE, and includes lens support for longer lenses. The Crane 2 integrates the pioneering 32-bit × 3 high-speed MCU parallel control technology, which realizes film-grade smoothness and unparalled stable performance.
Since its release, the Crane 2 has received many praises for its sturdy build quality, excellent accessories and, great battery life and compatibility for the heaviest cameras. Its great operating range and easy-to-use design make it a great product for daily shooting and help you to get smooth and stable footage without costly training.
Evaluation platform for good design
The Red Dot Award: Product Design has roots dating back as far as 1955 and determines the best products created each year. In 2018, designers and manufacturers from 59 countries submitted more than 6,300 objects to the competition. True to the motto “In search of good design and innovation”, a jury comprising roughly 40 members assessed the products individually based on the original. The strict judging criteria, which includes level of innovation, functionality, formal quality, ergonomics and durability, provide a frame of reference which the jurors then complement with their own expertise.
Celebration to honour the laureates
The winners will celebrate their success at the Red Dot Gala on 9 July 2018. The day of the Red Dot Gala coincides with the publication of the Red Dot Design Yearbook 2018/2019, which showcases all of the year’s winning products. In addition, they can be found in the Online Exhibition, the Red Dot App and on Red Dot 21 from that date.