Usually when we talk about DSLR or SLR cameras, we usually focus on the main function for which they were made: the photograph. But we can not ignore the trend to have these cameras in the video and the fantastic results achieved that reached them. So much so, that platforms like Vimeo can be counted by thousands of video makers offering the highest quality material making videos just with these cameras. In the case of accessories goes something like the boom of small cameras that record with a great picture as the GoPro or Polaroid Cube have made many additions to focus on them and improving their characteristics. But sometimes arise accessories like Parrot a small teleprompter to help us improve our needing narrative videos and movies.
Parrot is a compact and affordable teleprompter for digital SLR cameras. Perfect for professionals and video bloggers, filmmakers of Indy’s many professionals.
This is the philosophy that presents the team behind Parrot, with Brigham Arce at the head of it. The name of Parrot (Parrot) is not a coincidence, there are many devices that adopt and this name (which can be a problem for position) but they have chosen for one reason:
Parrots have always been great at imitating a speech, but this parrot can deliver their lines.
And that’s the main idea of Parrot, serve as a teleprompter so you can read your lines in any video smoothly and looking straight into camera.
How does Parrot work?
Parrot function is very simple, the device is a small teleprompter consisting of:
- An adapter that will place on your camera.
- A very resistant mirror, which will be responsible to reflect what you have to read.
- A tray for placing and adapt your smartphone.
- A guard for the mirror.
- A lens adapter for less than 77mm .
Once we have the device installed in our camera and our smartphone positioned therein only have to look at the camera to start reading. Parrot has a mirror two way that reflects the text that appears on your smartphone so that we can read it without problem.
If you work in the world of production or perform interviews that need a script Parrot can be an interesting product for you. Right now they are seeking funding through Kickstarter and you can get one for $ 90 .