Google SketchUp 3D Challenge #077 – Camera

This challenge was fun for me.  I decided to model/design a camera setup that would be suitable for me to use from my wheelchair.  I came up with a robotic camera mount that would fit any standard camera with a tripod socket that would allow for 360 degree hands free aiming.  I added in the ability to transmit the video output of a capable digital camera to a separate display that would also house the controls for the 360 degree gimbal and a place to attach the optional remote for the camera.  Of course you must use a camera that has a remote control option in the first place.  The only other option would be something that physically presses the cameras buttons using tiny modular solenoids or actuators that could do it.  Take a look below in the image gallery: