Centriphone is a simple camera mount to produce bullet time effect on a budget, using smartphones or action cameras, invented by Swiss freeskier and film maker Nicolas Vuignier. Initial idea and prototype originally appeared in a video first published on February 5th 2016.
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Make your own
Feeling creative enough to do it by yourself?
Download the original 3D files and DIY-plans on the project repository on GitHub!
Pre-order a ready-to-use Centriphone or Centripro
Because not everybody has a 3D printer (yet).
From a DIY project to one of 2016's most viral videos
Centriphone is a video experiment undertaken by Swiss Freeskier Nicolas Vuignier who spent weeks developing and testing a custom made rig to take advantage of the underrated video capabilities of his smartphone. The result is a mind blowing and hypnotic short film where Nicolas floats in the powder as if time was distorted.
Why did it took two years to get that result is a question you might be asking yourself. After all, isn't it just a piece of plastic, a string and a standard iPhone? Well, like most project Nicolas works on, it was a creative process that not only needed technical iterations, but also depended on his season's schedule. Watch the making of video to go through the key moments of the project, from its original idea to its public launch.
We're having fun and working hard on this thing. Check our latest updates.
They're speaking about it
Media worldwide went crazy for Nico's original Centriphone video posted on February 5th.
From tech blogs to action sports sites, it is allover the web.
We're still busy collecting all the coverage.
About the team
All credits to Nicolas for the idea and concept. A small team of experienced friends/entrepreneurs are helping him to quickly turn his Centriphone into a market-ready product.
Skier / Film Maker
"I spun an iPhone above my head and people went nuts."
Media / Communication
"I write good Youtube descriptions."
Seasoned Technology Entrepreneur
"I make things happen."
Industrial design studio