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an appliance that allows an object (such as a ship's compass) to remain horizontal even as its support tips

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It was the first time the BBC had shot wildlife using a handheld gimbal," explains Drewett.
One of the great things about Gimbal beacons is that theyre incredibly low-maintenance.
Officials now want small UAV gimbals to provide capabilities similar to "what the big guys are flying with," he said.
ROTOR FX LLC will provide technical support as well as any warranty service for the DynaX5 with factory trained technicians and a complete compliment of spare parts and spare gimbals for immediate field replacement if needed.
An economical, high-accuracy, 2-axis gimbal design.
The device is a monolithic silicon gyroscope and consists of a vibrating mass, electrostatic drive electrodes, electrostatic pick-off electrodes, two anchors, supporting beams, inner gimbal and outer gimbal as shown in Fig.
To accomplish this, the IMU consists of a set of four gimbals, joined by rotating axes providing the necessary degrees of freedom to allow the outer case to rotate independently of the inner-most gimbal.
By adding gimbals to the rate sensor, B&G has created a compass that gives the true rate of turn whatever the angle of heel or sea state--a major advantage for both accurate autopilot steering performance and for race boats looking for real time data on course changes and wind shifts.
It includes thermal cameras for intruder detection, an extreme low-lux camera for alarm assessment, optional pan-tilt gimbals for sightline pointing, an optional IP network interface, and an optional embedded video analytics processor.
Barely 21, she was guarding one of this country's most precious military secrets when most girls her age were working at Macy's or Gimbals.
StabilEyes employs a serve control system with the prisms supported by gimbals to provide a view that is unaffected by shake or vibration in the field.
In 1937, Goddard launched for the first time a rocket with a motor pivoted on gimbals and under the influence of a gyroscopic control system.
Technologies that are currently in development or being fielded, such as the Northrop Grumman Directed IR Countermeasures (DIRCM) system, use gimbals, which create drag and increase a platform's radar cross-section.
Key to the hemmer's reliability is its use of gimbals to ensure that ballscrew force is purely axial, eliminating the potential for side loads on the ballscrew.