Kessler kOS for CineDrive
By Kessler Crane Inc.
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The Kessler kOS™ app for CineDrive on iPad is Kessler’s premium motion control software for operating Kessler’s CineDrive motion control system. Specifically, kOS™ communicates motion control commands and data to the CineDrive™ Brain. kOS™ for iPad runs on any iPad device with iOS 8.0 or later.
CONTROL ANY MOTION
Live, looping, stop-motion, time-lapse, GigaPixel and event mode moves are at your fingertips.
DIGITAL KEY FRAMING
Simply move each axis into position and hit record. kOS remembers exact positioning for 100% repeatable moves.
CineDrive creates its own WiFi network that you can connect your device to instantly.
EASY KEY FRAME SMOOTHING
Add & manipulate curves to your moves for ease in and ease outs. Also, link each side of the key frame to match.
EDITABLE KEY FRAMES
No need to re-record the move if it's not exactly what you want. Edit one or all axes and key frames into the perfect position. Featuring incremental, exact motor position and tap & move key frame adjustments.
Repeat the exact same move over and over again. Even change the duration to have the same move played out in different lengths of time. Want a move where the shot transitions from a live plate to a time-lapse? No problem. Simply repeat the move as a live shot and as a time lapse to blend together in post.
DELAY BY DATE/TIME
Not going to be around when your move needs to start? No problem. Easily set a date/time or fixed amount of time to have your move begin. kOS takes care of the rest.
Sync up your moves easily via the built-in flash marks with adjustable delay. Currently, there are five types of flash marks available: Brain LED, Flashlight, Audible Tone, Flash Screen (device), Software Clap (device). Choose one or choose all.
PRE & POST PHOTOS (TIME-LAPSE)
Easily add photos to your move before the move begins and after the move ends.
GO TO POSITION
Set minimum and maximum ranges on each axis (ie. slider 0" to 32") and go to any position by entering a value.
LOAD & GO
This feature allows for pre-loading a move so that you are able to start instantly whenever you are
Trigger your camera to start recording any amount of time before the move begins and when to stop after the move ends.
ANALOG CONTROL PANEL
Manually control several axes live with the built in analog controller.
Event mode is mainly intended for live events or scenarios where exact position recalling on-the-fly is needed. For example, if you are filming a live concert, you can have different positions on stage saved. You can move easily from the drummer, to the guitarist, to the lead singer and so forth. This mode is also great for repeatedly hitting actor marks on set.
GigaPixel is traditionally used for 360 degree virtual tours, panoramic photographs or GigaPixel images which are extremely high resolution photographs that are compiled of many lower resolution photographs.
Expand the graph with one touch when precise key framing is needed.
SCRUB THROUGH MOVE
Need to edit a key frame or see when the camera will be in a certain position? Use the scrub feature to instantly move to a desired position.
Looping is made easy with kOS. Simply select one-time or continuous along with the type of reverse to first key frame method.
Set CineDrive to trigger or control your camera’s exposure time within kOS.
AUTO TIME-LAPSE CALCULATION
Enter your desired clip length and frame rate and kOS will calculate the run time needed.
Move in very small increments to ensure a precise position is on point.
Upload saved moves directly to your Dropbox account within kOS app.
Each axis is able to be customized. For example: axis name, run speed, dampening, smooth curves and bump button adjustment values.
What's New in Version 4.7.1
**kOS for CineDrive 4.7.1**
WARNING: if your CineDrive Brain still has the AdHoc wireless module, you will not be able to connect to the Brain if you update to the included firmware v4.7.1. Firmware v4.7.0 will continue to work with this version of the app. Please contact Kessler for more information on updating the wireless module in your Brain.
* Requires and includes firmware 4.7.1.
* Event Manager enhancements:
* Added Photo Mode and Video Mode to facilitate taking photos or video of an item on a turntable.
* Added the ability to import and export Event files (right-click on an Event tab).
* Added the option to repeat a sequence indefinitely.
* Added an option on each tile to 'Pause sequence after reaching positions'. User is prompted when paused whether to continue or stop.
* Added status display when executing a sequence.
* Added the option to enable by default camera trigger when creating a new tile.
* Various bug fixes and UI/performance improvements.
- Category: Photo & Video
- Updated: Mar 29, 2017
- Version: 4.7.1
- Size: 49.7 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Kessler Crane Inc.
- © 2013-2017 Kessler Crane Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.