Spidercam floating above the stadia @ World Cup

The Spidercam in action

The spidercam in action at the World Cup

The Spidercam that has been hovering above the pitch in four of the stadiums for the World Cup in South Africa is manufactured by spidercam GmBH (headquartered in Austria). The company was founded in 2000 as CCSystems Inc and the prototype free-flying 360° view camera came into play in 2003. 2007, spidercam GmBH was founded.

At this stage, they’re already working on the spidercam MkII…

Full gallery and videos available on their site,  and full system details are available for all three current types, too!