The collaboration will start with a new line of Gitzo basalt composite tripods developed for Sony’s α-series interchangeable-lens cameras, which will be launched this year.
The project is supposed to consolidate the positions of Sony and Vitec Group, the company behind Gitzo, as the innovation leaders in their respective sectors.
The collaboration was
Gitzo’s products form a comprehensive range of supports for large, medium and small format cameras, for film or digital technology, for still photography or dynamic video, for studio or location work.
Producers increasingly use basalt fiber as a composite reinforcement. Thus, Karura offers musical instruments cases made from hybrid materials reinforced with carbon/basalt fiber.