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HamiltonBuhl - STEAM Education - Animation Studio Kit

SKU:
ANI-KIT
UPC:
681181624461

Expected release date 09/06/2020. Call now to pre-order and secure your shipment: 800.631.0868 x1

Availability:
In Stock

HB Animation Studio Kit

“Students as producers” can be found in everything from gardening to media production, game design and programming. It provides engaging opportunities to teach digital literacy, citizenship and creator’s rights.¹

Teaching kids multimedia skills develops their critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and collaboration capabilities and demystifies media and IT technologies.

This is where HB Animation Studio Kit from HamiltonBuhl comes in.

The simple and easy to use Animate It! software has an intuitive interface with stunningly powerful features that will have your students creating stop-motion animations in no time!

The Animation Studio Kit includes a 5MP, 30FPS, gooseneck webcam with a non-slip base and Animate It! stop motion animation software, developed by the award-winning makers of "Wallace & Gromit."

Almost any topic can be made more interesting using stop motion animation, and students will learn from this exciting teaching technique.

Simply plug in the included USB webcam, grab an item - a toy, a fruit, a book, anything at hand - and get animating!

Software features include:

  • Capture from any webcam
    Use the software to take images using a USB webcam to create animation
  • Import Audio
    Add an audio clip from your music library or record directly from the included webcam microphone
  • Drawing
    Add 2D shapes to animations or as a masking tool
  • Import Video Images
    Import both still images and video to use as a background in animations
  • Titles
    Add the movie feel with titles, subtitles and credits
  • Time Lapse
    Set up the camera and use the time lapse setting to record action over a long period of time
  • Cross Platform
    Whether using a Windows or Mac computer, Animate It!

Ideas for stop motion videos are becoming more and more imaginative, and the technique is being applied to all types of content, from informational videos to quirky advertisements.

Producing animations requires teamwork and collaboration, problem solving and creativity. The HB Animation Studio Kit is perfect for students of all ages. The Animate It! software is detailed without being overwhelming and kids will love seeing the end result of their hard work.

* Jan-2020 Update - We are working as quickly and diligently as possible to ensure we have an upgraded version for the newly released Catalina (MAC OS X 10.15) in as short a time as possible. 

 

¹ Educational Dealer June/July 2017 – Here is What Educators Are Talking About by Tina Manzer

HB Animation Studio Kit Includes:

  • (1) Animate It! software
  • (1) 5MP digital webcam
  • For ages 8+
Animate It! Software Specifications:

System Requirements

  • Windows PC Users
    • Windows XP, Vista, 7,8 or 10
    • Microsoft .Net Framework 4 (available as a free download from the Microsoft website)
    • Graphics card recommended and should support DirectX 9 shader model 2.0
  • Mac Users
    • Intel Mac, OS X version 10.8 to Mojave 10.14.x  (NOT AVAILABLE FOR CATALINA OS)
    • NOTE: Jan-2020 Update - We are working as quickly and diligently as possible to ensure we have an upgraded version for the newly released Catalina (MAC OS 10.15) in as short a time as possible.
  • USB webcam (included with HB AnimateIt Studio Kit)
  • 1.5GB RAM (2GB RAM recommended)
  • 2GHz CPU
  • 100MB HD space

NOTE: Download a FREE trial of software before entering License Key. Once key is entered, no software refund can be given.

Webcam Specifications:
  • Bendable arm allows for optimal positioning
  • Internal Microphone
  • Non-slip base
  • 1x IR LED light: Infrared light for shooting at night and in low light areas
  • Shutter button: Easy capture for still images
  • Compatible with Chromebook, PC with Windows Windows XP, XP2, Vista, Win 7/8/10, and Mac with standard USB-a ports
  • 5MP CMOS sensor
  • Maximum resolution: 1080 x 720
  • Rate: 30FPS @720p
  • Interface type: USB 2.0 high speed
  • Focal range: 30mm ~ Infinity
  • Captured image format: BMP, JPEG, PNG
  • Captured video format: AVI, WMV
  • Working temperature: 14° ~ 104°
  • Materials: ABS plastic
  • Cable length: approx. 4’
 

 

Webcam specifications and color are subject to change.

UPC:
681181624461
Product Weight (lbs) 0.5
Product Dimensions 2.8x9.9x2.9
Shipping Weight (lbs) 1
Shipping Dimensions (dwh) 6.0x10.0x9.0
Master Pack Weight (lbs) 1
Master Pack Dimensions (dwh) 6.0x10.0x9.0
Qty in Master Pack 1
Warranty 1 Year

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