Weighing under 45 pounds with payload, the SHOTOVER B1’s lightweight, 6-axis design allows it to be utilized on a host of helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. The system can also be mounted on watercraft and ground-based platforms such as cable cams, tracks and rails.

System Packages

B1 Utility

A lightweight and flexible solution for fully automated survey of power lines, oil and gas pipelines, and infrastructure, the B1 Utility provides unsurpassed capabilities with its unique look down capability, integrated augmented reality overlays, ability to automatically steer the camera, and post-flight distribution or analysis of geospatially-tagged information using platforms such as Earthscape or ESRI. Supporting still camera and video options, its open platform design allows for the integration of new technology as it comes to market.

Real-Time Augmented Reality Mapping

SHOTOVER’s next generation augmented reality mapping software specifically designed for utility applications overlays critical geo-referenced information on top of live video.

  • Automatically steer the camera along a utility line as you look for points of interest, even when the line is buried
  • Built-in recording capability eliminates the need for stand-alone video recorders
  • Create, modify and combine polygons
  • Comprehensive GIS, imagery and map databases
  • Playback and review while recording
  • Lifetime software updates included

Cloud-Based Video Management Included

Earthscape gives users powerful control over their video and its metadata. Upload, review and manage tags, clipmarks and footprints for any video captured.

  • Precisely identify the last time an area was inspected and see all the videos that were recorded in an area during a selected timeframe.
  • Upload and manage video archive in the secure cloud
  • Quickly find stored videos utilizing filters and key search terms
  • Visualize rich geospatial data

B1 Gimbal System Features

  • Ultra-lightweight and rugged 6061-T6 aircraft aluminum structure
  • SHOTOVER Generation5 technology delivers unshakable stability and ultimate functionality
  • 6-axis gyro stabilized with unequaled look down capability
  • High Definition and Ultra High Definition (4K) camera and lens options
  • Incredible low light and daylight performance
  • Able to ship with payload fitted
  • Extremely compact size and light weight design allows for a wide range of applications
  • No ITAR restrictions or EAR licensing requirements
  • Compatible with approved aircraft mounts for AS350, R44, R66, B206, B505, CABRI G2 helicopters
  • Various top plate options are available to easily allow mounting on various platforms - land, sea and air
  • Integration with SHOTOVER's Moving Map platforms
  • Angled front window for brilliant imagery without reflections
  • 3x SDI or fibre video options
  • Customizable graphics overlay for real time operator feedback
  • Auto or Steerable horizon with the most advanced steering capabilities on the market
  • Inverted operation using auto-position detectors

In conjunction with system users, our engineers meticulously designed the SHOTOVER gimbal controller. It provides the highest level of functionality with ideal placement of controls. Features of the Gimbal Controller include:

  • Layout allows fast transition from heritage systems Recessed cable connections for increased cable life Master rate control for rapid adjustment
  • Integrated 15VDC 120W Monitor Power Supply Force Joystick Option
  • Iris Wheel control on the side and top of controller LED display with customizable switches
  • Ergonomic Wrist Support
  • Fully integrated camera control units; Ikegami RM-70F Break out FI+Z control with Preston HU3
  • Dual 5V USB A Ports for powering Accessories (including smartphones) Mount Holes for accessories & monitor mounting

Product Specifications


  • 6-axis with no gimbal lock
  • High performance non-ITAR sensors Distributed Multi-processor closed loop servo control system
  • Proprietary gimbal control algorithms


  • Pan: 360 degrees continuous (via electrical and optical rotary joints)
  • Tilt: +50 to -110 degrees
  • Roll: +/-85 degrees (steerable or auto horizon)
  • Max slew rate: 100 deg/sec


  • SDI or Fiber Optic Video Options
  • CAN Bus
  • RS 422 Serial Bus
  • Ethernet


  • Turret with payload < 22kg (50lbs)
  • Operator control unit 2.5kg (5.5lbs)
  • External cable set: 1.0kg (2.2lbs)


  • 24-60 VDC
  • 7 Amps Max Draw (at 28V)


  • Operating Temperature: -20 to +50 degrees C


  • 20-58VDC
  • Customizable video overlay (Monitor Output) 
  • Recess for camera remotes such as:Ikegami RM-70F
  • Custom control layouts available upon request


  • Ikegami F4000 (4K)
  • Sony A7 Series
  • Sony HD & 4K
  • Black Magic Micro Studios 4K 
  • Zcam E2 FF Series
  • Phase One Series
  • Fujinon 24x7.8 
  • Fujinon Cabrio 19-90 
  • Fujinon 20-120 
  • Fujinon 85-300 
  • Canon 17-120 
  • Canon CN10 
  • Canon CJ28-18 
  • Sony 70-200 
  • RS Series 

Please note manufacturer reserves the right to change specification to reflect improvements and or changes in technology at any time.

The B1 bridges the cost gap between drones and much larger aerial camera systems. We are thrilled to be a part of this groundbreaking launch and truly believe in the commercial viability of this aerial solution which the marketplace has been seeking.

- Anthelion Founder and CEO Alex Chaunt

Camera & Lens Configurations

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    Compatible Lenses


      “The SHOTOVER B1 is an exception addition to the industrial and utility inspection airborne divisions. The robust design, capability and compact size of the system makes it the ideal solution for our clientele and their vast requirements,” – Hoss Golanbari, EuroTec Canada VP

      - Hoss Golanbari, EuroTec Canada VP

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