The High-Speed Robotic Camera Arm for Live Events

About Showbolt

Seen Glambot? Meet Showbolt. Developed specifically for the Experiential and Events sector, Showbolt is a high-speed robotic camera arm, capable of shooting and editing cinematic quality content in seconds.

Originated by Mark Roberts Motion Control , a Nikon owned brand, we have over 50 years of expertise engineering motion control robotics for the Film & Broadcast industry.

We work with selected partners who are global leaders in content creation to deliver spectacular social moments, offering everything from red carpet events to bespoke event experiences.

Our Partners

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Showbolt in action

How it works


We work with brands and agencies globally


Frequently asked questions

How many people can take part in the experience?

Unlimited depending on the space you have available. We recommend a space of 6m x 3m which comfortably allows us to shoot selfies and groups but we program Showbolt specifically for your event so have endless options.

What does the setup look like?

We can configure our set up for your space but typically 6m x 3m is plenty. Showbolt stage

How long does set up take?

We need approximately 4 hrs to set up depending on access restrictions.

How long does the experience last?

From entering the shoot space to receiving your content is about 2-3 minutes. This gives us time to offer guests some direction, to shoot it, allow the user to review it and then share it.

What does the content look like?

We typically produce a 10-20 sec mp4. video clip with effects such as slo-mo, hyperlapse, boomerang and filters. These are produced to the specifications of your brief.

How are videos shared?

Videos are typically sent via branded email (in accordance to our Privacy Policy) as an attachment for the guest to share to their chosen platforms. Other options available, please get in touch to discuss.

What are my branding options?

Everything from the final video output to the UX, email and Showbolt itself. We’ll guide you through the possibilities when you enquire.

What is the Range of the Showbolt?

Maximum Height: 2.45m
Lowest position: 0.2m
Maximum reach: 1.5m

What are the dimensions & weight of the Showbolt?

Height: 1.80m
Width: 0.82m
Depth: 1.65m
Weight set up: 1110 kg

What are your Power and Internet requirements?

Showbolt requires 3phase (3 x 400-415V), 32 amps and draws approx 3kva. (Ask about possibility of single phase 32amp)

We ideally require a hardwired dedicated connection recommended with speeds of 5MBPS.