This drone follows you down the path after you toss it up within the air
Aerial footage is a pleasant strategy to seize these motion sports activities endeavors, and it is even higher when you can match the gear in your backpack. Lily ticks these packing containers, and all you need to do to launch it’s toss it up within the air. As soon as airborne, the digital camera UAV will comply with you down the slopes or alongside the path because of a monitoring system that you simply put on in your wrist (or stuff in a pocket, we might surmise). It is a comparable setup to the Airdog we noticed on Kickstarter final yr. On board, the drone packs a digital camera able to 12-megapixel stills, 1080p footage at 60 frames per second and 720p video at one hundred twenty fps. These optics supply a ninety four-diploma filed of view and the settings might be dialed in with a smartphone app. You’ll be able to take the factor out on the water too, because the drone is waterproof and floats — ought to it land within the rapids.
The GPS tracker not solely ensures the Lily stays shut by, nevertheless it alerts the drone to elevation modifications (like jumps). That round gadget provides controls that launch the drone, snap a photograph and inform it whether or not to fly in entrance, behind, to the aspect or circle you. It’s going to additionally place the UAV nearer or additional away to correctly doc the motion. As you may anticipate, there is a waterproof case for the accent, too. There’s additionally a constructed-in microphone to seize each expletive you utter coming down the mountain. Lily will not ship till February 2016 because it’s nonetheless within the prototype stage. When you’re prepared to place down some funds now, you possibly can safe one for $499. When the drone arrives early subsequent yr, it’s going to be priced at $999.