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Hexo+ autonomous aerial camera platform hits Kickstarter

Hexo+ autonomous flying camera base hits Kickstarter seeking the funds to come to market and is designed to work with GoPro cameras.

@ShaneMcGlaun
Published Mon, Jun 16 2014 5:22 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

One of the most used action cameras on the market is the GoPro camera. Those cams are used to recoded everything from biking to motorsports and just about anything in between. A new accessory for GoPro camera s has hit Kickstarter in the form of a flying camera base called the Hexo+.

Hexo+ autonomous aerial camera platform hits Kickstarter | TweakTown.com

The flying platform for the GoPro has six rotors and can fly autonomously. The drone camera works in conjunction with an app that allows the user to frame themselves or another person in the shot. Users then choose a starting position for the drone.

After choosing the person and the starting position for the drone, the flying platform will follow the person and film them. The project was seeking $50,000 and has raised over $224,000 so far with 29 days to go. A DIY kit that you build will sell for $299. If you want a Hexo+ and own a GoPro, it will now cost you $599 after all the $499 spots sold. If you don't own a GoPro camera, you can get the drone with the camera for $699.

NEWS SOURCE:kickstarter.com

Shane is a long time technology writer who has been writing full time for over a decade. Shane will cover all sorts of news for TweakTown including tech and other topics. When not writing about all things geeky, he can be found at the track teaching noobs how to race cars.

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