A self flying drone that can capture everything you do? Is this something that we needed on today’s market? HELL YES!!!
Although it is designed mainly for sport enthusiasts the Lily Camera can have a lot of uses other than recording you while you’re attempting to break every bone in your body:-)
Lily is the world’s first throw-and-shoot camera. All you have to do is throw it in the air to start shooting. Maybe only reading about it is not convincing enough, but when you’ll watch the video you will realize that this could be one of the coolest gadgets that you could ever own.
The self flying drone that can capture everything you do, is designed to follow you outdoors with the help of a complex software and a GPS tracker. It is waterproof, ultra-compact and it can shoot HD video and pictures of you on the go.
It can fly at a min altitude above your had of 5 ft (1.75m) and a max of 50 ft (15m). It has a 20 min flight autonomy provided by a Built-in Lithium-Ion Battery that needs 2 hours to be fully charged. It weights 2.8 lbs (1.3kg) and it’s 10.29in x 10.29in (26×26 cm).
The camera has a Video Resolution of 1080p 60 fps / 720p 120 fps, a Video FOV of 94º grabbing everything with a H.264 codec in an mp4 file format.
The initial price is really amazing, costing only 499$ until the 15th of June. If you order it now you will receive it in February 2016. If you decide to wait until the official launching , then you will have to pay the full retail price of 999$. Buying it now and changing your mind afterwards comes with no penalties, as your money will be fully refunded.
This project started in September 2013 when Antoine Balaresque and Henry Bradlow built the first prototype of Lily in the basement of the UC Berkeley robotics lab. GOOD LUCK GUYS!!!
The official video is below and you can also find out more and pre-order it on the official page here.