Aspiring people who prefer sending camera, robot or something else to capture image or video can now afford a flying robot. This flying robot is being called Eye3 Hexacopter. Eye3 is a project to create a low cost aerial drone. Eye3 hexacopter is specially made for using in aerial photography. Kickstarter Kellie Sigler and her husband have designed this Eye3 flying hexacopter robot. Basically it is a drone and you can afford this flying robot.
About Eye3 :
Eye3 is a project to create an affordable flying robotic camera platform or drone with professional quality. Eye3 is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that consists of a six-armed carbon-fiber. There is a glass fiber with six 350-watt motors. It helps to combine thrust up to 24lbs on a 4.3lb chassis. You can attach a 12lbs of camera equipment. This camera is a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera The extra rotors lets you to land safely. It navigates through Google Map and open source code. It runs on powerful APM2 flight control system. According to its function it has three different types of price; $999, $1499 and $2499. To know more, check their KickStarter page here.
–> Hexacopter – for redundancy, lifting power and safety
–> Fully automated autopilot
–> Rock solid auto-stabilization
–> 3 cpu
–> Fully programmable and customizable computer
–> SD slot for additional program memory
–> Mission planning software with GMaps
–> Multiple flying modes inc Failsafe and RTL
–> Waypoint navigation
–> Multiaxis gimbal control
–> Multiple additional I/O for your sensors and tools
–> Support for FPV
–> Support for long range radio
–> Support for wireless data link
–> Support for Sonar
Through this hexacopter, Aerial Photography have been made so easy that, it is accessible to the masses. In fact, it is a high performance flying robot in a low cost kit. What do you think? Is it a worthy one? Don’t forget to share with us, what you are thinking about this.