Two years after launching the unique Hover, Zero Zero Robotics has returned for the sequel. Regardless of touchdown a $25 million Sequence A back in 2016, the startup goes to the crowdfunding nicely on this one, launching a $100Ok Kickstarter campaign to launch the most recent model of the self-flying drone.
Hover 2, which the corporate expects to reach in April 2019, will characteristic up to date impediment avoidance, improved visible monitoring and a few up to date internals, together with a brand new Snapdragon processor on-board.
There’s a two-axis gimbal with digital picture stabilization for smoother photographs that homes a digicam able to capturing 4K video and 12-megapixel images. There are a selection of various shot fashions on-board as nicely, together with movie-inspired filters and music and a battery that’s able to going 23 minutes on a cost.
In fact, Hover’s chief competitors, the DJI Mavic line, has made some fairly large leaps and bounds in virtually all of these classes since launching the primary Professional again in 2016, so the corporate’s bought some stiff competitors. Even Parrot has gotten extra severe about their videography-focused Anafi line.
At $399 for early-bird pledgers, the Hover 2 is priced across the identical as the hand held DJI Spark. That value features a small handheld distant.