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CES 2017 Hover Camera Passport

Hover Camera Passport is a hit at CES 2017

January 12th, 2017

This month, Hover Camera exhibited at CES 2017 and had one of the most buzzed about products of the entire Las Vegas show. Hover Camera Passport, the self-flying camera drone, was a huge hit among attendees and press alike.

Hover Camera at CES 2017

New Feature Demos

Hover Camera Passport, has been available since October, but the product is constantly being upgraded via firmware. In addition to demonstrating existing features including release and hover, face and body tracking, and orbit, two new features were demonstrated to show attendees at the Hover Camera booth.

The two new features, Owner Mode and Gesture Control, allows Hover Camera to pave the way for a new category of consumer, AI-powered flying cameras that are truly accessible and approachable. This means we’re making flying cameras so easy to use, you’ll just let go and let Hover Camera do the rest. You can also learn more on our CES page: GetHover.com/CES

Owner Mode
Introducing a revolutionary new feature, allowing Hover Camera Passport to fly and follow you, all without a smartphone. Just register your face in the app, release and hover, and Hover Camera Passport will auto scan its environment to follow your face. The device will then automatically lock on, follow and record you.

Gesture Control
Another smartphone-free mode, Gesture Control, will allow users to use hand motions to signal to Hover Camera Passport when to take a photo, as well as deactivate Owner Mode so users can easily grab and go.

Awards

Hover Camera Passport was nominated and awarded several distinguished awards during the show.

– CES Innovation Award – Honoree
– Rotor Drone Magazine – Best Consumer Drone
– Global Network – Best of CES 2017 Top 10

Press Coverage

From morning broadcast to press coverage in notable tech publications, Hover Camera Passport was one of the most talked about products of the event.

The Today Show: See a camera drone that follows you and other futuristic tech at CES
CNET: The drones of CES 2017
Fox News : CES: Clever drone with 4K cam and unique protective design
ABC News : CES 2017 Highlighted by Helpful Robots, Smart Hairbrushes, Flying Cameras
Engadget: This selfie-drone recognizes, finds and auto-records its owner
Washington Post : Here are 53 gadgets on display at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show
Financial Times : Consumer Electronics Show 2017 — the hits and misses
Consumer Reports: Make Way for the Selfie Drones
Fast Company : The everything chip: Qualcomm’s plan to power drones