X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop! Follow Us: Subscribe | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest
AWESOMER MEDIA SITES: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Aer Is a Giant Dart That Lets You Safely Throw Your GoPro

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

These days, shooting aerial video is getting easier and easier with drones like the GoPro Karma and DJI Mavic Pro. The price is steep for some at $1,000 or higher, though. Turns out there is a simpler and much cheaper way to capture aerial video. Kind of. Just throw your camera in the air with the Aer dart.

aer_1zoom in


It looks like a giant lawn dart, and comes with a foam enclosure on the nose that protects the GoPro action cam that you place inside. It is also waterproof and designed to float. Just throw it in the air, drop it from up high, or whatever. The camera records everything it sees before safely landing on the ground.

aer_2zoom in

We’re not talking about the sort of long running or controlled footage like you get from a typical drone. The Aer will get you a few seconds of somewhat random footage at a time. Also it could possibly get stuck in a tree or on a roof with no way to retrieve it. Still, it appears to capture some pretty cool shots from the demo video:

Aer is compatible with Hero 3+, 4, and 5. You can reserve a unit starting at €49 (~$55 USD) on Kickstarter.

[via Cool Things]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Advertisement

More from Awesomer Media...

Sideshow Lady Deadpool Premium Format Figure

Sideshow Lady Deadpool Premium Format Figure

Star Trek Geeki Tikis

Star Trek Geeki Tikis

Mahna Mahna 1.0

Mahna Mahna 1.0

Star Wars 4 Waffle Maker

Star Wars 4 Waffle Maker

Porsche Offers up First Braided Carbon Fiber Wheels

Porsche Offers up First Braided Carbon Fiber Wheels

2017 Audi S6 Review: A Grade “S” Sport Sedan

2017 Audi S6 Review: A Grade “S” Sport Sedan