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Lily Camera - self-flying quad

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by SilverStone641, May 13, 2015.

  1. SilverStone641

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    ships in feb 2016, will be DOA on arrival at that point at the pace at which the tech is moving
     
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    It seems strange to be announcing with video of it in action and then say it's not available for another 9-10 months. They've given any advantage of secrecy away, maybe because they need funding?
     
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    Hi just seen this on YouTube, looks very good:) not released until next year.....bummer:(

    Wonder if its as good as it is in the video?
     
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    You certainly wouldn't want to see a glitch in the electronics when you throw it off the side of a bridge like they do in the video.

    Feb 2016 is a long long wait if you preorder it now.And now would be the time as it is only $500 but I've read it will be $1000 from June.
     
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    How does it avoid objects? Trees etc?
     
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    Remember, $500 now and you hope they are still in business next year.
     
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    It doesn't! Somewhere I read that it currently has no avoidance systems built into it!
     
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    That's kinda what I am worried about.
     
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    That's the issue. Great camera that will follow you... until it hits a tree. Could still be great as is for some water sports though. I would use it wakeboarding. Few objects to hit on the water.
     
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    It's bad enough paying for a P3 a month ago and not having it yet.
    I wouldn't be too keen on paying now for something that isn't built yet and won't be available for 9 months.
    It would appear that they are hoping for advance sales to fund the development and manufacturing.
    Who knows what technology other makers will be offering by then?