Prodrone Technology Takes on Phantom with Lightweight, Compact Drone

By Greg Scoblete


The drone market is buzzing with competitors and a new company threw its hat into the ring at PhotoPlus Expo.

China-based Prodrone Technology is entering the market with the Byrd drone.

So how does Prodrone aim to compete? Its drone is compact and lightweight at 4.2 pounds. In under a minute, a user can fold it up, pop off the camera/3-axis gimbal and stow it in a small backpack. It also promises a longer flying time than many of its competitors–up to 29 minutes in the air, depending on conditions.

The Byrd can stream an HD video feed to a mobile …read more

Via: PDN Pulse


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