CES 16 - ProDrone Introduces Ultimate Flying Platform With DSLR Capability on BYRD Drone

ProDrone is first drone manufacturer to lift DSLRs with consumer drone - works with camera manufacturers to expand partnerships.

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ProDrone, the leading consumer drone manufacturer focusing on power and portability, today announced the introduction of their new Ultimate Flying Platform line with a static mount capable of lifting and integrating with several of the world's most popular DLSR cameras. This marks the first time a consumer drone has been able to integrate with heavier DSLR cameras, increasing the ease and value of producing super high quality aerial photography. Get a demo of the new system at booth #25417 at CES in Las Vegas from January 6-9, 2016.


ProDrone's new partnership program is seeking to expand relationships with the world's leading camera manufacturers to develop the best solutions and options for the drone market.

The ProDrone BYRD, best known for its unique ability to fold up to the size of an iPad for hyper portability, has now added another unique ability by introducing a static mount for DSLRs. The new mount is integrated with several Sony cameras (DSC-RX100M4, ILCE6000, a7RII) and the RICOH GR2. The system is also available with limited operations for the Panasonic GH4, Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera BMD and the Canon 5DIII. Full integration will be available for all these cameras by Q2 2016.

"With the drone market maturing, it becomes obvious that a flying platform that integrates with the world's best cameras is the best option for the most people," stated Joseph Haagensen, Community Manager for ProDrone. "A lot of people have been asking for integration with the top cameras they already use for photography. This was the basis for our Ultimate Flying Platform line that we'll continue to expand with more cameras and stabilized gimbals. At the end of the day, the ProDrone BYRD will be the only drone anyone will need to buy."

Mount Capabilities:

Mounts available for all levels of BYRD
Flight time for these cameras range from 12-15 minutes
SONY DSC-RX100M4
View footage via the ProFlight app
Take photos and video via the ProDrone controller
Focus and zoom from the controller
SONY ILCE6000
View footage via the ProFlight app
Take photos and video via the ProDrone controller
Focus and zoom from the controller
SONY a7RII
View footage via the ProFlight app
Take photos and video via the ProDrone controller
RICOH GR2
View footage via the ProFlight app
Take photos and video via the ProDrone controller
Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera BMD
View footage via the ProFLight app
Canon 5DIII
View footage via the ProFlight app
Panasonic GH4
View footage via the ProFlight app
The new Utlimate Flying Platform mounts will be available for sale in Q2 2016 with new features and capabilities being added in Q3 2016.

Camera manufacturers interested in learning more about the partnership program can contact mk@prodrone-tech.com.

About ProDrone

ProDrone Technology Company is a fresh, innovative and forward thinking take on the contemporary UAV industry. We fully focus on the comprehensive research, development, design and production of unmanned aerial vehicles and we strive to not only offer concierge style customer service, but a truly fascinating flying experience.

Our young, enthusiastic and energetic team are committed to the cause and we aim to push the boundaries of UAV technology by harmonizing state-of-the-art production with avant-garde industrial design. Our first-rate UAV technology can be utilized across a multitude of different platforms which will change the way consumers interact with drones. Without sacrificing performance, we have managed to create an extremely portable drone which can be folded down into a backpack friendly iPad sized package.

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