PhoneDrone Ethos – make your smartphone fly!
PhoneDrone Ethos is a remarkable device that gives your smartphone wings, allowing you to deploy your iPhone or Android phone as an autonomous aerial camera.
Charles Manning and JD Claridge met three years ago. They had a common passion for business and the pursuit of flight. They also saw the amazing opportunity surrounding drones and their potential uses in the everyday activities of life.
Together they formed xCraft in 2014 and launched their first product, the X PlusOne; a high speed VTOL drone. With Charles’ software background and JD’s aerospace and hardware expertise; the X PlusOne was a standout success; garnering almost 300% of its Kickstarter goal and catapulting xCraft into the public spotlight.
With X PlusOne deliveries currently underway, PhoneDrone Ethos is the next horizon. They’ve surrounded themselves with a high caliber team who is sure to deliver on this ground breaking product.
Why is this revolutionary? We’ve leveraged the sensor, processor, and wireless capability of your smartphone. What you get is a powerful, cloud-connected aerial vehicle for a fraction of the cost of a typical drone.
Worried about your phone? We get that.
We know some of you are a little worried about sending your precious smartphone up into the air. That’s why we’ve developed several safety features that will protect your phone in the event of the unexpected.
Redundant Electronic Design: Borrowing techniques from full-sized aircraft design, we’ve built in redundancy into hardware and software design. This allows backup systems to take over if primary systems fail – and brings your smartphone home safely.
Protective Universal Mount: We know (stuff) happens. That’s why we cradled the phone in a protective neoprene sheath that provides vibration isolation as well as the ultimate shock protection. It can even hold waterproof smartphone cases for some piece of mind over water.
Still not convinced? PhoneDrone Ethos is compatible with many low cost smartphones – some as low as $50. So pick up an extra smartphone and you’ll still be flying the lowest cost cloud-connected autonomous drone on the planet.
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