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The Black Hornet PRS is a Combat-Proven, Pocket-Sized Drone at werd.com

The Black Hornet PRS is a Combat-Proven, Pocket-Sized Drone

FLIR’s Black Hornet PRS is an “airborne personal reconnaissance system for dismounted soldiers.” Translation: it’s a pocket-size drone originally designed for military units who need undetectable recon in combat situations. This combat-proven drone is extremely light, nearly silent, and boasts a flight time up to 25 minutes. It uses EO & infrared optical technologies to transmit live video & HD still images day or night. The imagery is transmitted through an encrypted data link with ranges up to 2 kilometers & is stored on removable SD cards in the device. No word yet on civilian availability.

For Better Phone Photos, Pull Out the Pocket Tripod PRO at werd.com

For Better Phone Photos, Pull Out the Pocket Tripod PRO

You’d probably carry a tripod if it fit in your wallet, right? Okay, well the Pocket Tripod PRO does. It’s the size of a credit card and twice as thick, so it slides right into your pocket or wallet. And despite its small size, it delivers all the essential functions you’d expect from a full-size tripod: Carbon fiber legs, angle indicator, soft-contact grip, and fluid tilt adjustment.

Human Eyes Technologies Unveils 5.7K VR Camera at werd.com

Human Eyes Technologies Unveils 5.7K VR Camera

The Vuze XR is the world’s first 5.7K VR camera, a handheld system that uses two lenses to capture VR content and shoot ridiculously sick 2D 180-degree footage or stabilized 3D 360-degree footage at 5.7K resolution at 30fps and 4K at 60fps. With a cross-platform editing app, you can dial in footage either in-camera or on your desktop.

The 4K Arlo Ultra Security Cam is Your Eyes & Ears for Home Security at werd.com

The 4K Arlo Ultra Security Cam is Your Eyes & Ears for Home Security

The Arlo Ultra is the security camera brand’s most powerful device yet. It features a 4K Ultra HD resolution sensor with high dynamic range (HDR), a 4K lens with a 180º field of view and it has an integrated spotlight that lights up anyone or anything that moves within its view. There is also audio detection that listens for odd noises. When something suspicious is seen or heard it can sound a screeching siren and even call 911. Comes with a 1-year subscription for storing your footage.

DJI’s Osmo Pocket Will Turn You Into a Gimbal God at werd.com

DJI’s Osmo Pocket Will Turn You Into a Gimbal God

The Osmo Pocket is the smallest action camera & handheld 3-axis gimbal the drone lords at DJI have ever created. It records 4K 60fps video with mechanical stabilization that gives your motion clips a cinematic look no matter how radical you’re getting. It has features like Auto-track to follow the motion of your subject, a 3X3 panoramic mode and the battery lasts for 140 minutes.

Stealth Style: The Killspencer Camera Pack at werd.com

Stealth Style: The Killspencer Camera Pack

Designed to carry your compact camera & one lens, the cross-body Camera Pack from L.A.-based Killspencer is constructed of premium black full-grain leather. It features Swiss-made Riri zippers, a cordura and mesh padded interior and multiple pockets for photo accessories & personal items. The nylon waist/shoulder strap is adjustable. Made in the USA.

The One X is a 360º Action Camera You Can Throw at werd.com

The One X is a 360º Action Camera You Can Throw

The One X camera from Insta360 is a throwable 360º action camera that features advanced omnidirectional image stabilization, twin ultra-wide lenses & captures video in 5.7K at 30 fps. For super crisp super-slow-mo, it has 2 Slow motion modes: 50 fps at 4K and 100 fps at 3K. And because it’s throwable, it will open up possibilities for tossing—literally throwing—this thing right into the action to grab insane 360º slo-mo’s you just couldn’t get with other action cameras.

Pictar Pro Makes Your Phone More Like a DSLR at werd.com

Pictar Pro Makes Your Phone More Like a DSLR

With a Pictar Pro, your phone camera is upgraded to deliver better images with more DSLR-like controls. It gives your iPhone or Android device a camera-like grip as well as a viewfinder, shutter button, a zoom toggle, manual control wheels for exposure & mode adjustment, and an extra battery. And even with all these features and controls, it doesn’t require a wi-fi or wired connection to your phone.

The Hero7 Black is GoPro’s Most Advanced Camera Yet at werd.com

The Hero7 Black is GoPro’s Most Advanced Camera Yet

GoPro just dropped a new flagship action camera, the Hero7 Black. This new model is the same dimensions as its predecessors in the 6 series lineup but features much improved image stabilization called Hypersmooth, livestreaming capability, and a hyperlapse time-lapse mode. 4K video capture at 60 FPS, fully waterproof & secure cloud storage via subscription. Overall a solid upgrade.

Litra Lights Are Bright Alright at werd.com

Litra Lights Are Bright Alright

The lights from Litra deliver pro-level light in a crazy compact package. They call it “Studio Lighting In Your Pocket.” We can’t argue. The 4-mode LitraTorch delivers up to 2200 lumens with waterproof & military grade ruggedness—at 810G MIL SPEC rating. For photos & video, they deliver flicker-free (5700 kelvin) day light & for biking, camping & general life-after-dark applications, they’re unbeatable. 4-hour battery life, waterproof to 30m & they feature multiple mounting points for shedding light on all your nighttime adventures.

The EOS-R is Canon’s First Full-Frame Mirrorless DSLR at werd.com

The EOS-R is Canon’s First Full-Frame Mirrorless DSLR

Canon’s latest DSLR launches a whole new system for the brand. The EOS-R is their first 30.3 MP full-frame mirrorless camera, which also features a new lens mount system. In addition to the sensor, it features a Digic 8 image processor capable of 8 FPS continuous shooting, ISO that ranges from 100 up to 102,400, plus a Dual Pixel CMOS Auto Focus that offers an incredible 5,655 selectable AF points; Canon claims it also has the fastest AF system in the world. The RF lens mount system is designed to improve speed & communication between camera & lens electronics while still working with existing EF, EF-S, TS-E and MP-E lenses.

The Insta360 Pro 2 is a Straight Up Beast of a VR Camera at werd.com

The Insta360 Pro 2 is a Straight Up Beast of a VR Camera

Insta360 Pro 2 is a tricked-out, pro-grade 360º VR camera that records six 8K quality digital video & HDR 3D using 6 lenses as well as delivering seamless auto-stitching, advanced FlowState stabilization, & high speed motion tracking. Footage is recorded on 6 separate Micro SD cards, one-per-eye, and a special plug-in enables you to edit footage easily without dealing with the massive 8K files.

DJI’s Mavic 2 Pro Drone Has a Hasselblad Camera at werd.com

DJI’s Mavic 2 Pro Drone Has a Hasselblad Camera

DJI gave their Mavic Pro Drone a serious upgrade in image quality with the integration of a Hasselblad camera. It captures images through a large 20-megapixel 1-inch sensor. Hasselblad also improved lens definition, image optimization and processing as well as implementing its Natural Color Solution for JPEG and raw images to improve color accuracy. DJI’s 10-bit D-log & hybrid log gamma for HDR 4K video are also part of the feature set.

Panasonic Introduces Upgraded & Updated Lumix LX100 II at werd.com

Panasonic Introduces Upgraded & Updated Lumix LX100 II

The evolution of Panasonic’s popular Lumix LX100 camera continues with the release of the LX100 II, a compact micro four/thirds system that features a new & upgraded 17-megapixel sensor and a touchscreen that will make adjusting the settings faster & easier. Like the older model, it captures 4K video and comes equipped with a Leica 24-75mm f/1.7-2.8 lens.

Yuneec Introduces Voice-Controlled Mantis Q Drone at werd.com

Yuneec Introduces Voice-Controlled Mantis Q Drone

The Mantis Q drone from Yuneec captures 4K & stabilized 1080P video, uses voice commands and features a 33-minute battery. Gesture control and facial detection are also on the list, as well as a tiny, portable controller. It’s got a top-speed of 44mph, weighs less than a pound and it’s designed for easy portability with fold-up arms. The camera also shoots 13-megapixel photos in either JPG or DNG format.

Capsule360 is the World’s Most Versatile & Compact Motion Box Ever at werd.com

Capsule360 is the World’s Most Versatile & Compact Motion Box Ever

The Capsule360 from MIOPS is a multi-function motion box to move your camera in every possible way and direction. It offers versatile pan, tilt, slide & time lapse to add smooth, cinematic motion to your videos, and it works with every camera—from your phone to a full size DSLR. It can also track you for first-person videos as well as offering automatic star tracking. Available accessories include a slider track, gimbal arm, and turntable; all of them controlled wirelessly & intuitively with the Capsule360 app.

Mystic is an Advanced, Self-Driving Drone at werd.com

Mystic is an Advanced, Self-Driving Drone

The Mystic Drone uses AI technologies for autonomous flight, 3D Tracking, Intelligent Object Recognition, and gesture interaction, making it the most advanced AI drone available. The complete “set it & forget sky camera” that delivers unrivaled and basically effortless aerial photography and video—its 3D tracking lets the drone follow you autonomously while detecting objects and avoiding obstacles—intelligence similar to that found in self-driving cars. A funded Kickstarter.

Nikon’s COOLPIX P1000 Has An Ultra-Mega Zoom Lens at werd.com

Nikon’s COOLPIX P1000 Has An Ultra-Mega Zoom Lens

With the introduction of the COOLPIX P1000, Nikon gives you a 3000mm optical zoom, the most powerful zoom lens ever offered in the COOLPIX range. It shoots 4K ultra HD video with HDMI out, stereo sound and has an accessory hot-shoe. It features rock-steady dual detect image stabilization and great low-light capability as well as raw shooting mode and full manual controls.

Parrot Introduces Foldable Anafi Drone at werd.com

Parrot Introduces Foldable Anafi Drone

Designed to fold up into a compact package for easy transport, the Anafi drone from Parrot features a 21-megapixel camera on a 180-degree tilt gimbal. It records in 4K HDR at 30 fps or 1080p HDR at up to 60 fps as well as hyper-lapse and slo-mo capability. The Anafi also has a follow mode for shooting selfie footage and will fly for up to 25-minutes on a charge at speeds up to 32MPH.