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Vivitar, a legacy family brand of fun and affordable tech products, is releasing its all-new Follow Me Drone - a quadcopter drone with a built in 360 camera, to Walmart retail locations across the country. With its Follow Me function and camera, the drone can be synced to use its camera to follow your motion, offering 360-degree views of all the action. At an affordable price point of $179.99, Vivitar is making it easier than ever to own an automated drone for sporting events and other activities.
The Follow Me Drone features a built in Dual GPS Module to help keep it locked in on the controller below while filming from the air. Wi-Fi connectivity allows users to take to the sky and control the camera and drone via the Smartphone app (iOS and Android). Getting the drone in the air is not a problem with the auto takeoff and landing function, making it easy for first timers to fly it. With the Follow Me function, the drone can track the user’s every move while it follows behind at a safe distance. With GPS LOCK hover mode, the 16.1 megapixel camera can take beautiful pictures and video without worry of drifting off location, capturing the perfect aerial shot. With a high-quality video feed and storage, the Follow Me Drone can be used for anything from capturing snowboard tricks to producing fun home movies.
“Walmart is the largest retailer in the world, and we can’t think of a better store to carry our most impressive drone yet,” says Edward Cohen, Vice President, Vivitar Technology Division. “With Vivitar, we continue to strive to bring cutting edge technology to market at an affordable price point. This drone offers technology found in much more expensive models, giving a wide range of consumers the opportunity to lift off and capture incredible footage.”
The Vivitar Follow Me drone has a range of 1,000 feet, features a return home function, and will retail at $179.99 For more information, visit http://www.vivitar.com.
Vivitar designs and manufactures affordable consumer electronics ranging from on-trend digital lifestyle products for millennial consumers to cameras and accessories for amateur and professional photographers. With a rich heritage dating back to 1938, the company's portfolio today spans mobile and audio accessories, cameras, and a constantly evolving array of specialty products in emerging electronics categories. It also is the largest supplier of digital still cameras, camcorders and accessories around the world, harkening back to its origins as an importer of photographic equipment and its subsequent development of industry-leading mass-market cameras, lenses and flashes. A division of Sakar International since 2008, Vivitar is headquartered in Edison, NJ, with offices in the United Kingdom, Latin America, Canada, Australia and Hong Kong, and global retail distribution through more than 100,000 mass market and specialty locations. For more information, visit http://www.vivitar.com or follow the company on social media at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.