PowerVision Robot Corp., debuted the PowerEgg X, a smart device that can be used as an autonomous personal AI camera, as a handheld three-axis AI camera, and as a high-performance drone. The PowerEgg X is equipped with a 4K/60fps HD camcorder with a three-axis gimbal, producing professional-quality video and stunning 24-megapixel images. The device features a fully modular design, allowing users to quickly switch between the following modes: Autonomous Personal AI Camera, Handheld Gimbal Camera, or Smart Drone. It’s also currently the only consumer drone capably of flying in the rain and taking off/landing on water, made possible by its IPX6 rated waterproof case.
“Three years in development and over 100 technology patents later, the PowerEgg X is truly a one-of-a-kind device,” said Wally Zheng, Founder and CEO of PowerVision. “We designed this device with the content creator in mind. Packed with useful features, the PowerEgg X makes it easier for users to create the content that they already love making. Plus, through a companion app, users can easily create short videos to share on social media instantly.”
Autonomous Personal AI Camera Mode
The PowerEgg X can be used as a stationary camera, mounted on a tripod (not included). After turning on AI Camera Mode. The device will utilize facial recognition, deep learning, and a tracking field of view up to 170-degrees to keep subjects in the middle of the frame, even if moving. The device can also be controlled with gestures.
Handheld Gimbal Camera Mode
Into handheld mode, the PowerEgg X uses a built-in three-axis mechanical-stability augmentation gimbal to maintain smooth footable. The device has a battery life of 3.5 hours.
The PowerEgg X is a also high-performance drone equipped with a 4K/60fps camera and tri-axial mechanical stability augmentation technologies, making it perfect for aerial photography and videography, the company says. The drone features a flight time of 30 minutes, automatic obstacle avoidance, precise landing, intelligent flight modes, wind speed resistance up to 29-38 knots, 1080P image transmission within a distance of 3.7 miles, and more, according to PowerVision.
The PowerEgg X has SyncVoice patented technology to automatically synchronize sound picked up by the user’s phone with the drone’s footage, putting an end to silent aerial photography. The camera comes with waterproof accessories (waterproof case and landing float) that enable it to take off from and land on water as well as fly in heavy rain.
The PowerEgg X is available now with an MSRP of $899 for the Explorer package and $1249 for the waterproof Wizard package. The device is available at BestBuy.com, B&H Photo, Amazon.com, and Powervision.me.