A Techie Look at AirDog
One of the things that make AirDog perfect for action sports is the sports flight modes. AirDog has ski, MTB, snowboard, surf, skate & wakeboarding flight modes (more coming soon). All of which is made possible by mad engineering and developing skills plus obsessive attention to detail. Not to mention a love for action in the outdoors. There’s more too, so let’s dive deeper for some detailed goodness from AirDog.
Hands Free Control with AirLeash
AirLeash, is a waterproof and wearable device. It’s easy to use with gloves, so while you’re out in the cold, you can keep your gloves on and can make quick adjustments on the fly, it's effortless. Who wants to worry about a drone while skiing or surfing? We prefer to focus on the ride and what we love (and let AirDog focus on capturing wicked video).
Perfect for All Terrain
A drone that follows you down or up varying terrain and providing usable aerial footage is almost impossible without LiDAR. AirDog uses LiDAR to detect terrain, enabling safe following at high speeds during terrain altitude changes, perfect for MTB, MX, snowboarding, skiing and other downhill sports. AirDog is currently the only drone on the market for consumers with LiDAR.
AirLeash vs. Smartphone
Both AirDog and AirLeash contain advanced sensor fusion technology that work together to enable precision tracking, so your action is always captured. We initially liked the idea of using our smartphones, but smartphones are not built to provide the reliability of a dedicated tracker for the dynamic movement of action sports. And like we mentioned before, AirLeash is completely waterproof and rugged (one AirDog user even accidentally left his car overnight on top of AirLeash and AirLeash still worked the next day, though that isn’t recommended).
With a control range of up to 820 ft (250m), you stay connected with AirDog while you accelerate and during high speed up and downhill scenarios. AirDog keeps your GoPro pointed at your AirLeash, so with the accelerometer, barometer and a mix of the other sensors, you’ll always be in-frame, no matter how random your motion patterns are.