Accident automatically detected, relevant footage locked on camera
Do-it-yourself security monitoring company Swann has introduced the ultra-compact DriveEye Ultra, a portable 1080p HD dashboard vehicle recorder. The camera can be dash-mounted, but isn't limited to car installations, as it can be taken outside the vehicle as an on-the-go action camera.
Xtreem debuts new 3-inch drone toy
Xtreem, a range of remote controlled toys designed by Swann, has announced the release of its new Atom RC Mini Drone. Focused on precise maneuverability, the drone uses an infrared signal to communicate with its joystick remote control, which offers eight-way multi-dimensional movement, and heights of up to 100 feet in the air. The helicopter's Li-poly battery provides up to four minutes of continuous flight time, and can be recharged via its remote control or by plugging it into a USB port. Priced at $40, the Atom Mini RC Drone is available at Fry's.
Writing implements house both ink and cameras
Swann has announced two miniature surveillance devices designed to look like everyday ballpoint pens. The HD PenCam and PenCam 4GB both capture videos and images onto digital media. The pen then plugs into a USB port to transfer the recorded shots onto a computer.
Case tested to 65-foot submersion
Swann has introduced the the Freestyle HD, the company's first wearable video camera that shoots in HD resolution. The camera allows users to capture eight-megapixel still photos or 1080p video at 30fps, with options for stereo audio, digital zoom and single or continuous shooting in still mode. Content can be previewed on an integrated 1.5-inch LCD on the backside.
Swann SportsCam shoots video up to 65' underwater
Ahead of its public unveiling at CES, security camera maker Swann Security has officially taken the wraps off its rugged, waterproof DVR-460 SportsCam. The device can take still photos and videos at up to under 65 feet of water, though at just 640x480 resolution. There is no internal memory onboard, with all recordings and photos stored on microSD cards.