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HEXO+, the Multiple Awarded Self-flying Camera Delivering Exceptional Aerial Footage, Will Be Exhibiting at ISPO Tradeshow in Munich, Feb 5-8


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“As a rider and film-maker, I wanted to capture myself in action from a bird’s view, but getting an helicopter or a crew to pilot a drone following me is expensive and cumbersome. HEXO+ is the perfect rider’s companion to make amazing footage from above without a pilot”

Munich, Germany, January 27th 2015. The team behind HEXO+, the innovative autonomous flying drone, announced today that it will be exhibiting at ISPO Munich, the international main exhibition for sports business, from Feb 5-8th. The latest design of HEXO+ and its app, Winner of the ISPO BRANDNEW AWARD in the accessory category, will be featured at ISPO BRANDNEW village on booth #A1 140 BN11.

HEXO+ radically changes the way footage is captured and action sports are documented, making Hollywood style shots accessible to all with its unique user tracking system and camera movements’ library. HEXO+ has been awarded at CES in Las Vegas earlier this month as best Drone of CES by Videomaker, Best of CES by iPhoneLife and Showstopper « envisioneering innovation and design » award.

HEXO+ is incredibly easy to set up anywhere – simply use your smartphone app to set it on whatever path you desire to film you, and then focus solely on living the moment. This simple, hands-free process allows for total creativity. Complex shots suddenly become straightforward, and the user can become both director and star of its own movie. HEXO+ captures your best actions in stunning, artistic ways, without anyone being left out of the picture.

Xavier De Le Rue, big mountain legend, multiple times freeride world champion, explorer and HEXO+ co-founder explains “As a rider and film-maker, I wanted to capture myself in action from a bird’s view, but getting an helicopter or a crew to pilot a drone following me is expensive and cumbersome. HEXO+ is the perfect rider’s companion to make amazing footage from above without a pilot”.

With a strong background in actions sports and movie making through their video production company TimeLine Missions, Xavier de Le Rue and Matthieu Giraud, TimeLine Missions producer and HEXO+ co-founder, will both be at ISPO available for interviews.

Additionnally, Xavier De Le Rue will attend to the BRANDNEW award ceremony on February 5th at 3pm in the BRANDNEW Village in Hall1 and will be signing autographs on HEXO+ booth from 4pm till 5pm.

Over 2,300 backers supported the HEXO+ crowd funding campaign last summer on Kickstarter with over $ 1,3M of pre-orders, placing HEXO+ in the top 20 most successful Kickstarter campaigns. Since then, the team behind the project focused on providing a new way for people enjoy their activities while getting filmed and with no other skills required than knowing how to use a smartphone. HEXO+ is now available for pre-order on HEXO+ website – currently the only place in the world where this technology can be purchased.

Check out www.hexoplus.com to discover Freedom of Movement, our latest video captured by HEXO+

For additional information and content, download the HEXO+ press kit

About HEXO+

Founded in 2014, HEXO+ is transforming how people use drones in a safe and autonomous way. The team behind the project hs developed the first self-flying drone system with unrilvalled filming ability, making it possible to film in the most remote locations around the world. The HEXO+ team consists of indviduals with over 15 years of experience in their  respectives domains, from aeronautics software development to action sports movie-making, to drone building and start-up management. To learn more, visit www.hexoplus.com

About ISPO BRANDNEW

Since it’s first edition in the year 2000, ISPO BRANDNEW has established itself as the most most important platform for start-ups in the sport industry. Every year an independent jury, largely consisting of former winners, name the Top 50 Newcomers, all of which are younger than four years. The winners then have the possibility to showcase themselves to the whole of the sport industry in the ISPO BRANDNEW Village in Hall A1 at ISPO MUNICH. This opportunity and numerous other forms of support are provided by ISPO to enable these Companies to get off to a successful start, past winners include GoPro, Maloja, On Running, Naish Sails, Nixon and many more. For more information, please go to:  http://brandnew.ispo.com/en/

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