Autonomous Drone “Hexo+” Hits U.S. & Global Markets


On Tuesday, Squadrone System announced it has shipped its widely known autonomous drone, Hexo+, to the US market and abroad.

Hexo+Initially launched through a Kickstarter campaign, where it closed out at $1.3 million from over 2,300 backers in July 2014, HEXO+ was designed with the user in mind. Incorporating its founders’ expertise in movie production with safety-critical aeronautics navigation system, its unparalleled approach to aerial camera technology boasts amazing camera movements. HEXO+ took home three awards at CES 2015, including iPhone Life’s Best of CES, Envisioneering’s Innovation & Design Award at ShowStoppers and Videomaker’s Best Drone of CES award.

Antoine Level, co-founder and CEO of HEXO+, noted:

“This is an entirely new way of capturing amazing aerial imagery. We are incredibly proud to bring together our experience in aeronautics technology and software development to create a simple, easy-to-use product.”

Hexo+Professional snowboarder and HEXO+ co-founder Xavier de Le Rue, added:

“HEXO+ was built with outdoor adventurers in mind, allowing them to live in the moment and not behind a lens. It enables you to capture incredible footage of yourself—by yourself. As a snowboarder, this gives me unprecedented freedom to create and share footage without the expense and constraints of helicopters and a film crew.”

Key features of Hexo+ include:

  • HEXO+No remote control needed—control HEXO+ with just your smartphone and the HEXO+ app, which is available for Apple iOS 9 and Android 4.4 and above
  • Compatible with most GoPro camera models
  • Predictive tracking algorithms anticipate your next move
  • Operating altitude of up to 16,000 feet
  • Maximum speed of 45 mph
  • 6-propeller design for added stability and power
  • Quick and easy battery swap
  • Library of 12 pre-programmed camera movements, easily adjusted and fine-tuned.

HEXO+ is currently available to purchase for $1,349.00.


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