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Birdie is a Shuttlecock-style Accessory for Tossing Your GoPro Into the Air

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Birdie is a new GoPro accessory that helps you take aerial photos and videos simply by tossing your camera high into the air.

The invention, which raised over $32,000 on Indiegogo earlier this year, looks like the love child of a badminton shuttlecock and a safety cone.

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Birdie is aerodynamic through the air and floats if dropped into water, making it a worthy camera accessory for day trips. It also disassembles and can be carried around without much weight or space.

To use the Birdie, simply insert a GoPro Hero camera (the 3+ and 4 are officially supported) into the base with the lens pointed straight down. Then toss the Birdie into the air while you’re camera’s shooting for relatively cheap and easy aerial shots.

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Here’s a video showing Birdie in action:

Here are some sample photos captured using the Birdie:

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The Birdie is officially launching on Amazon on October 24, 2016, with a price tag of $49.

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