The GoPro competitor, RunCam, have just published a new product page, hinting at the launch of a new FPV product designed to replace the RunCam 3 which was recently the target of a GoPro law suit.
The product page unfortunately gives very little away, only to suggest that the product will be FPV focused and is associated with the RunCam 3 product, a visual clone of the popular GoPro Session action camera, which was discontinued earlier this month following a legal dispute between RunCam and GoPro.
[perfectpullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]”Transformed from RunCam 3, our Latest Innovated HD camera for FPV, RunCam Split is coming soon!”, website quote[/perfectpullquote]
The graphic provided on the product listing shows a hand holding an item which is potentially smaller than the RunCam 3 product, but the image does not provide any clues regarding the justification or reasoning for the ‘Split’ product name.
We have a theory that RunCam may be addressing the common need for FPV pilots to fly with two cameras, one a low resolution camera for realtime 5.8ghz video transmission, the second a high resolution camera to capture flight footage such as the RunCam 3 and GoPro range.
By combining both cameras into a single unit, there could be weight savings and it would simplify racing quadcopter construction, this is of course just a theory.
We hope for RunCam to provide more information soon regarding this new product, be sure to check back as this article will be updated.
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