LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Underscoring the growing popularity of personal drones, AEE Technology Inc., a global leader in the action camera and drone industry, today announced that DICK'S Sporting Goods will carry AEE Technology's AP9 personal drone in 530 stores across the United States over the 2015 holiday season.
The AEE AP9 is a quad-rotor remote control (RC) helicopter that acts as an aerial platform for a GoPro HERO & AEE action camera. The drone appeals to a variety of potential users, from RC aircraft hobbyists seeking the ability to record their flights, to videographers and photographers looking to open up a whole new range of shooting possibilities. With a 3S 5300mAh battery and improved prop design, flying time lasts to up to 25 minutes. The AP9 regularly retails for $449.99 and can be purchased online from DICK'S Sporting Goods at http://www.dickssportinggoods.com/product/index.jsp?productId=78214066
Included with each AP9:
- Remote control transmitter
- GoPro camera cage mount
- Battery, battery charger and 4 AA batteries
- Smartphone holder
The AP9 features a state-of-the-art "return to home" option. With the GPS properly calibrated before each flight, the drone will automatically fly back to a pre-determined point if contact with the transmitter is ever lost or if the drone is low on battery. The AP9 also features 500m remote distance capable of a flying range over 1500 feet.
"Through the massive retail and online footprint of DICK'S Sporting Goods, we are excited to be partnering with the largest sporting goods retailer in the U.S.," says Brian Chacone, Director of Sales and Marketing for AEE Technology Inc. "The AEE AP9 has an attractive retail price that should make this a popular choice for DICK'S Sporting Goods customers looking to turn their Action Camera into an aerial photography drone."
This is the first time that DICK'S Sporting Goods will carry drones in their retail locations. Until now, personal drones were only available on their website.
To learn more, visit http://www.dickssportinggoods.com/product/index.jsp?productId=78214066.
About AEE Technology Inc.
Established in 1999, AEE Technology Inc. has been dedicated to develop and manufacture professional, advanced and reliable recording equipment's, which includes action camera MagiCam models, police recording equipment's, UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) system and aerial photography devices. As a pioneer in combining the advantage of wireless audio & video transmission technology, image processing technology and intelligent control technology, AEE focuses on developing breakthrough and innovative electronic technology products. AEE products have already been distributed across large chain retail outlets in over 55 countries and regions all over the world.
For more information, visit http://www.aeeusa.com.
About DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.
Founded in 1948, DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. As of October 31, 2015, the Company operated 645 DICK'S Sporting Goods locations across the United States, serving and inspiring athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through a blend of dedicated associates, in-store services and unique specialty shop-in-shops dedicated to Team Sports, Athletic Apparel, Golf, Lodge/Outdoor, Fitness and Footwear. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, DICK'S also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream, True Runner and Chelsea Collective specialty stores. DICK'S offers its products through a content-rich eCommerce platform that is integrated with its store network and provides customers with the convenience and expertise of a 24-hour storefront. For more information, visit the Press Room or Investor Relations pages at DICKS.com.
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