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CyPhy LVL 1 Drone: Reinvented for Performance and Control

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Our drone flies simply, shares intuitively, and captures high-quality footage effortlessly. The first drone for absolutely everyone.
Backers: 1514
Average Pledge Per Backer: $583

Funded: $882,478 of $250,000
Dates: May 4th -> Jun 18th (45 days)
Project By: CyPhy Works
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Latest News

6 Awesome Boston Tech Gifts That Won't Be Available in Time for the Holidays

November 21st - via:
This is probably the least helpful holiday gift guide of the year. Sorry for that. (Read More)

New stretch goal, The Geofence Pack

June 15th - via:
Seconds ago, we just reached our second stretch goal! Wow, wow, wow, thanks to everyone! Now we just have to step up with one final goal, and give you one more incentive to get the word out about the LVL 1. By popular demand, here's what we will... (Read More)

Tick, tick, tick!

June 11th - via:
As we write this we've got fewer than 65 hours remaining on our LVL 1 Drone Kickstarter campaign. We know we're being effusive with our gratitude, but, you know, it's tough not to be! The huge wave of support that came in this last week has been a... (Read More)

One week left - help us hit stretch goal #2!

June 9th - via:
It's the final week of our Kickstarter campaign. Your support, sharing, interest and feedback has helped us so much in our vision, both in realizing it and in sharpening its focus. We've read-- and tried to respond to-- every comment and we know how... (Read More)

[VIDEO] The Drone For Everyone: Flying High With CyPhy Works

June 9th - via:
CyPhy Works combines engineering innovations with crowdfunding to build a consumer drone "the world wants." (Read More)

iRobot founder’s new drone is a rock-steady flyer

June 8th - via:
CyPhy's LVL 1 is a six-propeller drone that brings stability and geofencing to consumer drone flying. (Read More)

Introducing the LVL 1 Referral Bonus!

June 3rd - via:
With 9 days to go in our campaign, we want to again thank all of our backers for the support and interest throughout the campaign. We're so excited to have you along for the ride as we continue to build the LVL 1. Because we truly believe in our... (Read More)

$500,000 Stretch Goal Reached!

May 22nd - via:
Wow! Thank you! We're incredibly excited to find out that you are as enthusiastic about LVL 1 as we are. We are humbled and truly grateful for the outpouring of support shown here. We've now passed our stretch goal of $500,000! We've heard you - you... (Read More)

Soooo Close... And So Far Past Other Drones!

May 18th - via:
Happy Memorial Day Weekend!! We are proud to be at 170% of our funding goal, and getting really close to our first Stretch Goal. So close, our fingers are itching to start programming. Here’s a quick reminder of what we’ll all get when we cross... (Read More)

Momentum and Stretch Goals

May 15th - via:
Momentum Is High On Friday CyPhy LVL 1 was the Technology Project of the Day on KickStarter and we are now a Staff Pick! We provided the drone, you provided the support, enthusiasm, and ideas that show the power of launching on Kickstarter! Helen... (Read More)

Hire and Hacks

May 13th - via:
We appreciate all the support!   Great news. We have hired a wonderful new team member, Chi Won. He's not only one of the most talented mechanical engineers in the country, he also has extensive experience creating consumer robots. Chi is from... (Read More)

One week in!

May 8th - via:
Thank you all for your immense support in week 1 (yes, it’s only been a week!), of our Kickstarter campaign. The whole CyPhy team is overwhelmed and invigorated! This auspicious start also means we have 37 more days to get the word out. By sharing... (Read More)

First FAQs

May 7th - via:
We have just posted the first FAQs. So sorry it took so long. We will be extracting more FAQs from both the messages and the comments shortly. The team has been at out talking up the LVL 1 and flying it for its fans. We are looking forward to all... (Read More)

Thanks to all our backers!

May 5th - via:
Wow... To say we're humbled is an understatement. Thank you all for your overwhelming support; we never expected to reach our goal this quickly! This just reinforces our commitment to delivering a drone that exceeds your every expectation. But the... (Read More)

Halfway there!

May 4th - via:
An exhaustedly exciting eventful day. If it's possible to wear a touch screen out, we did our level-- no pun intended!-- best to prove it. Updates and questions and tweets (follow @helengreiner and @aeroboticist), and a lot of great ideas and... (Read More)

It's not a first day sale if it only lasts 8 hours!

May 4th - via:
Kickstarter community, We're truly overwhelmed by the amount of support we've received on day one of our campaign! Thanks so much to everyone who has backed the campaign at every level - we're thrilled to have you along for the ride as we get closer... (Read More)

Here's What the Roomba for the Sky Will Look Like 

May 4th - via:
We’ve known for a long time that Helen Greiner, who co-designed the original Roomba and co-founded iRobot, was building a drone. Now, we know what that drone looks like: Pretty awesome. (Read More)

iRobot co-founder launches Kickstarter for simplified drone that anyone can fly

May 4th - via:
Aerial drones have exploded in popularity over the past few years with the market only expected to swell moving forward. Right now, Chinese manufacturer DJI is arguably the dominant consumer player but that could change over time as newcomers like CyPhy’s LVL 1 drone take flight (pronounced sci-fi). (Read More)

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