Roader is the wearable Time Machine Camera that records 10 seconds ago. It enables you to choose the moments you want to keep, savor and share, even if they occurred in the past. When you see something interesting, you press once on the camera and a video from 10 seconds ago and the following 10 seconds will be recorded and send automatically to your smartphone, ready for social sharing.
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Most cameras start recording forward in time after the record button is activated. Roader starts recording 10 seconds back in time from the moment of activation. So with your Roader, you can capture special moments even after they have happened.
When activated, the Roader Time Machine Camera is not recording video. It is buffering video for a short period and only starts recording when you press the camera once. So you are not recording all the time when wearing your Roader. You just capture when you decide to secure a memorable moment.
Any other camera starts recording forward in time. Roader Time Machine Camera enables you to capture the most beautiful, exciting and breath-taking moments even after they occurred. With Roader you will get your eyes back and still never miss a moment to share.
Roader enables you to record back in time. Time Machine Camera means that you can decide afterward to record video clips of moments that just happened, with your Roader camera.
The Power Lanyard is the cord to wear your Roader camera and has two functions. The first is a charging cable for your Roader camera. The second enables you to wear your Roader throughout your adventures.
No, your Roader is not waterproof but resistant to light rain. So keep it dry at all times.
You can pre-order your Roader Time Machine camera now at our pre-order page on our website roader.com.
You can pre-order your Roader Time Machine Camera on www.roader.com. Starting this summer, Roader will also be available on Amazon.com and Amazon in European countries.
The Roader Time Machine Camera will be available and shipped in the spring of 2018, for US buyers at $199 (USD) ex-taxes and shipping. And buyers from Europe at €199 (EUR) Including VAT and ex-shipping fees. However, during our pre-order campaign, we are offering a presale discount of 25% on our website. When ordering before January 31st, 2018 you can obtain a Roader camera for $149 (US) ex-taxes and € 149 (Europe) including VAT. Enjoy free shipping inside the USA and EU during our pre-order campaign.
The Roader Time Machine Camera will ship in the spring of 2018.
Yes, for pre-orders with shipping addresses in the United States and the European Union during our pre-order campaign until January 31st.
We ship to almost any country in the world. But please see below the list of places we know we cannot deliver for now. It may not include all undeliverable territories:
Andorra Canada: Nunavut, Northwestern Territories, Yukon Finland: Aland Islands France: Guadeloupe, Martinique, Réunion, St. Pierre and Miquelon, and French Guiana Germany: Busingen and the Isle of Heligoland Italy: Vatican City, Livigno, San Marino, Campione d'Italia Portugal: Madeira, Azores Spain: Ceuta, Melilla, and the Canary Islands United Kingdom: Isle of Man, Channel Islands, Gibraltar United States: Virgin Islands, Guam
There is a limited warranty on your Roader from the moment your pre-order ships. Please check our Warranty policy for more information.
Yes, if you decide to cancel your order before we have shipped, you will get a complete refund including the costs of shipping when these are applied. Please check our Terms of Sales.
START USING YOUR ROADER
Yes, you need to download the Roader app to use your Roader camera. You need the app to receive and save your recordings.
First, you pair your phone and Roader using Bluetooth. The Wi-Fi connection is configured by the app.
Yes, you can pair your Roader with multiple smartphones but use it with one at a time.
You can check the connection in the Roader app to see if your Roader camera and smartphone are connected. A Roader icon in the top left of the screen illuminates green when connected, orange when not.
When you want to receive recordings automatically on your smartphone, you need to be connected. You can still make clips without a connection but need to transfer your videos manually.
No, you only need a Wi-Fi connection to transfer your recorded moments in HD resolution.
The lighting sequences will tell you about the status of your Roader.
When your Roader is “breathing” the camera is standby and buffering video. When the light is turning counterclockwise, the camera is recording.
When the camera is on and connected to a power source, it will charge. The battery level will be shown by the led ring.
When you want to use your Roader camera in a car, you place your Roader camera in the Roader Car Dock, and the recording settings will automatically change to “Car Mode”. When activated In Car Mode recordings will be made of minus 10 seconds to plus 10 seconds. In Car Mode, you can record moments with the Roader Remote button. Apart from moments recording, loop recordings of 3 minutes are made in Car Mode. The Roader camera will also record moments automatically when activated by the integrated G-sensor.
Yes, you can download the firmware updates for you Roader Camera in the Roader App. You will get a message when new firmware updates are available in your Roader App.
CHARGING YOUR ROADER
You can charge your Roader camera with the Power Lanyard or a compatible USB-C cable.
Yes, your Roader comes with a Power Lanyard and a USB to USB-C adaptor. You can connect the Power Lanyard directly to a USB-C charger or a regular USB charger using the adaptor.
Yes, you need to charge your Roader camera the first time you want to use it.
About 6 hours. You can check the Roader battery level in your Roader app or on the led ring.
The battery lasts up to 7 hours, depending on how often you make a recording and temperature conditions.
Roader records in two resolutions simultaneously.
1. 640x640 pixels at 30fps for automatic transfer to your connected smartphone. An ideal format for social sharing.
2. 1088x1088 pixels at 3fps. These higher resolution files remain in the memory of your camera. You can download these HD files to your smartphone using the Roader app. Please beware, the camera storage can hold up to 150 of these HD recordings until the oldest clip is overwritten by the newest.
Yes, when connected via Bluetooth your recorded video will be transferred automatically
Your Roader camera has a build in microphone to record your videos with voice and sound. Through the Roader app, you can choose to mute the sound of your recording.
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