One of the more exciting features of the new Flip Ultras is the FlipPort, a proprietary connection that allows the UltraHD to take advantage of third-party accessories. Among the first: the Scosche freedomMIC, a wireless lapel mic for your pocketcam.
The freedomMIC has two components: a Bluetooth receiver that plugs into the bottom of the new Flip UltraHD and a lavalier condensor mic with noise cancellation. The pair has a range of 30m and both are powered by lithium-ion batteries that Scosche says offer four hours of runtime.
It'll be available in December for $US100, just in time for you to have your local shopping centre's Santa clip it to his beard so you can hear your young one request his or her gift with crystal clarity. [Scosche]