November 21, 2016 15:47 ET

JETJAT ULTRA Micro Streaming Drone Named Finalist for 2017 Toy of the Year

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SAN JOSE, CA --(Marketwired - November 21, 2016) - Mota Group announced its JETJAT® ULTRA™ micro-sized drone has been named a finalist in the Toy Industry Association's 2017 Toy of the Year awards contest.

So small it can lurk in a tea cup or land on an ice cube, the paperclip-sized ULTRA sends video and photos right to a smartphone. Snap a selfie or stream your adventures to friends, family or the world, the ULTRA is designed to be super easy to use.

"We are thrilled JETJAT ULTRA has been recognized among the many outstanding toys as a finalist for the 2017 Toy of the Year award," said Michael Faro, chief executive officer at Mota. "JETJAT ULTRA is not only terrifically fun to fly, it also helps youth develop valuable drone piloting skills for use as adults. It's a great gift for all families this holiday season."

The ULTRA features intelligent autoflight software to increase fun by making basic flight easy, with features like auto take-off, auto hover and autoland.

The ULTRA stores inside its precision controller to take anywhere, and charges from most power sources, features that let people toss it in a backpack, purse, or even a large pocket, and take the fun with them wherever they go.

It's available with an optional mobile VR headset for a thrilling, fully immersive experience of each second of flight.

The Toy of the Year awards is the Toy Industry Association's annual event recognizing the best in play for each calendar year in the toy industry.

Winning products are selected based on votes from mass and specialty toy retailers, journalists, TIA members and consumers, and will be announced at the February 17, 2017 awards ceremony in New York, marking the kick-off to the 114th annual North American International Toy Fair.

People can now vote for JETJAT ULTRA in the Tech Toy category at


Mota JETJAT ULTRA and the VR Headset are available at all major retailers and at

Mota will be showcasing its complete recreational and commercial drone line-up at the upcoming CES Las Vegas, Booth 44342.

About Mota Group

Mota Group, Inc. focuses on simplifying the technology in people's lives. Its drone division MOTA develops and manufactures recreational and commercial unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and its consumer electronics division TAMO™ imagines and brings to life stylish wearables, VR headsets, portable power products, and mobile accessories. For more information, visit or, or write

JETJAT, JETJAT ULTRA, Mota Group, MOTA, and TAMO, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Mota Group, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

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