A start-up founded by former Google drone engineers, Adam Bry and Abe Bachrach, just delivered a self-flying camera, the Skydio R1, that makes aerial photography a hands-free task.
It uses computer vision and other types of artificial intelligence to fly itself, follow and record a subject down below– no piloting or camera skills required.
Unlike DJI’s market-dominating drones, this drone is operated without any controllers. Instead, users launch the Skydio iOS or Android app, and tap the screen on their mobile device to tell the R1 who to follow.
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