I love drones but I’m a terrible pilot, and that’s why Skydio’s self-flying technology is so appealing – particularly when the new Skydio 2 makes it so much more affordable. Back when the Skydio R1 launched last year, it was an expensive taste of what AI-powered autopilot could do. Now, Skydio 2 aims to fly that right into the midst of the mainstream drone segment.
Even in a crowded quadcopter market, the original Skydio R1 was an astonishing outlier. Delivering obstacle detection and object tracking performance leagues ahead of anything rivals could manage, it was the closest we’d seen to the promise of a true virtual drone pilot.
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