What is Snap Pixy and how does it work?
(Pocket-lint) – Snap, the company that owns Snapchat, has long considered itself a “camera” company first. After all, when you open Snapchat, the first screen you see is the camera. And its smart glasses, Spectacles, are entirely about helping wearers more seamlessly create and share snaps (aka videos). Now, Snap is taking its camera expertise to the next level: It’s introducing a flying camera.
What is Snap Pixy?
Simply put: Pixy is Snap’s first drone. It’s a small yellow UAV that can rest in the palm of your hand. In fact, it takes off and lands on your hand. It can follow you around and capture videos that are sent to Snapchat. It’s tiny and light enough to fit in your pocket and uses six pre-programmed flight patterns that you can set through a dial on the top of the device.
Currently, most drones are big, heavy, loud devices for professionals and early adopters. Some even require a permit to use. But Pixy is different…