Drone DJ Weekly: Snap’s new ‘drone,’ tornado drone footage, more
Last week we saw more leaks detailing what DJI’s newest drone will be capable of. We also have a new drone on the market, well a “flying camera,” but basically a drone by Snapchat and more. Catch up on the top drone stories below.
Snap announces ‘Pixy’, the company’s first drone/flying camera
The company might not call it a drone, and they don’t want anyone to call it that, either. However, it is a fairly limited drone, but a drone it is nonetheless. While many people are surprised a “software” company is getting into drones, Snap (the creators of Snapchat) has always considered itself more of an AR company, and its new drone is just a new way to capture video and put its AR effects on it.
Called Pixy, the drone is about the size of a human palm and actually looks pretty cool. Featuring a 2.7K front-facing camera, the drone can track you while you move or it moves around you. Although you don’t have any controls for the drone, Pixy is…