We go hands-on with the Skydio R1, a camera-equipped drone that not only flies autonomously, but can actually track you and avoid almost any obstacle in its flight path. And from our first test, it actually works–we couldn’t get it to crash. Skydio CEO and co-founder Adam Bry walks us through the computer vision technology that makes the R1 work, and we share our impressions from the impressive test flight.
Learn more about the Skydio R1 here: https://www.skydio.com/
Shot by Gunther Kirsch edited by Norman Chan
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Hands-On with Skydio R1 Autonomous Drone!