Selfie taking 'self flying drone'
Now click aerial-selfies with the help of built-in camera in drones. Founded by students of Berkeley in the US, this self-flying Lily Camera is a new consumer photography drone, specifically designed for capturing aerial-selfies.
The best part of it is that it knows exactly where its subject is at all times and automatically tracks their location through a small remote with Global Positioning System.
With flying range of anywhere between 2 feet to 50 feet off the ground, the drone doesn't require any real-time piloting or a hand-held controller. You just throw it in the air, and when you're done, press a button on the remote and it lands back in your hand.
With a little over 10 inches wide and 3 inches tall the disk-shaped black quadcopter weighs 2.8 pounds, and can stay in the air for 20 minutes before needing a charge.
The built in camera shoots 1080p video and captures 12 megapixel still photos. Claimed to be waterproof it floats and can safely land itself in water. Bikers and surfers might just love this as it could get a bird's-eye view of their trip down a hill.
The self-flying Lily camera will be commercially available only after February 2016.
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