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US autonomous drone maker Skydio announces new features for consumers and businesses in latest software update

Redefining the way creators use drones with new creative tools and continuous software enhancements

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. /ACCESSWIRE/November 1, 2022/ SkydioAmerica’s largest drone maker and world leader in autonomous flight technology, announces groundbreaking software enhancements for all Skydio customers just in time for the holidays.

Panorama with Live Preview, a new flight skill allowing creators to capture professional-quality panoramic footage, has the ability to automatically stitch photos in-vehicle, delivering high-resolution images up to 72 megapixels. Skydio is also announcing the addition of KeyFrame Gimbal Roll, enabling even more dynamic visuals in an already stunning flight experience. Regardless of skill level, Skydio customers will be able to create insane camera movement at the touch of a button simulating a more immersive perspective throughout their automated flight paths while relying on collision avoidance. Skydio’s unrivaled hurdles.

“This is another important milestone for Skydio as we continue to advance the drone industry through the power of autonomy,” said Mike Ross, Senior Director of Product Management at Skydio. “Skydio lets you do more than any other drone. And frequent software updates let you continue to express your creativity in all kinds of exciting new ways.”

Skydio Panorama Skill helps drone operators capture the perfect shot

Panorama allows pilots to capture vertical, horizontal or 360 spherical images with up to 72 megapixels, delivering incredible quality for even the most novice drone pilot. Using the onboard navigation cameras, Skydio pilots can now take the guesswork out of composing a shot with an in-app Panorama live preview, a feature made exclusively available on Skydio drones, saving flight time. battery life and showing what you’re going to capture before you capture it. . The added feature of Smart Capture takes the hassle out of dialing your camera settings as it automatically adjusts the exposure of each frame for best results.

Skydio KeyFrame with new Gimbal Roll makes creation easy for everyone

KeyFrame just got even more amazing. KeyFrame Gimbal Roll gives you the ability to simulate an immersive flight experience compared to the output of an FPV drone without requiring the skills of a professional pilot. Take advantage of the Dynamic Gimbal Roll playback style for a fully automated experience that relies on the vehicle’s aerodynamics in flight to autonomously calculate the desired gimbal angle. KeyFrame Gimbal Roll, allows anyone to create dramatic shots around subjects, add tension to an otherwise serene landscape, or simulate FPV style shots, all within the KeyFrame skill.

The pilot chooses their keyframes with just a few clicks and Skydio Autonomy creates a continuous, smooth camera path between them. Fly your way forward or backward, backward, repeat and loop the shot as many times as you want at the speed you choose.

In addition to drone camera controls, Skydio has improved the precision and accuracy of KeyFrame by continuously relocating the flight path and comparing real-time environmental data to previous KeyFrame telemetry.

Full resolution panoramic images

The gift that continues to surprise

Skydio 2+ is the only drone that brings you new feature updates and fun new features long after your first flight. For those looking for a gift that keeps on giving, the company offers the Skydio 2+ for $899 while supplies last. With a $200 discount on the set Skydio 2+ Kit Range, there’s never been a better time to buy a Skydio. The holiday promotion is now live at shop.skydio.com.

Price and availability

Skydio Panorama Skill and KeyFrame Gimbal Roll software updates will be available for download, at no additional cost, to all existing Skydio 2 and Skydio 2+ customers via the Skydio app this month. To access the Skydio app, please visit Google Play and Apple App Store.

In addition to Skydio.com, you can now purchase the Skydio 2+ Pro Kit from Amazon through New Launch Amazon Showcasewhere Amazon Prime members can expect perks like Prime shipping with every order.

For more information, videos and images, visit the Skydio Blog.

About Skydio

Skydio is America’s largest drone manufacturer and the world leader in autonomous flight. Skydio uses revolutionary AI to create the world’s smartest flying machines for consumers, businesses and governments. Founded in 2014, Skydio is made up of leading experts in artificial intelligence, robotics, cameras and electric vehicles from leading companies, research labs and universities around the world. Skydio designs, assembles and supports its products in the USA from its headquarters in San Mateo, California to provide the highest standards in supply chain and manufacturing safety. Skydio is trusted by leading companies across a wide range of industry sectors and backed by top investors and strategic partners, including Andreesen Horowitz, Levitate Capital, Next47, IVP, Playground and NVIDIA. For more information, visit Skydio.com.

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