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Pixy Flying Selfie Drone From Snap
Snap released Pixy, an an automated flying selfie drone. Just $230, the palm-sized gadget lifts-off, takes a shareable photo or video of you, then lands by itself.
Science fiction fans know that this idea is not new. SF author Karen Traviss described a Pixy in her 2004 novel
City of Pearl
He set his camera to follow him, and it hovered behind him like a large tame bee.
"Tight mid-shot and pull out on but behind me," he told it. He checked the shot on his handheld screen and moved a few meters to the right. That was better.
(Read more about Karen Traviss' bee cam)
KurzweilAI, which I haven't looked at in a while.
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