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This $2,500 Autonomous Camera Drone Navigates Tight Spaces Like No Other

The brand-new Skydio R1 is aimed at sports enthusiasts who want the ability to autonomously shoot high-quality video of their exploits. It’s a gorgeous Wednesday on the Berkeley, California, waterfront. In the distance, the San Francisco skyline is crisp and clear, and the Golden Gate Bridge, directly west, welcomes all comers. As I run along a path and duck my head between two close-together trees, it’s all being filmed, automatically, from about 6 feet in the air.
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