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Although Skydio’s first product is purely for photos and videos, the underlying technology, Bry said, has other potential applications, including mapping and security.

“We do think that the underlying technology could certainly be useful for more traditional commercial applications, mapping, monitoring, security,” he said. “I think that in the medium and long term, that stuff is also very interesting to us, there’s a lot of potential there, but that’s not the focus of the first product.”

You can pre-order the Skydio R1 for $2,500 over on the Skydio website.

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