Artificial intelligence is permeating almost every electronic product today, from consumer electronics all the way up to cloud services and, of course, software. Most of these consumer AIs are designed to take the drudgery out of things we should be handing over to computers rather than doing them ourselves. Two years ago, Zero Zero Robotics brought that idea to the field of camera drones and now it’s back with the Hover 2, now smarter than ever and an extra pair of eyes to keep an eye on the target while not bumping into trees and posts.
Using drones to capture footage from angles impossible for any regular human isn’t exactly new. But almost all such drones have to controlled and positioned manually. That’s OK if you’re the cameraman, not so much if you want to be the star of the show. The first Hover camera drone, later sold as the