Introducing a new kind of visual storytelling.

Skydio R1 knows what to film and moves itself with the freedom of flight to get the best shot, letting you capture otherwise impossible videos of your adventures.

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Skydio sees the world differently.

Powered by the Skydio Autonomy Engine, R1 maps and interprets the world in real-time, letting it safely avoid obstacles as it films you.

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Computer Vision

Skydio R1 uses 13 cameras to build a 3D map of its surroundings that includes trees, people, buildings, and more.

Real Footage

With its 4K camera, R1 captures stunning video of the person and their environment.

“The Skydio R1 might be the smartest consumer drone in the sky.”

Andrew Tarantola, Engadget

“The Skydio R1 might be the smartest consumer drone in the sky.”

Andrew Tarantola, Engadget

“The R1 is an artificial intelligence-powered quadcopter capable of shooting 4K video of a subject and maneuvering complex environments all on its own.”

Nick Statt, The Verge

“It’s a level of autonomy that’s way beyond any other consumer drone, and even most of the cutting edge research that we’ve seen.”

Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum

“R1 is a different animal.”

Daniel Terdiman, Fast Company

Smartphone simplicity.

The Skydio app doesn’t overwhelm you with complex flight data and confusing controls. If you can use the camera app on your phone, you can control R1.

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Designed, assembled, and tested in California.

Each Skydio R1 Frontier Edition is made at our corporate headquarters so we can ensure peak performance — no compromises.

Fully autonomous. Amazingly cinematic.

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Available now.

Get your hands on the most advanced autonomous device in the sky. Limited quantities of Skydio R1 Frontier Edition are available now.


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