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- Inside the mind of the Skydio 2
In this post we dive in to the Skydio Autonomy Engine — how the Skydio 2 sees the world and decides how to fly and film — by walking through an example. In this clip, watch how Skydio 2 keeps a cinematic framing of the biker while dodging obstacles at high speeds downhill. To do this, it has to estimate its own motion, build an obstacle map, estimate the biker’s path, and handle the aerodynamics of fast flight, all in real time onboard the drone.
- Becoming Skydio 2 - How it's Made
As our manufacturing line kicks into gear, we’re excited to share a behind-the-scenes look at some of the steps on Skydio 2’s path from a collection of parts through to a fully integrated product delivered to your doorstep.
- Introducing the Skydio 2 Pro Kit and Skydio Premier Support
Armed with the Skydio Autonomy Engine, the Skydio 2 is ready to fly in those environments. But to get it there, airborne, landed, and back home, we had to take care of two things: a rugged package so pilots can manage their gear, and a premier support tier designed to make sure that professionals counting on their Skydio drones can also count on our Skydio support.
- When to Use the Beacon or Controller (or both)?
What is the difference between the Skydio Beacon and Controller? See the different uses for each and how they make using the Skydio drone better. In this post we go through real world examples of when to use the controller or beacon.
- My First Day at Skydio
Fritz Reber joined Skydio this week as our new Head of Public Safety Integration after 25 years of service with the Chula Vista Police Department, where he served as Patrol Captain and Unmanned Aerial Systems Commander. Of course, we couldn’t be prouder or more honored to work with someone like Fritz. Here’s what he had to say about coming aboard.
- Skydio 2 Dock: Enabling Persistent Autonomous Drone Operations
Today we’re announcing the Skydio 2 Dock — a self contained, weatherproof, charging base station for Skydio 2 that enables truly persistent operations for enterprise applications.
- Thank you — Skydio 2 batch 1 sold out, now taking reservations for batch 2
First off: we’d like to thank the first set of customers who have put their confidence in us and made reservations based on our launch yesterday. We are simply overwhelmed by the enthusiasm and everyone at Skydio is excited to double-down on our efforts to make sure our first customers for Skydio 2 get the best possible experience when you receive your drones later this year.
- Skydio 2 and the Drone Industry
Last year we introduced Skydio R1 which was our first step on this journey. It was widely recognized as a breakthrough in autonomous flight. It allowed us to put our software to the test in the most challenging real world scenarios and gather feedback from our early customers to whom we will be forever grateful. R1 was like the Roadster of autonomous drones.
- How to Make Money With Your Skydio 2 Drone
Skydio 2 is the drone that lets you increase your earning power by adding a drone that won’t require months of practice to become proficient. For experienced pilots, Skydio 2 will enable you to focus more on the creative aspects of your work, getting you into the air faster and removing the constant worry of crashing into stuff. You’ll find yourself getting shots you would never attempt with a conventional drone.