31 Dec '14, 10pm

Flying Selfie Bots: Tag-Along Video Drones Are Here - IEEE Spectrum via @IEEESpectrum

As Zwiebel and Level explained, the software is designed to anticipate where the target is headed. But as my informal tests showed, it’s easy to confound it if you act like a squirrel. The software’s “360 Selfie” feature also had some rough edges. When placed in this mode, the drone flies, as the name suggests, in a circle around its video target. But it did that merely by flying in rapid sequence through a series of waypoints. And as it reached each of these intermediate points, the craft would pitch backward briefly, as if trying to heave to in midair.

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