DJI is to the drone industry, Intel is to computer processors. So, where’s the AMD of the drone industry? Well, the new Skydio 2 from America drone maker Skydio might just elevate it to as DJI’s serious competition. you know, the AMD of drone industry. Might.

Skydio 2 Imaging Drone

You may want to look at Skydio 2 if you want a truly unmanned aerial imaging drone. Why? Because, Skydio Autonomy Engine. The aircraft leverages on its 6 onboard 4K cameras and artificial intelligence to enable it to “make intelligent decisions that let it smoothly fly around obstacles while capturing amazing videos and photos.”

Other highlights include 3-axis gimbal stabilized 4K60HDR camera, 3.5 kilometers (2.2 miles) wireless range, 23 minutes of light time, autonomous person and car tracking, tracking speeds of up to 36 miles per hour (58 km/h), and a new planning algorithm focused on cinematic capture.

Skydio 2 Imaging Drone

If those features aren’t enough to lure you to Skydio 2, Skydio is bringing out the carrots to entice you to pick up the Skydio 2 imaging drone. In the event that your Skydio 2 crashes and you were flying within the company’s safe operating guidelines, Skydio will repair or replace the aircraft for free.

Already sold? Well, if so, you can reserve a unit today for $999. You will need to drop $100 for the reservation and it will only be delivered in January 2020. Product promo video after the jump.

Images: Skydio.

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Source: DroneDJ.

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