DJI Phantom 4 – Locked on Target

Last week the good people at DJI released their newest flying camera, the Phantom 4. I’m an avid drone pilot and happy to see the innovations of DJI’s newest model. But there was something kind of spooky about it. The P4 now has eyes. It can identify obstacles in its path, which is great to keep it from crashing into building and trees…but there is a knock on effect.

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The P4’s on-board computer can identify and track a human form as well. Here is a testing video of the function in action:

It gets me wondering just how far off we are from a Blade Runner-esque future…creepy.

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