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Lily Isn't a Drone — It's A GoPro That Follows You Around

Meet the friendliest drone on the market.

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That's because the drone is made to follow around its user completely automatically — no controller necessary — tracking a GPS wristband and following commands issued from a smartphone app.


The camera is built right into the drone, and shoots video at up to 1080p.

It's waterproof, small enough to fit in a backpack, and weighs just under three pounds.

The tracker, which fits on your wrist, contains an accelerometer and an audio recorder.

That way, Lily can tell when your trajectory changes — like when you go off a jump while skiing or snowboarding — and knows to take quick snapshots while you're in the air. It records all the audio from your wrist and adds it to the video automatically, pairing the bird's-eye view with what you hear on the ground.

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Brendan Klinkenberg is a tech reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in San Francisco.

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