Skydio firmware update unlocks drone’s features to heat up competition

Earlier today, Skydio released a new that unlocks new features on the autonomous drone. Will the ‘made-in-the-USA’ be able to heat up the competition with now? Let’s take a closer look.

“Today, Skydio is taking the first step towards automating the menial tasks humans are faced with on a day-to-day basis, offering an elegant solution to common problems we all face.”

Redwood-based Skydio released a new firmware update for the + autonomous drone that increases the unmanned aircraft’s functionality beyond what you would expect.

In a tweet, the US=based drone maker said:

Four new #Skydio skills to help automate your everyday life, save time, and save money. ⏲️💸

The new features are:

  • Spring cleaning – Built upon the foundation of 3D Scan, with an optimization for roof and gutter cleaning, this Skill will save you from pulling out the ladder or hiring help this spring.
  • Zen mode – Trouble sleeping? There’s nothing more relaxing than the sound of Skydio. Combine this with our patented blue light for a night of truly unmatched REM sleep.
  • Dog walker – Program your dog’s favorite routes, and let Skydio handle the rest. Taking care of man’s best friend just got easier, courtesy of your new best friend; Skydio 2+.
  • Barber Skill – Cutting your own hair has never been easier. There’s no need to worry about scheduling an expensive hair appointment, Skydio can handle the thickest of manes, autonomously.

About the Skydio firmware update

Skydio Firmware Update Unlocks Drone'S Features To Heat Up Competition 1

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