stories on progressPixy is the world’s first automated selfie drone

Launched by the company Snap.
April 1, 2022

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~ about
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~ websites
~ listening
~ reading + watching


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The digital photo-sharing + instant messaging app Snapchat is hugely popular. According to its parent company Snap, the smart-phone app has more than 330 million active daily users. Snap just unveiled an automated flying selfie drone called Pixy. The $230 palm-sized gadget lifts-off, takes a shareable photo or video of you, then lands by itself.

A selfie is a photo or video you take of yourself — that can be shared digitally using social media apps on mobile phones, tablets, and desktop or laptop personal computers.


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Your friendly flying camera from Snap is pocket-sized + free flying. Pixy brings magic to every moment — capturing your videos and photos from new heights. No controllers or complex set-up means it’s ready to fly at a moment’s notice. With the simple tap of a button Pixy floats, orbits, and follows wherever you lead. And Pixy will come back to you, landing gently right in the palm of your hand.

You can take your editing studio on-the-go. Tap into the Snapchat eco-system to edit and share your Pixy photos + videos — anytime from anywhere. Use your favorite Snap tools + sounds — or apply lenses before sharing to Snapchat Stories, Spotlight, or any platform.

source: Pixy


— featurette —

from: Pixy
title: Meet Pixy

— about —

Pixy is your friendly flying camera that brings magic to every moment — all you have to do is let it fly.

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A — VIDEO = meet Pixy | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rpi0P5vq43g

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B — VIDEO = meet Pixy your friendly flying camera by Snap | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqIsDo-f670

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C — VIDEO = meet Pixy learn to fly | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpz8Q2spioo

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D — VIDEO = prepare for take-off with Pixy | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HVty_tuiVQ

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E — VIDEO = change settings on your Pixy | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LwntvUVUV8

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F — VIDEO = How to pair your Pixy | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kju4a8Lb5ZI

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G — VIDEO = How to charge your pixy | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCuxz5mXwGs


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Pixy | home ~ channel
tag line: Your friendly flying camera from Snap.

Snapchat | home ~ channel
tag line: Open your Snapchat.


presented by

Snap | home

— about —

Snap is a camera company. We believe that re-inventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live + communicate. We contribute to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

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listening


— podcast episode —

from: Wired
podcast: Gadget Lab
index: no. 548
title: What Snap’s lift-off means for the social media company.
listen | episode

— about —

On this episode we discuss Snap’s new selfie drone named Pixy — and what its arrival says about the company’s ambitions.


presented by

Condé Nast | home ~ brand
tag line: Home to the world’s most iconic brands.

Wired | home ~ channel
from: Condé Nast
tag line: The latest in technology, science, culture, and business.

Gadget Lab | homeindex
from: Wired
tag line: Weekly tech news.


reading + watching


— story + featurette –

from: the Wall Street Journal
title: A review of the Pixy drone by Snap
read + watch | featurette


presented by

the Wall Street Journal | home ~ channel
tag line: trust your source + trust your decisions


notes + abbreviations

WSJ = the Wall Street Journal


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title: Pixy is the world’s first automated selfie drone
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