Aerobo, the leading aerial cinematography company in the U.S., is building the world’s first augmented reality drone flight tool, Vermeer. The software has been engineered to improve the experience of flying a drone and increase the pilot’s control over the picture or video that the drone is capturing.
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The folks at Aerobo are excited to announce their first ever Instagram drone photography contest. They’re giving away a $500 grand prize and showcasing the winner’s work and portfolio. The contest starts July 12th and will run for a total of 5 weeks. The winner will be announced on August 16th.
Streem believes there are lots more changes to come in how users interact with drones. "A lot of people underestimate the complexities of actually pulling off a drone operation because of the 'unfun' stuff--charging batteries, performing flight maintenance, checking airspace. Automation only gets us so far. There is still manual work to do."
The impressive aerial shots are thanks to Aerobo, a startup co-founded in 2015 by NYU film school graduate Brian Streem. Aerobo owns a fleet of camera-equipped drones, which production companies can charter to capture sweeping aerial shots.
The cookie bombers underneath those Oreo costumes were advanced, quad-copter drones flown by a team of pilots from Aerobo, a Brooklyn-based startup. The company is a pioneer in a new industry called drones-as-a-service, which enables customers to hire skilled crews to plan and execute drone flights.