Sony’s Airpeak Drone Debuts at the CES 2021

CES 2021 is underway this week, with a different format too because it is all virtual.

Rather than taking over Las Vegas for several days, CES 2021 – the 51st edition of the event – is an all-digital experience for the first time. Companies are sharing their latest and greatest innovations online via the organiser’s media hub, as opposed to at a physical event in the Las Vegas Conventional Center. – Read more.

Creating a buzz is Sony’s Airpeak drone as it debuts in this year’s CES. It is seen as a promising eye-in-the-sky for filmmakers, the USA Today reported. Sony did not offer a lot of information about the drone, but showed a video of it – outfitted with a Sony Alpha 7S III camera – tracking the electronics company’s in-development Vision-S electric high-tech vehicle from above. Captured was stunning footage of the snowy, wooded mountainous Austrian landscape. The Airpeak, Sony says, is the smallest class of drones that can carry such a camera. – Read more.

Sony’s drone is designed for “adventurous creators,” according to company president and CEO Kenichiro Yoshida. It has four rotors, two landing arms that lift with takeoff, and it all looks mighty sleek in action. The Airpeak will launch in the spring at an undisclosed price point.– Read more.

According to another article, the Airpeak drone can give photography buffs a bird’s-eye view for their cameras. The Airpeak is capable of “precise, stable flight, and aims to contribute to the world of entertainment while also pursuing new possibilities for creative expression,” the Japanese electronics giant said. It’s the smallest drone that can carry a Sony Alpha camera, Sony added. – Continue reading.

Finally, an excerpt about the Airpeak from a press release by its maker, Sony Corporation, states the company aims to contribute to the evolution of drones and generate value within this growth market at the highest level.

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