We take it back.
We might even have to eat our words.
For what we hear you ask. Some might have read that we asserted that drone photography have its limitations (read our ‘critique’ here). We asserted that while drones may take wonderful photos and videos from up high, one cannot take a selfie like Suan did flashing the V sign. LOL…
Well we might just be proven wrong. At least when the concept shared by this article comes to fruition some time down the pike (no pun intended). If you did read the link, one is said to be able to ‘hail’ a pickup from almost any open area by a drone the size of a car. You will then be deposited on the chassis (with the wheels) and it will drive to your intended destination. Imagine having no traffic to contend with! This would solve one of the biggest bug bear of commuters on the roads… best of all they claim that this can be done with zero emissions (yeah right). Yes – talk about a fly drive!
And because if one can use an app to call up a drone car, then one can as easily take selfies from them too.
Think this may be ‘something down the road’ into the future? Our little red dot is said to be considering the use of such flying taxis (read here). And Dubai will steal a march on that by summer this year (here), which is like – now! At least the drones will be delivered in July. But with the ever increasing pace of advancement being churned out by labs around the world, it could surprise everyone with a debut very soon. Just like how SpaceX wants to sling two astronaut passengers to the moon and back by 2018.
When the time comes for this technology to become commercially viable, will you jump on it?