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CES 2021

Sony unveils high-tech filmmaking drone amid DJI blacklist

Electronics-to-entertainment conglomerate readies Airpeak for spring launch

Sony says Airpeak's flight-stabilizing tech and image-steadying AI can deliver high-quality video that moviemakers will covet. (Photo courtesy of the company).

TOKYO -- Sony has showcased its latest result from an initiative that merges its electronics expertise with artificial intelligence and robotics, a moviemaking drone.

Airpeak is the world's smallest drone capable of carrying Sony's Alpha mirrorless camera. It includes flight-stabilizing tech and image-steadying AI designed for dynamic filmmaking, and was unveiled on Tuesday during an online presentation at CES, the world's biggest consumer electronics and technology expo.

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