US: Qualcomm Technologies, Tencent and ZEROTECH have launched a commercial drone based on Qualcomm's Snapdragon Flight platform. The drone, called YING, features Snapdragon 4K capture to “supersample” video images, which gives a stabilized and corrected video and picture recording at 1080P What’s more, you can control the drone right from your smartphone.
Roland Cai, vice president, IEG, Tencent, says, “The consumer drone market is expected to soar in the next few years, and YING is a good example that shows how Tencent is working closely with the fast growing drone market by enriching use cases of our core and leading social communication services.” The content from YING can be streamed directly on Tencent’s drone social community platforms, Wexin and QQ.
YING has the computational power of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor. The Snapdragon Flight platform of the drone is a highly optimized with 58x40mm board targeted specifically for consumer drones and robotics applications.