The consumer drone market looks increasingly split in half. At one end, you have cheap, commoditized toys that people buy to fly around their house, at least until they lose one in a tree. At the other, you have sophisticated drones with the smarts to stay out of trouble and fancy picture-taking capabilities for “dronie” fans who have grown bored with mere selfies.
But the high-end drone market can be a tricky place. 3D Robotics placed a large bet on it with the Solo drone it introduced in 2015 and then saw that $999-and-up aircraft’s poor sales threaten its continued existence. Last year, GoPro had toUHD