Using Cable Cam

The latest update to your R1 enables a new cinematic skill called Cable Cam. Cable Cam unlocks shots that used to require large, cumbersome camera motion control rigs, like cranes or dolly tracks. To learn more about using Cable Cam, check out our quick tutorial video (or read on):

Cable Cam allows you to set up a specific path for your R1 to follow between any two points in the air while avoiding obstacles and tracking a subject.


To get started using Cable Cam, first make sure you’re using the latest version of the Skydio app (iOS or Android) and that your R1 is also up to date. Check out our related articles for more info on updating your R1. Cable Cam is available on Skydio version 3.x or later.

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