Snap Inc. is grounding Pixy and ending future production of Snapchat’s selfie camera drone as part of a broader reprioritization of company resources. View original article at Digital Trends

The drone camera is the newest hardware product from the maker of Snapchat, which previously released smart glasses known as Spectacles. Original article at

All the pieces of Snap’s grand plan are coming together, the latest of which appears to be putting its camera technology atop drones.  SEE ALSO: Snapchat blew its first-ever earnings At least that’s the obvious conclusion based on Snap’s acquisition of Ctrl Me Robotics for “under $1 million,” a deal that was first reported by Buzzfeed on Friday. Snap has not commented on the deal or the acquisition price.   Although the report calls the Venice Beach-based company a drone manufacturer, a subsequent report from Variety indicates that…

The company, which is preparing to go public this week, is trying to bolster its camera ambitions and help Snapchat users feed more data to the app. Original article at