Since this is a feature DJI is currently developing, these details are subject to change before launch. Pan also couldn’t provide a time window for when this camera functionality would arrive on the Phantom 4.

“[It’s] something that we’re working on,” he says.

Other consumer drones already offer similar features. The 3D Robotics Solo, for example, offers Smart Shots, which the company describes as “automatic scripted camera moves.” Some of these choices include an orbit shot, a cable cam-style view, and a selfie.