Droneimals

Flying technology is used for delight with pet-like toys

Implications - Typically, drone technology is seen as a huge step for function. Shifting the focus to fun, the flight technology is being applied to toys and leisure with drone animals. Essentially functioning as pet replacements, these "Droneimals" open the doors for more affordable, less high-pressure forms of animal companionship.
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