(Pocket-lint) - If you're the sort of person to get annoyed by selfie sticks in public, then look away now, as the ROAM-e takes things to another level.
The ROAM-e pitches itself as a flying selfie machine, and is the inevitable mash-up of drones and the need for an increasing number of photos of yourself in strange places.
It features a twin rotor on the top with collapsible blades, so it's easy to pack down into your bag, ready to be deployed for those essential selfie moments.
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The idea is that you launch it into the air to take snaps. The company says it will never stray more than 25 metres away and with a Follow Me function, you'll be able to keep it within 3 metres.
It has facial recognition, so it will take photos of the right person and can also swivel to take perfect 360 panorama shots. There's a 5-megapixel camera at its heart. We can see that there's some appeal for daredevils, as you could have this drone take a picture of you standing on the top of a cliff for example, or in places you'd otherwise not be able to take photos from.
The ROAM-e is up for pre-order, costing $349.
This isn't the first selfie drone however. We've previously seen the Lily, which prefers to be called a flying camera than a drone, and there's the Nixie too, designed to be a wearable you can launch to take selfies.