DJI, the best-known drone maker in the world, builds a $1,300 drone that flies 45mph.
So when an 18-year-old promises to sell a drone that travels twice as fast for the same price, while packing in a bunch of computing smarts, it s a big claim.
George Matus is the teenage founder of Teal, a drone startup that s launching its first product today.
He says that a childhood obsession with drones and drone racing has pushed him to defer college, take startup money from billionaire investor Peter Thiel, and found his own company.
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The drone goes on pre-order for $1,300 today, with delivery promised by the end of the year.