UPDATE: Mystery gadget revealed.

The 2012 Consumer Electronics Show officially kicks off Tuesday. Amid the sometimes familiar televisions and appliances that are trotted out for critics and buyers are a whole host of gadgets whose uses aren’t as obvious. The product below is one of those things.

Washington Post videographer AJ Chavar snapped a pic of this contraption at the show. What do you think it is?

UPDATE: Tuesday’s mystery gadget is Parrot's AR Drone 2.0.

Check it out in action here:

A mystery gadget from the Consumer Electronics Show. (AJ Chavar)