Earlier the French company Parrot has launched its Anafi drone and this time the drone is equipped with smartphone-powered FPV goggles as well. It’s quiet, quick, and nonintrusive and has enough camera controls and automatic modes to keep you happy. And now user will get a better view of what the camera is capturing thanks to Parrot’s first-person view Cockpit-glasses with the Anafi FPV pack.
Parrot’s new addition of smartphone seems to be similar to headsets like the Samsung Gear VR or Google Cardboard. The Anafi FPV package will cost $799 when it goes on sale later this month.
Parrot Anafi FPV
Speaking about the latest drone, like the earlier model, the FPV quad-copter comes with a ton of in-depth manual controls for piloting and imaging, 4K HDR video. Other than this, the camera is equipped with and 21-megapixel images, plus a decent 26-minute battery life. Besides that the drone is lightweight at just 283g and comes with two new flight modes. The first one is cinematic, while if you want to shoot a race, you can have racing mode as well. But the big draw for this model, however, is the bird’s eye view display.
On the other than, the latest addition is that you can pair the smartphone with model. All you have do to use the corresponding FreeFlight 6.6 app, place your phone in the included cockpit glasses, put them on your head on your head. It will give you view from 180-degree tilting camera with 3-axis stabilization and 3X zoom.
With the drone, you can have view with the speeds of up to 31mph (50km/h). So, the display on phone with give the user information about related information, such as flight speed, direction, and altitude with the location of drone. But with the click of a button on top of the headset you can easily swap to a minimal HUD interface as well.