Parrot has introduced a new aerial drone that sports a new look, a 14 megapixel fisheye camera, 3-axis stabilization, and First Person View (FPV) glasses support – the Bebop Drone.
Parrot Bebop Drone features:
* 14 megapixel camera w/ fisheye lens
* 180-degree field view
* Full HD video recording
* 3-axis image sbatilization system
* WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
* WiFi MIMO 2.4 & 5GHz
* GNSS : GPS + Glonass + Galileo
* Inertial unit: Gyroscope, Accelerometer,
Magnetometer, Altimeter, Ultrasound, Vertical
camera. * 1,200mAh battery (12 minutes flight time)
* Removable hull
* iOS and Android smartphone / tablet support via FreeFlight app
In addition to the features listed above, the Bebop can be controlled using the Parrot Skycontroller which equips your smartphone or tablet with two physical joysticks and extends your WiFi range from 300 meters up to an impressive 2 kilometers. The controller also supports First Person View (FPV) glasses like the Oculus Rift and Sony’s Project Morpheus for an immersive aerial viewing experience.
The Parrot Bebop Drone is scheduled to ship in the U.S. in Q4 2014. Pricing is TBA.