Parrot’s newest drone comes with smartphone-powered FPV goggles
Parrot’s latest iteration on its flagship Anafi drone is all about immersion. The new Anafi FPV (for first person view) is being sold as a package with a headset that puts pilots in their drone’s perspective. But instead of a dedicated screen inside the goggles, Parrot’s approach is to have users slot a smartphone in, 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. It will include the drone, the glasses, a controller, extra propellers, a battery, a 16GB microSD card, and a USB-C cable. The Anafi FPV also comes with a new backpack that Parrot says can “double as a stable platform” for launching the drone.
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