Immerse yourself fully in the flying experience with these VR compatible drones and accessories | December, 2019
In the age of advanced information technology, transmission of information has evolved, and happens real-time. VR drones are the latest in aerial photography. Steal the skies with these remote-controlled miniature choppers that can scan the ecosystem for you in the format you prefer and can live stream the experience in the form of high resolution pictures and high definition videos. With the right gear of accessories like goggles, remote controls and USB chargers, stay on top of the next generation devices that promise an immersive and unique experience, every time your chopper takes flight. Undeterred by obstacles, these drones hover equally fast in your backyard or on across the treetops.
Air Hogs DR1 FPV Race Drone streams real-time and first person viewed images right from your drone dashboard, onto various devices including your hand-held smart phone. High definition videos can be recorded and shared freely. The construction is crash-proof and makes this a favorite plaything even for kids aged eight years and above. It has a communication range of 250 feet and can be comfortably used both indoors and outdoors with a frequency range of 2.4 GHz. Headset and USB charger are part of the package. The Airhogs app enables sharing images with the drone community. The barometric pressure height lock helps even amateur pilots enjoy a smooth ride
Handles tumbles using crash-resistant frames
Allow to record, edit and share the racing videos
Connectivity issues with drone
Lightweight FPV VR SwagDrone 4-UP – Drone Video Goggles enhance the quality of Swagdrone experiences and are compatible with 150 UP and 210 UP devices and guarantee a full-fledged FPV experience. The gully calibrated goggles transmit sight uniformly using dual antennae. As you about racing drones, use these goggles that are intuitively designed to reduce fatigue. The 5-inch LCD screen is large enough to view crisp images. Upto 40 different channels can be viewed using the goggle which come in 5 different bands. Brightness and contrast can be adjusted according to need. The ergonomic design with comfortable straps can be fastened to the head. The AV input and output options enable free transmission of information from and to various sources.
Dual antennas for superior quality transmission
Receives upto 40 different channels
Spare parts not available
Your penchant for aerial photography is well complemented with the Cewaal 6-Axis HD Wi-Fi Camera FPV Live Transmission which is much more than a VR mini chopper. The impressive 6-axis gyro that is conveyed via four channels lead the way for the most stabilized flying experience, across a 70-metre-long RC distance. The 2.0 mega pixel camera produces high definition images through 6 layers of SLR level lens. The first-person view is truly realistic and hurdle-free as well, with the headless mode in operation. The ultra-speed USB charging provides economy and efficiency. The 2.4 GHz remote control makes you stay in control of the drone and its high-altitude flight
Headless mode avoids difficulty of identifying head and tail while flying
Capability of 360-degree 3D rolling
Relatively new product
Sky Viper V2400 HD Streaming Drone is a VR drone on par with excellence and quality, with flexible control options in manual and auto altitude moves. The drone is controlled by smart assistance in the form of automated hover, launch and land facilities. The FPV goggles with adjustable vision offer an immersive experience in aerial photo and videography. One touch stunts make you have more fun with the gadget. Images are captured in clarified 720pixel high definition and are streamed real time to your hand-held device. The ergonomic phone grip fastens your device to the controller, as you enjoy a hassle-free flight. Four blade guards provide adequate protection
Includes flight assist features like auto launch, auto land
Both manual or auto altitude available
Wifi connectivity not satisfactory
Parrot Bebop 2 FPV boasts of an extended flight range of 1.2 miles, as it shoots away 14 mega pixel photos and high definition 1080P videos with footage that can be covered in JPEG or DNG format. The drone commands a stable flight even at top speed, with the powerful 3-axis digital stabilization technology. The Parrot cockpit glasses make way for an immersive aerial experience, with changeable view features, wearing the FPV goggles. The drone flies incessantly for upto 25 minutes, powered by a mighty 2700mAh battery. The product is compatible with screen sizes of 12-13 cms and can be used both indoors and outdoors.
Footage can be captured in RAW, JPED and DNG format
3-axis digital stabilization system available
GPS feature not available
Dwi Dowellin RC Drone is powered by the Wi-Fi FPV function that enables real time pictures and videos, alongside the altitude hold function where you are set free from clinging onto the throttle for maintaining hovering at the same height. The 3D VR glasses helps you make the best of the static and moving images, with Blue-Ray resistance, besides nurturing your eye health. The flying function is dynamic and operates in varying modes and in the headless manner, removing worries of direction of the drone. The 6-axis feature makes way for a stabilized flying experience with enhanced response speed for the 2.4GHz remote control.
Blue-Ray resistant glasses
Altitude Hold Function available
DJI Mavic Pro Quadcopter Drone is a bundle of goodies for the tech-savvy with state-of-art Wi-Fi technology that connects them together. The VR Vue viewer helps you make the most of aerial photography and videography shot by your drone, that accommodates a 4K camera and as many as 5 vision sensors. The spacious 32 GB memory card promises adequate storage space. A single battery recharge guarantees 27 minutes of flight with an admirable speed of 40 miles per hour. Vision Positioning is controlled by GPS and GLONASS during both indoor and outdoor usages. The technology-rich flying cameras are powered with 24 dedicated computing cores. The device is stabilized with a 3-axis mechanical gimbal
Provides high speed of 40 miles/hour
Controls position of vision
Lack of adequate instructions
Behold truly inspiring 12 mega pixel images and high definition 4K videos with the Ehang AVR-IOS-05-3 2.0 GHOST DRONE VR which deploys a field view lens with a width of 93 degrees. The video transmission is in-built in the VR goggles that provides an immersive experience right in your Android or iOS devices, without the need for multiple joysticks, as you get see through the eyes of the drone itself. The EHANG play app brings users to the threshold of innovative features like Waypoint mode, Companion mode and Aviatot Tilt control, to mention a few. The drone obediently returns to launch location on battery exhaustion.
Compatible with both Android and IOS device
Reduced usage of joysticks
Battery quality not satisfactory
Treat your favorite VR chopper to an obstacle-free flying experience with the all new DJI Phantom 4 PRO Quadcopter. Cruising at a lightning speed of 45 miles per hour, the drone features the innovative gimbal stabilization technology that uses the hover function for capturing aerial images. Equipped with a remote control, the quadcopter drone remains hovering for upto 30 minutes. The 1″20 MP CMOS sensor features crystal clear images by way of state-of-art 4K60 / 20MP imaging. The flight autonomy feature is intuitive and with the aid of redundant sensors is able to steer clear of obstacles before they are encountered
Four sides obstacle avoidance
Includes hover functions to capture aerial footage
With an impressive signal distance of 260 feet, the Force1 UDI U818A Wi-Fi FPV Drone is created for the present generation whiz kids, who can simply fly the drone to any preferred destination irrespective of the direction in which it heads. The VR headset can be connected directly with the controller for livelier flight experience. A first-person view of the drone is secured using Wi-Fi connectivity. Clarified aerial photos are now possible with the high definition 720p camera and with enhanced standards of video footage. Landing happens at the touch of a button, much before motor spins to a halt.
Provide photos and video footage with HD quality
Ease of landing in a touch
Durability not satisfactory
Next level drone control with a VR headset
Thanks to the innovation in VR technology, your favorite drones can now not only show you places, but can capture every priceless, airborne moment and transmit them effectively to your smart devices like mobile phone or PC. Unlike the traditional wireless drones, that were severely limited in terms of range, frequency and performance, take your aerial moments to new highs as you seat yourself in the virtual cockpit of these VR drones. So, if it is race time with friends, or a flying competition with amateur pilots or a pursuit of professional first-person view of inaccessible places, stand out from the crowd by using one of these next generation products that operate using the technology of Virtual Reality, where real meets the virtual, in style, and speed. VR enables headsets and remote controls man these simulated chopper models that tear through high altitudes with speed and constancy.
Transform the sky into a reality studio with VR drones
Sky is the limit when it comes to these VR enabled devices that can translate awe-inspiring landscapes shot from professional angles. Each of these quadcopter drones are a pack of sophisticated technological features that cannot be compared with any videogame or video camera. In-built cameras in these drones bring to your drawing room, all the hard work done by your army of drones, in the form of high resolution pictures in 12-14 pixels per inch. Live streaming of high definition 1080P videos is possible, where FPV technology goes to work and you get to see what your drone sees, without any loss of quality or time. Having invested in VR devices, the proud owners need not have any concerns as to their safety. The drones are equipped with blade -guards and crash-resistors that can insulate your fly-mates from the perils of the skies. Loss due to poor signals or battery charges are assuaged, since intuitive technology guides the drones back to safety.
Choose your VR drone accessories with knowledge
Unless you pick the right tools for your virtual drones, you cannot make the most of your buy, even if you invest in a high-priced, high-end model. The top in the list is the quality of VR goggles you use. Since multi-player sessions are most likely when you fly your drones, you need to ensure that the goggles are ergonomically designed to strap them over your head. They need to be blue-ray proof and must ideally present a three-dimensional view. Battery charge and life are most important along with high speed USB charging. Flight range and remote frequency coverage area must be focused, since the pleasure of operating VR devices lies in the extent to which you can remote-control them from the ground. Before you close in on your buying decision, be doubly watchful on features that provide stability for your flight, so that your drone can swim across the skies diligently.