Parrot Bebop 2 is one of the most popular French drones Office: launched last December and showed for the first time at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, the quadricottero protagonist returns to Berlin with the presentation of an FPV of which package is part. There speaks Giorgio Castellano, Country Manager of Parrot Italy, in our video interview below stressing that the company’s goal is to offer an immersive experience accessible to everyone with an outstanding technology, intuitive and easy to be transported. The package includes:
Parrot Bebop 2: Powerful, with impressive stability and maneuverability, Bebop 2 is a drone from compact, robust, stable and very light shooting (500 gr).
Parrot Cockpitglasses: FPV a viewer, through the smartphone, the pilot project in the heart of the shots captured by the front camera of Bebop 2 and allows viewing of telemetry data of the flight.
Parrot Skycontroller 2: a new Wi-Fi remote control with joystick lightweight, compact and customizable buttons offering a theoretical capacity of 2 km.
Bebop 2 is a compact all-in-one drone that integrates “fish-eye lens” 14 megapixel designed specifically for the front camera. Digitally stabilized in 3 axes with powerful algorithms, the images are bright, perfectly stable and distortion-free. The four three-blade propellers powered by outrunner brushless motors offer great maneuverability during high-speed flights: Bebop 2 achieves a horizontal velocity of 60 km / h and 21Km / h in the vertical and resists against at a wind of 63 km / h . Very responsive, with a maximum output in 14 seconds and brakes in 4.5 seconds. In less than 20 seconds it reaches 100 meters high. It has an autonomy of 25 minutes.
Parrot Bebop 2 FPV
The glass fiber reinforced (20%) of the frame PA12 and the damage-proof feet ensure a great solidity of the structure. Bebop 2 can be driven very easily without the need for training via Wi-Fi using the new FreeFlight Pro app for smartphones and tablets, as well as with the new remote control Parrot Skycontroller 2. In addition to Wi-Fi is very stable, there are many systems implemented to increase flight safety: emergency engine shutdown, emergency locking of propellers in the event of contact, height limitation, and the scope and functionality of flight “return home” automatic.
Completely redesigned to reduce the boundaries between the game and the remote controls RC remote controls, Parrot Skycontroller 2 is lightweight (500g), compact and very easy to handle. The two joystick you operate individually to ensure greater precision in flight, controlling acceleration of the drone, direction, altitude … Custom buttons ‘direct access’ and ‘trigger’ give access to many functions and options of fixed-wing drone and Parrot Cockpitglasses. These options include the “direct view” feature that allows the pilot to see Bebop 2 through the smartphone’s camera when wearing the FPV Parrot viewer.
Parrot Skycontroller 2 can also be connected to a smartphone / tablet iOS or Android through the new application FreeFlight Pro, which gives the driver the ability to see real-time video without interruption and a platform to refine the settings of Parrot Bebop 2 (for example: geofencing, limiting altitude or distance, recording of video memory 32GB wing flying …).
For more intense, immersive and extraordinary flight experience, Parrot has created a FPV viewer: Parrot Cockpitglasses. Simply by entering the smartphone, the pilot will be able to view in real time the shooting captured by Full HD front camera 14 megapixel Bebop 2. Pilots can then enjoy a completely immersive viewing, wide-angle, high-definition images with perfectly stable, without distortion . Pilots can also follow also the Bebop 2 way thanks to the radar display and telemetry data – placing the pilot in the cockpit of the drone.
Parrot Bebop 2 FPV (Parrot Bebop 2 + Parrot Parrot Skycontroller Cockpitglasses + 2) is already available on the Italian market at the price of € 699.90, while the only FPV pack (Parrot Parrot Skycontroller Cockpitglasses + 2) costs € 349.90.