If you’re looking to experience what it’s like to fly a drone in a first-person perspective, then you might be interested to learn that Parrot has taken the wraps off its latest drone, the Parrot Mambo FPV which will allow drone owners to fly the drone from a first-person view, thanks to the use of a headset.
The headset, dubbed the Parrot Cockpitglasses 2, will allow users to insert a smartphone up to 6-inches in size. From there and when paired with the smartphone app, will let users fly the drone and see what it sees from an aerial point of view. This will offer up a more immersive experience compared to if you were just trying to control the drone via a smartphone or tablet, although we guess this could also be quite nauseating for those who get motion sickness easily.
As for the drone itself, Parrot is marketing the Mambo as being the perfect drone for beginner pilots. This is because the drone will come with varying levels of difficulty when using it, meaning that users can choose to enable Easy mode where they can control every aspect of it, to more difficult/advanced modes like Drift mode where horizontal stabilization is disabled, or Racing mode where autopilot is removed and everything is done manually.
The Parrot Mambo FPS is priced at $180 which will include the drone, obviously, along with an FPV HD camera, the headset, and a flypad to control the drone with. It will be available for purchase this month, so keep an eye out for it if this sounds like something you might be interested in.