Augmented actuality know-how firm Edgybees has taken step one towards gamifying the drone business. Its new cell utility, Drone Prix, is appropriate with DJI drones, together with the Phantom three, Phantom four and the Mavic Pro.
The sport was made utilizing DJI’s software program improvement equipment. It’s known as ‘Drone Prix’, and is the primary (maybe of many) augmented actuality app developed particularly for DJI drones. The concept is to provide new drone pilots a method to grasp their expertise in a enjoyable, protected and immersive means.
The sport is fairly easy. You fly your DJI drone by a digital impediment course and acquire factors for avoiding obstacles alongside the best way. It may be social, too. Pilots can compete for the perfect efficiency, factors and time for a spot within the high-score leaderboard with different drone pilots world wide.
“When we first came up with the idea for this app, we wanted to create a new experience for pilots combining the joys of flying with the thrills of gamification. The Drone Prix AR app is really the first augmented reality social game designed specifically to do just that,” mentioned Menashe Haskin, Edgybees CTO & Co-Founder.
“In contrast with flight simulators, Drone Prix AR provides a much more immersive experience that combines virtual obstacles with real-life piloting skills. DJI’s Mobile SDK allowed us to bring our idea to life very quickly and we are really excited to see how this app will change the way people experience flying a drone.”
Key options of the Drone Prix app embody:
- Solo and Competition Modes: Race towards the clock to beat your earlier rating or compete with different customers world wide to make it onto the leaderboard.
- Flight Assistant: Track guiding will help the pilot within the 3D house whereas they navigate round obstacles to gather cash and prizes.
- Multiple Courses: Featuring over 30 completely different impediment programs, with various difficulties appropriate for novice to skilled pilots.
- Social Engagement: Pilots can hyperlink their person ID to their Facebook account and share their achievements with high performing pilots showing on the leaderboard.
Just like with the DJI GO four App, Drone Prix may be downloaded to your smartphone or pill. Once the drone, distant controller and cell app are powered on and linked, you’ll be proven the drone’s digital camera view on their app and might then choose the course and begin flying.
“DJI’s support for the startup and developer communities has not only meant the creation of new usage applications, but also new business opportunities,” mentioned Taehyun Moon, DJI’s Director of Brand Management. “The Drone Prix app is one of the many great examples of how our SDK has opened doors to new creative possibilities and expanded developers’ ability to build exciting new applications.”
The Drone Prix app is now accessible for free within the App Store and Play Store. You’ll have to be flying in a wide-open house to profit from it.