Yuneec simply rolled out a brand new livestreaming characteristic for its Breeze digital camera drone that permits pilots to stream on Facebook, YouTube, or their output of alternative.
Last 12 months we did a write up in regards to the Breeze when it first got here out. Its stand out options on the time had been that it may very well be managed from a cellular system; that it had autonomous flight; and that it allowed for instantaneous social media sharing.
Oh, how far we’ve come since then! It’s superb to look again only a single 12 months and see that among the advances within the trade make 2016—even in April of 2017—appear like historic historical past.
Livestreaming with the Yuneec Breeze
The Breeze is already one of many high drones with a digital camera available on the market. The new livestreaming characteristic offers the Breeze an edge on the competitors, and helps Yuneec proceed to safe its place on the desk within the digital camera drone market battle.
Here are the livestreaming particulars:
- New characteristic on Breeze Cam App, out there on iOS and Android
- Stream in 720p HD
- Instant interplay with viewers
- Facebook, YouTube, RTMP (Real-Time Messaging Protocol) suitable
- Video recording by way of Breeze drone
- Audio recording by way of cellular system
- Ability to call dwell stream recording
The Breeze is managed by a smartphone by means of the Breeze app (out there in Android and iOS); you also can fly it with a devoted controller FPV equipment.
Use Cases, Or Who’s Driving Whom?
The drone trade is a type of particular locations the place expertise drives person intent, as an alternative of the opposite means round that.
That is, now that we will livestream from drones, it’s a protected guess that new use instances will begin proliferating for livestreaming from drones. The creation of Samsung’s Gear 360, which was popularized partially by Casey Neistat’s HUMAN FLYING DRONE video, is one other instance—we’re certain to see a number of innovation come from that new expertise as properly.
Or take a look at the way in which that developments in gimbal expertise has led to new makes use of for digital camera drones that will by no means have been thought-about earlier than the expertise existed. The gimbals on drones are so good now that you just generally see cinematographers carrying a drone of their palms to get a clean shot as an alternative of utilizing extra clunky strategies, like body-mounted steadicams.
And heck, take a look at what Robert McIntosh is doing with FPV expertise and digital camera drones, which actually wasn’t the unique cause this tech was invented—take a look at this video, which received within the “Freestyle” class at the New York City Drone Film Festival this 12 months:
The level is, we don’t know the way livestreaming can be used simply but, however there are certain to be new use instances, and will probably be thrilling to see the inventive concepts individuals provide you with for utilizing this expertise.
It looks like we’ll most likely have individuals sharing private sporting occasions (consider your son’s little league sport being livestreamed for your mother and father 1000’s of miles away, or possibly your pal’s skateboard methods on the native park being streamed on Facebook). And we’ll most likely have individuals streaming video selfies on trip, or elsewhere…however what else will we see?
Let us know if in case you have a novel use case for livestreaming from the Breeze. We’d love to listen to your concept.
Zacc Dukowitz is the Director of Marketing for UAV Coach. A author with skilled expertise in training expertise and digital advertising, Zacc is keen about reporting on the drone trade at a time when UAVs may help us dwell higher lives. Zacc additionally holds the rank of nidan in Aikido, a Japanese martial artwork, and is a extensively revealed fiction author. Zacc has an MFA from the University of Florida and a BA from St. John’s College. Follow @zaccdukowitz or take a look at zaccdukowitz.com to learn his work.