Parrot Launches New AR. Drone 2.0 w/ 720p HD Camera

The new AR.Drone 2.0 is here and hosting a some improvements and advantages at CES 2012. There is a 720p HD camera/camcorder with a fixed lens with no flash capabilities on board along with new flight controls and features. The drone will be priced at $299.99 just as its predecessor was at launch. The video you record via the drone is automatically loaded to the phone or tablet you use to control the drone via a WIFI connection.

The new AR. Drone 2.0 will have a gyroscope, magnetometer, and pressure sensor to improve the stability of the craft while in flight. Developers will be able to access the AR.Drone source code to develop new applications on both the Apple iOS and Google Android platforms.


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