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FPV Goggles App... Low Cost Goggles Solution?

Discussion in 'Classifieds' started by PVFlyer, Jul 21, 2015.

  1. PVFlyer

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    FPV Goggles (FPV Camera App) is a complete innovative feature that every FPV enthusiast will enjoy flying Phantom 3 and Inspire 1. It turns your iPhone to FPV Goggles with a simple headset (so-called VR glasses, US$10-$50) of your choice. The app converts live video feed to side-by-side format for watching with goggles. This cost effective solution is way better and cheaper than buying DJI HDMI Output Module (US$99) plus a HDMI goggles (US$200-$700).

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    Features and Benefits

    • Flying FPV with cinematic experience by a huge >100" screen from 8'-10' depending on your iPhone size and headset
    • Blocking sunlight to enjoy crystal clear iPhone Retina Display
    • Flexible adjustment for different size iPhone, headset and pilots' eyes
    • Intuitive and flexible Head Tilt controls camera tilting up/down based on your head movement
    • Creative and unique "Touchless UI" allows pilots to control the app without touching screen.
    • Redesign UI to fit better of goggles screen layout, such as Navigation Map and Custom Telemetry.
    • Unlike DJI HDMI OSD output, FPV Goggles provides Navigation Map, full telemetry, warning messages and camera settings in the app.

    A simple comparison of 2 goggles solutions
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    Headset Considerations
    Different people have different iPhone and eye problems, such as short-sightedness, farsightedness, presbyopia, astigmatism or combination of several. There is really NO "the best" headset for everybody. You may consider the following factors.
    • iPhone Size: Headset requires big enough to fit your iPhone.
    • Aspheric Lens: Due to serious distortion of spherical lens at 4 corners, we suggest to use aspheric lens headset. FPV Goggles is optimized for aspheric lens headset.
    • Adjustable Focal and Pupil Distance: Different people have different focal and pupil distance in conjunction with different size iPhone. Different people might have different eye problems. Headset is necessary to adjust both focal and pupil distance.
    • Fit Your Glasses: If you wear glasses, some headsets allow you wearing glasses fitting the headsets.
    • Heat: Some headsets have closure compartment, and it might cause overheating your iPhone in hot summer.

    We have tested a bunch of headsets, and found VR BOX (US$20) is a pretty good option for iPhone 6+ and the app. It fulfills most of the aforementioned considerations.

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    • iPhone Size: iPhone 6+ fits well in the tray
    • Aspheric Lens: Yes
    • Adjustable Focal and Pupil Distance: Yes
    • Fit Your Glasses: Depends on the size of your glasses. It marginally fits my glasses.
    • Heat: Open the camera window helps ventilation to reduce heat.
     
    #1 PVFlyer, Jul 21, 2015
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  2. guesserit

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    Where is the app?
     
  3. ScottyT

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    Interesting. Any intention of developing the app for Android?
     
  4. PVFlyer

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    Hope to start beta testing next week.
     
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    Are you still looking for beta testers?
     
  6. melbourneTHIRD

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    Ha, I literally thought of using that app yesterday for FPV.
     
  7. Sandstorm76

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    Awesome. Need this on android
     
  8. guesserit

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    Sign me in the beta please
     
  9. tomtnt

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    can't wait to try. there is an android alternative, litchi currently in alpha testing
     
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    Great news. When will it be ready for us?
     
  11. leekiya

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    Can you not just use the goggles anyway with out the app, i was looking at these goggles on amazon the other night.
     
  12. tomtnt

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    you can't just stick goggles on a phone with only single image - you need an app to render 2 side-by-side images.
     
  13. PVFlyer

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    We have been finalizing the "Touchless UI" and head tilting control. If everything goes well, we will start beta testing next week. Stay tuned!
     
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    The app basically converts live video feed to side-by-side format for watching with goggles. If you don't use the app approach, you may buy a DJI HDMI Output Module (US$99) and a HDMI goggles (US$200-$700). The HDMI goggles can also display live video to both eyes.
     
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    Would love to Beta test when you are ready!
     
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    We have tested a bunch of headsets, and found VR BOX (US$20) is a pretty good option for iPhone 6+ and the app. It fulfills most of the aforementioned considerations.

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    • iPhone Size: iPhone 6+ fits well in the tray
    • Aspheric Lens: Yes
    • Adjustable Focal and Pupil Distance: Yes
    • Fit Your Glasses: Depends on the size of your glasses. It marginally fits my glasses.
    • Heat: Open the camera window helps ventilation to reduce heat.

    P.S. Updated the OP
     
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  17. PVFlyer

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    Will announce on our FB page, and hopefully will start beta testing next week.
     
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    Would his app work for the p2v+?


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  19. PVFlyer

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    FPV Goggles (FPV Camera iOS) beta testing BEGINS now. If you are interested, please PM me your Apple ID. Apple ID is the email address used to login App Store.
     
  20. mphsjeep

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    Very interested.