ProSight Enables FPV Racing Pilots and Fans to Experience Unprecedented Level of Image Quality at Affordable Price
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - May 10, 2016) - Amimon, the developer of CONNEX(tm) latency-free wireless HD video transmission technology, today unveiled its CONNEX ProSight HD Vision Kit, the first all-digital, HD solution specifically designed for the fast-growing first-person view (FPV) drone racing market. The product -- consisting of a combination of a real-time HD camera, transmitter and receiver, all based on proven technology from CONNEX -- marks a new era in the performance, image quality and usability available for both drone pilots and spectators of the emerging sport. A supporting family of iOS and Android apps simplifies and enhances the flying experience for users and extends it to the world of social media.
"This is the equivalent of moving from fuzzy, unreliable and limited analog TV to mind-blowing HD digital broadcasting. For FPV drone racing, every millisecond and image detail matters and the ProSight solution takes the flying experience to a whole different level. By combining HD quality, latency-free transmission and unencumbered digital connectivity, we are enabling a new level of immersive experience and precision vision that truly revolutionizes the sport," said Ram Ofir, CEO of Amimon.
The ProSight solution addresses head on issues that have plagued first generation analog FPV products, including unclear images, and jammed frequencies caused by multiple simultaneous users. As a result, the ProSight digital system dramatically improves the flying experience.
Key features of the CONNEX ProSight
CONNEX ProSight is a feature rich solution that leverages the capabilities and experience of the CONNEX proven track record in commercial UAV video transmission technology. Key features include:
- 720p30 HD Camera, with High-Dynamic Range sensor, and 2.8mm lens
- Receiver Unit outputs standard 720p60 over HDMI for reducing motion blur
- Compatible with all popular HDMI based goggles/monitor
- Digitally paired transmitter to receiver for crosstalk free flight
- Supported LOS range of 1000ft to 3000ft (300m to 1000m) -- varies with field conditions
- Advanced Frequency setup for multi-pilots: Automatic & manual modes, supporting 27 digital channels (FCC)
- System configuration via Bluetooth using Android/iOS app or through built-in On-Screen-Display menu
- Advanced High-Definition spectator viewing mode
- Camera to HDMI receiver-out maximum latency of 26mS @ 60fp
Integrated kit of real-time components
The CONNEX ProSight HD Vision Kit is an easy-to-install set of components that provides the ultimate in immersive flying experience. It works seamlessly with all standard HDMI goggles in the market.
The integrated 720p HD zero-delay camera provides high dynamic range (HDR), 105 degree FOV, and is optimized for FPV use indoors or outdoors. Its small dimensions -- 28-20mm and less than 20 grams -- make it an optimized component for racing.
The on-board transmitter features low power consumption, and two MMCX antenna connectors for advanced MIMO transmission. The user friendly controls allow quick and easy pairing and status checking.
The ground unit receiver offers 5 antennas for a robust link, and is equipped with Bluetooth for product configuration via the available mobile apps. The CONNEX ProSight Android & iOS Apps connect to the ground unit and makes setting device easy. An intuitive OSD menu guides the user through options choosing which drone to control, watch, and advanced set-ups.
Pricing & Availability
The CONNEX ProSight HD Vision Kit will be available for pre-order in June at specific resellers. Shipping is planned for July. In the USA, the HD Transmitter is offered for $159; The HD digital camera is offered for US$139; and the HD receiver is available for $249. A bundled ProSight HD Vision Kit is available for US$499.
Amimon is the market leader in latency-free wireless HD video solutions. Its CONNEX all-digital solutions are enabling unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and first person view (FPV) drones with unmatched vision performance. Amimon's flexible CONNEX systems utilize its core technology to set a new standard in creating, transmitting and viewing content on remote devices.
AMIMON is headquartered in San Jose, California, with offices in Herzlia, Israel; Tokyo, Japan; and Taipei, Taiwan. To connect with AMIMON, visit http://www.AMIMON.com. For CONNEX product information check http://connex.amimon.com. For CONNEX ProSight Product line please check: http://connexhd.com
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