The use of remote-control miniature drones has become very popular for a number of reasons, with both hobbyists and professionals in various fields making use of the devices. Epson will be demonstrating how drones can be used in conjunction with its line of Moverio augmented reality (AR) smart glasses at the PhotoPlus Expo in New York.
Epson will be at the upcoming PhotoPlus Expo show in New York City in order to showcse its advancements in imaging technology, part of this will involve a series of presentations which will showcase its Moverio line of AR smart glasses.
The Epson Moverio BT-300PFV smart glasses allow users to don a pair of smart glasses and then use a first-person view for drone photography, providing a transparent display that allows users to see the drone’s video feed along with key flight data, while also allowing the user to keep and eye on where the drone is in the sky.
Also being demonstrated will be the Epson Drone Soar app, a fully-featured AR app for DJI drone pilots that has been created with the aim of changing how photographers utilise and fly their drones. The Epson Drone Soar app provides AR content along with flight telemetry data and video feed monitoring.
Epson will also be showcasing its latest photo scanning and printing technology, including its FastFoto FF-680W photo scanner and its SureColor P800 professional 13-inch inkjet printer as part of its series of live presentation with leading printmakers from the online print academy.
PhotoPlus Expo is due to run from 25th-27th October, 2018 at the Javits Convention Centre in New York City, and almost 20,000 professionals and enthusiasts and students will be in attendance. Further information on the event can be found on the Photo Plus Expo website.