We’re thrilled to announce the official release of IRIS+, which will ship next week. The news debuted yesterday on Gizmodo; you can read their great writeup here
for a DIYD blog that also covered it).
- 16-22 minute flight times, thanks to improved motors, props and batteries
- Spin-on props
- Built-in telemetry display in the RC transmitter
- Lighter legs, body
- New autonomous features, such as one-button 3D structure scanning, FollowMe (with Pebble smartwatch support), one-button "dronies" and more
- LEDs on arms
- Easier assembly
The official 3DR IRIS+ page is here.
We’ll be offering upgrade kits for existing IRIS users starting October 1. More information coming soon on those!
Most importantly, a huge thanks goes out to the collaborative efforts of all the brilliant people in this community who have supported our projects in so many different ways. We’re looking forward to when we're shipping next week!