Iris – a totally ready-to-fly UAV quadcopter with next-gen autopilot

Iris – a totally ready-to-fly UAV quadcopter with our next-gen autopilot

August 19th, 2013 by Joshua Ott 3DR Iris

3D Robotics Presents Iris: A Fully Autonomous, User-Friendly UAV for $729

SAN DIEGO, CA., August 19th, 2013 –

Today 3D Robotics (3DR) announced Iris — an advanced quadcopter with full GPS-guided autonomous capabilities.  Iris is designed to provide an “out-of-the-box” flying experience that brings the power of professional grade aerial robotics to the mass market.

Iris can be controlled by an Android tablet or phone (iOS coming soon) or through a nine-channel radio control transmitter (included). With a mobile app, takeoff and landing can be done with a single touch, and mission planning is as simple as tapping on a map and drawing a path that Iris will follow.

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