A REVOLUTIONARY fishing drone is coming in the form of a submersible which can find fish, deliver bait, attract fish with lures and film and transmit all that it is doing live to your smartphone!
All-new drone PowerRay made its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, USA. This futuristic product transmits data, fish alerts and live video feed and photos of the underwater world to an angler’s smartphone via a companion app.
Its sonar system can detect fish up to 131 ft below the swimming robot that can dive up to 98 ft and operate for four hours. The onboard wi-fi sends info, with a signal range of 230 ft.
PowerRay comes with an optional, remotely operated precision remote bait drop that delivers bait to the desired location, which can then be monitored and controlled via the app. The Wi-Fi system transmits images and data to both iOS and Android.
The app provides the PowerRay’s position in real-time, lets users select travel mode, speed and lighting and operates the integrated 4K ultra high definition camera functions for underwater photography and videography. It can be used in fresh or saltwater.
Developed by China-based PowerVision Robot Corporation, users can even pair the drone with virtual reality goggles for a more immersive experience. The device registers both “gravity and gestures,” which means you can control the robot by simply moving your head.
Wally Zheng, CEO of PowerVision Technology Group said: “Recreational fishing is one of the lifestyle areas that has not seen major technology breakthroughs. PowerVision is completely changing the way we have been fishing in the past 7,000 years.
“Through innovating the fish finding technology and features, providing the thrill of finding the catch and an immersive underwater experience through virtual reality, PowerRay is going to provide more efficiency, thrill, and fun to fishermen around the world.
“Recreational fishing will never be the same again,” added Wally.
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