The AR Observer allows you to set the perspective from which you observe the progress of your scan in augmented reality (AR), displaying a static overview of the entire scene while a virtual drone navigates the structure and updates status in real-time. 


The white lines denote the planned path of the drone

Quick Steps

ChangeViewButton.png Select the change view icon to toggle between the static AR Observer scene and the live camera feed at any time during the scan. 

Set the AR Observer:

  • Review Suggestion - Skydio will fly to the ceiling of the pillar closest to the takeoff position and turn to face the structure (the centroid of the AR polygon-prism). 
  • Set Manually - manually pilot Skydio to your preferred vantage point. If you choose to manually set the location of the AR Observer, ensure you are choosing a spot that provides you with the best situational awareness for monitoring the scan’s progress. Recommendations:
    • Tightly frame the structure and fill the frame vertically or horizontally
    • Select this option if you are scaning around obstacles or in complex environments

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