Skydio X2 Color/Thermal offers the ability to select thermal palettes for efficient analysis of your environment. The thermal camera assigns each pixel a unique color or shade based on a relative temperature data point. Changing the thermal palette can help highlight specific warm or cold people, objects, or points of interest for better identification confidence and decision-making.
White Hot (default) - displays warmer objects in white and cooler objects in black to generate detailed images—well suited for use in urban environments.
Black Hot - is an inverted White Hot, displaying warmer objects as black and cooler objects as white.
Rainbow - uses colors to display subtle variations in scenes with low-contrast heat differentials.
Ironbow - uses color to display heat distribution and thermal anomalies. Warmer objects are presented in lighter colors and colder objects in darker colors.
Step 1 - Select the Device settings menu
Step 2 - Select Controller
Step 3 - Select On Screen Display
Step 4 - Select Thermal
Step 5 - Toggle PIP on or off
Step 6 - Select the thermal pallet that suits your environment
Show Thermal - toggle the display of the thermal camera live feed:
On (default) - displays a live feed from the color camera as well as a picture-in-picture (PIP) feed from the thermal camera using the thermal palette selected.
Off - only the live feed from the color camera will display
Picture-in-picture (PIP) - select the PIP to toggle between viewing the thermal camera feed full screen and the color camera feed full screen.
Thermal palette selection persists across flights and power cycles.
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