Overview

Thermal Palette (X2 Color/Thermal Only)

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. X2_pallete-white-hot_UI.jpg
Black Hot - is an inverted White Hot, displaying warmer objects as black and cooler objects as white. X2_pallete-black-hot_UI.jpg
Rainbow - uses colors to display subtle variations in scenes with low-contrast heat differentials. X2_pallete-rainbow_UI.jpg
Ironbow - uses color to display heat distribution and thermal anomalies. Warmer objects are presented in lighter colors and colder objects in darker colors. X2_pallete-ironbow_UI.jpg

Quick Steps

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.

CS_Note_callout-icon.jpg Thermal palette selection persists across flights and power cycles.

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