Introducing

Blueye Pioneer

The next generation ocean drone

Born and developed in Norway, famous for its rough coastline, and world-leading subsea expertise, Blueye will provide the world’s finest underwater drone for ocean exploration. It provides you with unprecedented access to the hidden world below the surface.

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Blueye Pioneer Underwater Drone

We know the ocean

Blueye Pioneer is developed and tested in rough conditions in Arctic waters. With years of experience from working with the ocean, we know how to make the tools you need to tackle challenging currents and high seas - this underwater drone is not only for lakes!

We've wrapped all the high tech you need into a fully portable ocean drone with a simple yet rich user interface, putting YOUR experience in focus.

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Double your ocean experience

Blueye is the maker of premium ocean drones with superb stability and user interface. The underwater eyes you need, the serene experience you want. Our Pioneer drone allow you to explore the world under water while staying safe and dry on top.

Whether in your boat or on shore, the Blueye Poineer can be a familiy activity for exploring and learning about the oceans.

The beauty of performance & simplicity

The unique hull design is inspired by the hydrodynamics of a fish, and allows you to roam around in the water with stable and natural moves.

Through iterations and experience from previous generations of Pioneer drones, we are now proud to present the Blueye Pioneer! Smaller and lighter yet just as powerful and with improved performance.

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Your eyes below the surface

Control the Pioneer with ease, using your own smartphone, tablet or goggles and the Blueye App. Share your experiences live by either letting friends or crew on site connect to the video stream directly, or via online services and social media. Immagine how it would be to let the world take part in your wildest adventures or unexpected discoveries as they happen!

The Blueye Pioneer system is designed to ensure a truly enjoyable experience of remote underwater exploration.

For ocean lovers and sea workers

Blueye Pioneers all have one thing in common: a genuine love for the ocean. Whether it’s for passion or profession. As a hobby or a business.

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes - Marcel Proust

Key Features

  • Ready to dive out of the box

    Download app, connect & calibrate drop in water and start exploring.

  • Live high quality video

    Full HD (1080p/30fps) wide angle camera.

  • Immersive experience

    Digital Dive Mask with full smartphone resolution.

    Control camera tilt to look up and down

  • Easy and safe to dive with

    Simple app for setup and control.

    Assisted diving with automatic heading and depth control.

    Thruster are protected to prevent seaweed etc getting stuck.

    Alerts inform you if something is wrong and what to do.

    Drone returns to the surface if you lose signal or run out of battery.

  • Unique hull design

    Hydrodynamic.

    Self-balancing to provide a stable view.

    Direction stable.

    Easy to maintain.

    Rugged / rubber protection.

  • Dive deep and for a long time

    150 m depth pressure rating.

    Bundled with a replaceable 75 m cable.

    At least 2 hrs operation time.

    Replaceable batteries.

  • Powerful thrusters

    Speed, performance and agility to let you see what you want at your own pace – even in tough conditions.

  • Expandable to fit your needs

    Fittings for payload and other add-ons on both top and bottom (extra Go-Pro camera, lights, sensors etc.).

  • Wireless connectivity

    Wireless Surface Unit (WSU) lets you and other spectators connect wirelessly to the drone with your smartphone/tablet. The cable connects the WSU to the Drone, as radio signals don’t like water. When diving the WSU can be kept in the boat/on land, or floating behind the drone. This increases the operational range and flexibility of the drone.

  • Easy to store and handle

    Compact, light weight and robust to maintain.

    Handlebar.

NOTE: THIS IS A MINIMUM LIST. MORE ABOUT THE PRODUCT WILL BE REVEALED AS WE APPROACH DELIVERY
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  • Get invitation to Blueye events, co-creation workshops, drone dive trips etc.
  • Become a Blueye Pioneer, receive regular updates and join the new era of ocean exploration.
Estimated shipping Q4 2017. Price does not include shipping or local taxes or fees. You may cancel your order at any time and receive full refund. Outstanding amount to be paid before product is shipped.

What's in the box

  • Pioneer Drone
  • Wireless Surface Unit (WSU)
  • 75m cable. (Upgradeable for deeper dives)
  • Blueye wireless controller
  • Digital Diving Mask for use with your smartphone
  • Battery charger
  • Blueye App

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Tech specs

This is the current minimum specifications for the product. As we develop the product towards shipping we will update and improve the spec accordingly.

DRONE

Hull design

Hydrodynamic and hydrobalanced hull for stability and performance in ocean conditions. Engineering plastic and rubber protections that withstand impact.

Pressure rating

150 m.

Weight

Less than 8 kg.

Speed

At least 2 m/s (4 knots).

Run-time

At least 2 hrs normal operation.

Thrusters

3 powerful thrusters, 3 x 350 W.

2 rear, 1 vertical center.

Automation

Heading hold.

Depth hold.

Camera

Full HD 1080p/30fps, wide angle lens.

Search Light

Powerful LED below camera.

Fittings for extra lights as payload.

Sensors

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) with 3-axis gyro and 3-axis accelerometer.

Depth sensor.

Magnetometer (compass).

Temperature (inside and outside).

Payload

Standard fittings for payload on both top and bottom side of drone.

Software

Remote update of drone software.

WIRELESS SURFACE UNIT (WSU)

Wireless transmitter

Wifi router for wireless connection to smartphones or tablets. Multiple smartphones may connect for a shared live experience.

Wireless range

At least 30 m.

Cable

Thin and strong cable optimized for use with ocean drones.

Cable is replaceable for easy handling and upgrade.

Cable length

50 m.

Possible to upgrade to longer cable.

DRONE CONTROLLER
Controller

Wireless drone controller for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.

DIGITAL DIVE MASK
Goggles

Special goggles for smartphones, that enables an immersed diving experience.

BLUEYE APP
App

App for android/iOS smartphone/tablet.

Setup & control drone, manage and share dive data and recordings.

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Charger

Quick charger for charging drone, WSU and drone controller.

Shipping

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Shipping fees will be added to final amount.