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Turn the drone into webcam / display on TV / distribute online

Display drone video on TV or mobile display

AnyCast
If your drone uses iPod/iPad/iPhone for maneuvering, you can display the maneuvering screen on your TV or mobile display.

Case of connecting the drone with Lightnig / USB cable


For drones that connect the controller to iPod/iPad/iPhone with Lightnig / USB cable, you can use a feature called AirPlay (Japanese) to display the control screen on TV or mobile display. You can also use AnyCast (Japanese) to display it directly on TV or mobile display using AirPlay technology, even outdoors without Wi-Fi equipment. For DJI Mavic series, iPod/iPad/iPhone and controller are connected with Lightning cable, so Wi-Fi is free and this method can be used.

Case of connecting the drone with Wi-Fi


For drones that connect to iPod/iPad/iPhone via Wi-Fi, you can use AV cable to display the control screen on TV or mobile display. This method can be used for most toy drones because they connects via Wi-Fi.

Case of Tiny Whoop / FPV drone


For Tiny Whoop / FPV drone , you can use a device called RC-HD to display the screen of FPV goggles directly on TV or mobile display. Please see the following page for details.

Turn the drone into webcam / distribute video online

HDMI Video Capture Card
If you connect a device called "HDMI Video Capture Card" that has an HDMI connector for input and a USB connector for output to your computer, you can turn AirPlay device or AV cable into your computer's webcam. And you can use software such as Zoom, teams, YouTube, etc. to distribute it online. HDMI Video Capture Card with a performance of about 1080p30fps can be purchased for about USD10 to USD20 these days. Normally, HDMI Video Capture Card is recognized as a camera device just by connecting it to your computer. It is OK if you select this as the camera device on the net distribution software side.

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