DJI launches two new drones and ‘sphere’ vision system


DJI, probably the world’s largest civilian drones maker, has introduced two new drones and a new way for looking at the world, which the company calls “Sphere” panorama. 

The two new drones are called Mavic Pro Platinum and Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian, and they will be showcased at IFA event, in Berlin.

Paul Pan, DJI senior product manager, says: “DJI continuously look for ways to improve its products and introduce new features, many of which are the result of the positive feedback and requests we received from customers around the world.  Continue reading DJI launches two new drones and ‘sphere’ vision system

DJI launches new Matrice 600 aerial software platform

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DJI on Sunday introduced the Matrice 600, its next-generation aerial platform, marking a new era for professional aerial photography, filmmaking and industrial applications. 

The M600 integrates DJI’s brand-new A3 flight controller onboard and features advanced Lightbridge 2 video-transmission technology that offers high frame rates and HD live-streaming capability at distances up to five kilometers.

“The M600 is the most-powerful and easiest-to-use professional platform DJI has ever produced,” said senior product manager Paul Pan. “We’ve pre-programmed all M600 platform data and information into the A3 flight controller, remote and transmission system to minimize setup and get you flying as quickly as possible.”

Details on DJI’s website.

DJI unveils new Phantom 4 drone with ‘highly advanced’ computer vision and sensing technology

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The new DJI Phantom 4

DJI has launched the Phantom 4, which it says is the first consumer quadcopter camera – or drone – to use “highly advanced” computer vision and sensing technology.

The Phantom 4 expands on previous generations of DJI’s iconic Phantom line by adding new on-board intelligence that makes piloting and shooting great shots simple through features like its Obstacle Sensing System, ActiveTrack and TapFly functionality.

“With the Phantom 4, we are entering an era where even beginners can fly with confidence,” said DJI CEO Frank Wang. “People have dreamed about one day having a drone collaborate creatively with them. That day has arrived.” Continue reading DJI unveils new Phantom 4 drone with ‘highly advanced’ computer vision and sensing technology

DJI drops price of Phantom 3 drone by 20 per cent

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DJI Phantom 3 drone

DJI has reduced the price for its Phantom 3 Professional drone. It will now sell for $999, down from US$1,259, with similar price action taken in other markets around the world.

“We are constantly assessing our product range and market conditions to determine the most-appropriate and competitive pricing for consumers,” a DJI spokesman said.

“As more consumers advance their aerial photography skills, they are also asking for higher-quality cameras and more professional features on their drones. The price adjustment will enable more people to access our professional-grade aerial technology and open up more creative possibilities.”

The lower price comes around 10 months after drone first went on sale. DJI launched the Phantom 3 Professional in April 2015.

DJI introduces company’s first agriculture drone

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DJI is the market leader in drones, but this is its first agricultural drone
DJI has launched its first smart, crop-spraying agricultural drone.

The DJI Agras MG-1 is dust-proof, water-resistant and made of anti-corrosive materials. It can be rinsed clean and folded up for easy transport and storage after use.

The eight-rotor Agras can load more than 10 kilograms of liquid for crop-spraying and can cover between seven and 10 acres per hour. It is over 40 times more-efficient than manual spraying. Continue reading DJI introduces company’s first agriculture drone