TAG: DJI

DJI launches public beta of geofencing software for drones

January 4, 2016By

Drone-maker DJI has launched a public beta version of its new geofencing system in North America and Europe. Geospatial Environment Online (GEO) will provide drone users with up-to-date guidance on locations where flight may be restricted by regulation or raise safety or security concerns. With this major upgrade to DJI’s existing geofencing system, users will have access to live information about... read more

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DJI launches company’s first agriculture drone

December 7, 2015By

Unmanned aerial vehicle maker DJI has launched of a smart, crop-spraying agricultural drone. The DJI Agras MG-1 is dustproof, 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.... read more

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DJI buys stake in camera manufacturer Hasselblad

November 9, 2015By

  Hasselblad Group and DJI have announced a corporate partnership through DJI’s acquisition of a strategic minority stake in Hasselblad. DJI also joins Hasselblad’s board of directors. The partnership will allow opportunities and new ways of combining the technical knowledge and inventive spirit of the two industry leaders in their respective fields, according to a news release from the two companies.... read more

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SkyPixel Announces Drone Photography Competition

October 27, 2015By

SkyPixel, an aerial photography community run in cooperation with DJI, has announced a drone photography competition. The 2015 SkyPixel Photo Contest is accepting entries starting Monday, Oct. 26, at 00:00 Hong Kong time (GMT+8). Prizes include cash and DJI drones and related equipment. The contest invites both budding and professional aerial photographers to enter a selection of their best work. The competition is split... read more

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DJI Offers New Micro Cameras for UAVs

September 11, 2015By

DJI is offering two new cameras for its DJI Inspire 1 professional aerial camera platform. The new Zenmuse X5 is a commercially available micro four-thirds (M4/3) camera designed specifically for aerial use. With a large sensor, aerial image makers will be able to capture up to 13 stops of dynamic range, making it easy to capture high-resolution 16 megapixel photos or 4k, 24fps and... read more

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DJI Offers Developer Platform and Object Avoidance System

June 22, 2015By

UAV maker DJI has announced a suite of products designed to help developers research and test new applications for aerial technology. The company also announced the DJI Guidance system, a commercially available collision avoidance for aerial platforms. The DJI Matrice 100 (M100) is a new quadcopter specifically created for developers to test new hardware and software solutions for the sky. The system includes everything needed to fly with... read more

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DroneDeploy Announces Partnership with DJI, New Mobile App

April 29, 2015By

DroneDeploy, a start-up provider of cloud-based software solutions for commercial drone operations, has launched its mobile app. The app automates drones and receive real-time, reliable, detailed aerial maps and images. Also, through a partnership with DJI, DroneDeploy’s software is now offered on the DJI Phantom 2 Vision+, making it available to end users in agriculture, real estate, mining, construction and other... read more

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DJI Unveils Phantom 3 UAV with Improved Imagery

April 9, 2015By

DJI has launched a new drone in its Phantom series. The Phantom 3 comes in two variations, Professional and Advanced, both of which provide greater control and creative options than the popular Phantom 2. On April 8, DJI held three simultaneous events in London, Munich, and New York to mark the release of the Phantom 3. Both Phantom 3 versions feature the strongest professional... read more