The Department Of Homeland Security (DHS) of the United States has issued an alert against the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drones manufactured in China. In a report provided to a renowned media house, the department claims the drone sends flight data to the manufacturers. And given the latest stance by the country over spyware, it is expected that DJI, a major Chinese drone maker who sells about eighty percent of the total drones in the US and Canada; may be banned from the country as well.
This news arrives after the latest trade ban imposed by the country on Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. While the ban has been suspended for 90 days, the increasing [...]
DJI, a drone manufacturing company recently uncovered an employee fraud that could very well have cost the organization $150 Million. The company released a statement that said that DJI holds their employees to strict ethical standards and takes any violation of their code of conduct very seriously.Statement By DJI
During a recent investigation, DJI found out that some employees inflated the cost of parts and materials for certain products. They, according to DJI, pocketed the profits themselves. The company estimates the damages to be around RMB 1 billion which is around $150 Million. DJI, to address this issue, dismissed a number of employees who violated company [...]
DJI has been making new and innovative products in the drone and videography business for a long time now. This year, at CES they showcased a smart controller with a screen that can see what your drone sees, in realtime!Features
The controller supports its Mavic 2 Zoom and Mavic 2 Pro drones and it features a screen with which you can see the visuals captured by the drone in realtime. The said screen is a 5.5-inch 1080p touchscreen that runs Android. DJI knows the problems that drone pilots face and thus, has included features to prevent those issues. It has protection from harsh temperatures ranging from -20 degrees Celsius to 40 degrees Celsius which allows the [...]
DJI has been innovating in the personal drones and UAV space for a long time and with the latest Mavic 2 drone, they have joined the enterprise space as well. Their new drone, the Mavic 2 Enterprise, focusses on making drones for commercial purposes which can carry payloads. It can be used for everything from search and rescue to reconnaissance. Their advertisement for the drone shows factory workers employing the drone for equipment inspections, search and rescue to getting an expansive view of your work area.
There are several accessories available for the drone as well. These include an anti-collision beacon, loudspeaker and attachable spotlight. The drone has [...]
The International Consumer Electronics Show, famously known as CES kicks off in the US on January 8th. Brands use CES as a global platform to launch or unveil its latest and greatest pieces of technology and DJI has done something similar this year. DJI has unveiled its new gimbal, called the DJI Ronin-S.
The Ronis-S is compatible with DSLRs and mirror-less cameras. According to DJI:
The Ronin-S combinesadvanced stabilization, precision control, and manual focus control capabilities in a compact, single-handed form factor.
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DJI has launched a brand new compact drone called the Spark, the drone had leaked in images earlier this year. The new drone has some interesting features and may be great drone for first time drone owners.
The Spark has a 2 axis gimbal and shoots video at 1080p resolutions, in comparison with the DJI Mavic the drone has lesser resolution. However, the drone can be controlled with hand gestures and also features the ability to be flown directly from the DJI app on your smartphone, without the need of a controller.
The DJI Spark has a 1/2.3” CMOS sensor that captures 12 megapixel photos, and most of the fight systems are controlled by the forward-facing 3D Sensing [...]
While the Mavic is just about launching in India (our video will be out shortly), A new DJI drone seems to have leaked which is more than 50% smaller than the DJI Mavic. The drone will apparently be called the Spark and images seems to be floating on the Chinese forums.
Unlike the Mavic the Spark seems to have fixed arms and may aim to take on the beginner drone market at a relatively budget price. The camera shown on the Spark also seems to be different from the Mavic, to the extent that it does not Pan left to right, but only tilts up or down. Due to the compact nature of the drone, panning could be achieved by simply rotating the drone.
Could this simply be a selfie [...]
One of the biggest names in drone manufacturing, DJI, has taken the veil off the Phantom 4, and it brings with it a host of cool features to make it a consumer favorite. The China-based company already controls 70% of the drone market, and with this new autonomous drone that will retail for $1399(Approx Rs 95,000) DJI only expects its market position to grow only stronger.
The Phantom 4 houses within its body 4 new sensors that allow it to detect objects up to 50 feet away, and makes it capable of being aware of its surroundings and avoid crashes by stopping before impact. The DJI Phantom 4 can also be programmed to stick to a particular path without input from the [...]
For the first time ever, DJI will be brining its hand-held camera into the Indian market. The company today unveiled the DJI Osmo, which uses DJI’s signature three-axis gimbal stabilisation technology that eliminates the problem of shakiness that goes with traditional cameras.
“DJI consistently refines the way cameras move in space – whether they are in the air or on the ground,” said Michael Perry, DJI’s Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Mumbai launch event. “With the Osmo, we have created a camera specifically designed to capture a smooth moving image regardless of filming conditions.”
The Osmo comes standard with a 4K, [...]