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You’re Invited: DJI, EENA to Talk Drones for Emergency Response

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 16, 2017

DJI and the European Emergency Number Association (EENA) are presenting a webinar this Friday on using drones for emergency response. DJI and EENA will discuss the results of their recently completed yearlong project conducted with the emergency-response community in Europe. [Read More]

New Products, New Collaborations: DJI Announces its Latest

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 04, 2017

So far at CES 2017, DJI has made several drone-related announcements: The company is rolling out a new aerial mapping app and a limited edition Phantom 4 drone and is teaming up with storage solutions provider Seagate Technology. In addition, [Read More]

DJI and Bentley Partner to Boost UAV-Captured Imagery for Infrastructure

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 15, 2016

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) company DJI has announced a collaboration with Bentley Systems in which the two will develop hardware and software solutions for collecting drone imagery on infrastructure projects. Bentley, whose global headquarters are in Pennsylvania, provides architects, engineers, [Read More]

DJI Rolls out Holiday Deals on Drones, Accessories

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 13, 2016

DJI has launched a Christmas promotion, which the company says features price reductions, free accessories with purchases and special holiday gifts. DJI’s “Xmas Promotion” commenced on Dec. 12 and will end at 3 a.m. EST on Jan. 5, 2017. The [Read More]

Want to Create Your Own Drone App? DJI Has the Tools for You

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 02, 2016

DJI has rolled out a major expansion of its software ecosystem in an effort to allow developers to create new drone apps. The company announced the software advances on the first day of its inaugural DJI AirWorks conference in San [Read More]

DJI Alters Acceleration and Top Speed of New Inspire 2

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 29, 2016

DJI has modified its speed and acceleration statistics for its newly launched Inspire 2 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). At launch, DJI said the new drone was expected to accelerate to 50 mph in 4 seconds and reach a top speed [Read More]

DJI Announces Black Friday Specials on Phantoms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 23, 2016

DJI has announced details about its Black Friday promotions, which will include price reductions on the Phantom drone series. DJI’s promotions will commence on Friday, Nov. 25 and will be available on; at authorized DJI dealers; and in the [Read More]

DJI Hosting Drone Enterprise User Conference in San Fran

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 22, 2016

DJI is holding a conference on advancing the use of drones in professional applications. The DJI AirWorks show will bring together a range of innovators – from industry giants to data start-ups to service firms – to showcase today’s professional [Read More]

DJI Premieres Short Film Shot Exclusively by New Inspire 2 Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 16, 2016

DJI has premiered a short film shot entirely by its new Inspire 2 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) and X5R camera. Filmed by Academy Award-winning cinematographer Claudio Miranda, The Circle stars Ryan Phillippe and Noah Schnapp. Miranda and Dana Brunetti, executive producer, [Read More]

Two Drone Launches in One Day: DJI Keeps ‘Em Coming

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 15, 2016

The Chinese unmanned aircraft giant has brought two new editions of drones to its ever-increasing lineups of Phantom and Inspire drones.

DJI and EENA: How to Improve Emergency Response with UAS

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 14, 2016

In partnership with the European Emergency Number Association (EENA), DJI has released a white paper sharing insights and best practices for the safe integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in emergency situations. The white paper stems from a yearlong project [Read More]

DJI’s Newest Hexacopter Offers Higher Stability, More Loading Capacity

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 11, 2016

DJI has updated the capabilities of its largest drone series by introducing the new Matrice 600 Pro, which the company says offers improved flight performance; a more powerful battery charging system; and better loading capacity for cinema cameras, industrial equipment [Read More]

DJI is Bringing UAS Technology to Marriott Hotel Guests

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 08, 2016

JW Marriott Hotel & Resorts is partnering with DJI to launch the luxury hotel brand’s Drone Experience Program, which will allow guests to test out DJI’s unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology. JW Marriott Zhejiang Anji in China will first launch [Read More]

DJI, DroneSAR Launch Search-and-Rescue App for Aerial First Response

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 03, 2016

DJI and Irish tech start-up DroneSAR have announced a new app designed for unmanned aircraft system (UAS) search-and-rescue missions. According to the companies, the app can stream live image and video from a camera (including infared) to an incident command [Read More]

DJI, SkyPixel Kick off This Year’s Aerial Photography Competition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

SkyPixel and DJI have launched their annual aerial photography contest, running Oct. 26-Dec. 30. Entrants will choose between the categories of “beauty,” encompassing natural landscape and urban architecture, and “360-degree aerial panorama,” showcasing 360-degree views from above, aided by virtual [Read More]

DJI Launches Zenmuse Z30 Drone Camera with 30x Optical Zoom

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 25, 2016

DJI has introduced the Zenmuse Z30, what the company calls its most powerful integrated aerial zoom camera. The Zenmuse Z30, which integrates with DJI’s Matrice airframes, will work right out of the box, says DJI. The camera offers up to [Read More]

Drone Start-Up from Colin Guinn, Jeffrey DeCoux Primes for Launch

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 20, 2016

Hangar, a new Austin, Texas-based software company specializing in autonomous data capture using drone technology, has announced a $6.5 million seed financing led by Lux Capital. Hangar was founded by Colin Guinn, former chief revenue officer of 3D Robotics and [Read More]

Citing ‘Strong Global Demand,’ DJI Offers New Info on Mavic Pro Shipping

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 20, 2016

DJI has offered an update on the expected shipping of its Mavic Pro drone, which was first introduced at a launch event in New York City almost a month ago. At the Sept. 27 launch, the company said pre-orders would [Read More]

DJI, Shapeways Announce Winners of SAR Drone Design Challenge

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 14, 2016

Drone company DJI and Shapeways – a 3D-printing service and marketplace headquartered in Manhattan, N.Y. – have announced the winners of a design contest to create unique, 3D-printed accessories to help use drones for search-and-rescue (SAR) purposes. The grand-prize winner [Read More]

Movidius Provides Visual Intelligence for DJI’s New Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 29, 2016

San Mateo, Calif.-based Movidius, a provider of low-power computer vision, says DJI’s brand-new Mavic Pro drone features Movidius’ visual processing unit (VPU). The technology, which debuted earlier this year in DJI’s Phantom 4 aircraft, gives devices the ability to rapidly [Read More]