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UAV Plays Role in Rescue of Oregon Puppy

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UAO Staff on May 19, 2016

After a Bullmastiff puppy fell roughly 40 feet down a rocky bank in southwestern Oregon, a fire department put its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to use as part of the successful rescue. According to coverage from KTVL News10, the Jackson [Read More]

Drone-Tek App Facilitates Hands-Free Flying for Inspire, Phantom Users

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UAO Staff on March 07, 2016

Wolf-Tek has released a flight operating app, Drone-Tek, which is compatible with all DJI Inspire and Phantom drone models. Available on the Google Play store for $19.99, the app allows operators to create precise flight plans, explains the company. After [Read More]

Lowepro Introduces New DroneGuard Quadcopter Backpack

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UAO Staff on March 03, 2016

Lowepro has announced the newest addition to its DroneGuard collection of cases: the DroneGuard Backpack 450 AW. The new backpack, available for $249.95, features a modular interior for custom organization: Lined and padded dividers are adjustable to fit a DJI [Read More]

The DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter Is Here

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UAO Staff on March 01, 2016

Almost a year after the release of the Phantom 3 quadcopter series, DJI has come out with the Phantom 4, which implements features such as obstacle-avoidance technology and intelligent tracking, the company says. According to DJI, the Phantom 4 expands [Read More]

New from DJI: the Inspire 1 Pro Black, the Phantom 3 4K

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UAO Staff on January 05, 2016

DJI has announced new editions of the Inspire 1 and Phantom 3 unmanned aircraft systems (UAS): the Inspire 1 Pro Black and the Phantom 3 4K. DJI says the Inspire 1 Pro Black offers a “stylistic change” – a matte [Read More]

Sentera Integrates Precision Scouting with DJI Phantom 3 Professional

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UAO Staff on October 26, 2015

Sentera LLC – a sensor, software and drone company – says it is enabling new and existing DJI Phantom 3 Professional drones to capture normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) data. To stay competitive, says Sentera, growers require real-time visibility of [Read More]

DJI Unveils the Phantom 3 Standard, Suited for Beginner Drone Pilots

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UAO Staff on August 05, 2015

DJI has released what it says is a flying camera that makes aerial imaging more accessible than ever before – the Phantom 3 Standard. Designed specifically for first-time pilots, the $799 DJI Phantom 3 Standard drone features an intelligent flight [Read More]

P-Squared Group Creates New Charger for Phantom 2 UAVs

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UAO Staff on May 19, 2015

Colorado Springs, Colo.-based P-Squared Group LLC has introduced what it says is a DJI Phantom 2 battery charger that refuels the battery significantly faster and less expensively. According to the company, the P2 Quadcharger will charge up to four intelligent [Read More]

The DJI Phantom 3: More Than a ‘Simple Product Refresh’

Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2015

First announcing it simultaneously in three different countries, DJI has introduced a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV): the DJI Phantom 3. On April 8, the Shenzhen, China-based drone company invited industry stakeholders to Munich, London and New York City to [Read More]

E-Commerce Drone Start-Up Debuts ‘Drone Academy X’ for Phantom 2

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UAO Staff on December 29, 2014

DSLRPros Inc., responding to the recent safety campaign by drone industry officials and the Federal Aviation Administration to advise drone operators how to fly safely, has released Drone Academy X – what the company says is the first professional video [Read More]

Pix4D Creates Mapping App for DJI Phantom Users

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UAO Staff on November 18, 2014

Making use of DJI's new software development kit (SDK), Switzerland-based Pix4D has developed what it calls the first mapping app to turn drones into an autonomous mapping and measuring tool to create 2D maps and 3D models. The company says [Read More]

Product Profile: The Phantom 2 Vision From DJI Innovations

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Daniel DePalma on April 01, 2014

This thing is surreal. Four rotors buzz as the white aircraft glides through the air. The drone is shaped almost like the letter ‘X,’ with two striped ‘arms’ indicating which side is the front. Lights on the aircraft's underside intermittently [Read More]

The New York Times Reviews the Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopter from DJI

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UAO Staff on January 08, 2014

The New York Times recently reviewed the Phantom 2 Vision quadcopter developed by unmanned aerial system (UAS) company DJI, saying that Vision operators ‘can accurately film things that [they] would otherwise find hard to see properly with [their] own eyes.’ [Read More]

ATI Offering DJI’s Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopter

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UAO Staff on November 20, 2013

Portland, Ore.-based Aerial Technology International (ATI), an unmanned aerial systems (UAS) distributor, is now offering the Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopter with an integrated FPV camera. The Phantom 2 Vision is manufactured by DJI Innovations, a company specializing in the development [Read More]