Articles tagged "dji"

DJI Spark Review: Small but mighty

The DJI Spark has received a lot of attention thanks to its diminutive size, but how does it stack up? In our review, we take a look at what it's like to fly this pint-sized drone, as well as what's in it for photographers.

DxOMark: DJI Zenmuse X7 outperforms GH5, on par with top-notch APS-C DSLRs

DxOMark just finished testing DJI's latest camera, the Zenmuse X7, and what they found is impressive. It turns out the camera's Super 35 chip can keep up with the best APS-C sensors on the market.

DJI 'AeroScope' tech shares your drone's ID and location with law enforcement

DJI has developed a technology called AeroScope that allows law enforcement to identify and track airborne drones that are breaking UAV regulations, while simultaneously addressing privacy concerns.

DJI is now a camera company, and we should probably pay attention

This week in Hollywood, DJI introduced its new Zenmuse X7 camera, a Super 35 format cinema camera of its own design that can also capture 24MP still images in APS-C format. Is it time to start thinking of DJI as a camera company?

DJI launches Zenmuse X7 Super 35mm camera module with Raw video capture

DJI has launched the Zenmuse X7, a Raw video capable Super 35 camera module. The camera/gimbal system which mounts to the company's drones features a new, proprietary lens mount.

DJI will let you rent a Mavic Pro for free so you can enter Nat Geo's aerial photography contest

'Hundreds' of loaner drones are available to photographers who want to enter National Geographic's #MyMavicContest, an aerial photography contest.

DJI releases Mavic Pro Platinum with better battery life and quieter flight

DJI debuted an updated version of the Mavic Pro at IFA today. It's called the DJI Mavic Pro Platinum, and it boasts 11% better battery and 60% quieter flight than the original Mavic.

DJI offering up to $30,000 'bounty' to anyone who finds a critical software vulnerability

DJI is offering 'bug bounties' ranging between $100 and a whopping $30,000 to anybody who can find software vulnerabilities in the company's products.

DJI releases mandatory firmware for DJI Spark: update by September 1st... or else

DJI just released a mandatory firmware update for the DJI Spark. If you own a Spark and don't update your firmware by September 1st, DJI will remotely ground your drone.

DJI releases offline mode to calm fears over privacy and security

DJI has developed a 'Local Data Mode' that lets pilots fly without being connected to the Internet. The mode should calm recent fears over data privacy and security when flying DJI drones.

DJI launches Phantom 3 SE entry-level camera drone

Compared to the standard Phantom 3, the SE model offers a vision positioning system, 4K video and an improved video transmission range of up to 2.5 miles.

US Army abruptly stops using DJI drones due to 'cyber vulnerabilities'

In a leaked memo, the US Army, the largest branch of the United States armed forces, called for all units to "discontinue use of DJI equipment," citing "cyber vulnerabilities."

Opinion: DJI has abandoned professionals

DJI's new firmware makes it difficult to fly in restricted airspace, even when you have proper clearance. Is DJI placing themselves between professionals and the FAA?

SkyPixel and DJI now accepting entries to 2017 Aerial Video Contest

Your best aerial footage could help you win a DJI drone and a new Nikon DSLR.

DJI to restrict drone performance without 'activation'

An upcoming firmware update from DJI will cripple its drones unless they are 'activated' on the company's website. Live streaming will be turned off and flight radius/altitude will be limited.

DJI announces smart TV app for Samsung Tizen and Apple TV

Soon you'll be able to pop some popcorn and tune into aerial footage streamed right to your TV.

Phase One answers Hasselblad with 100MP DJI drone options of its own

Just weeks after Hasselblad announced a 100MP drone with partner DJI, Phase One has done exactly the same.

The PolarPro Katana Mavic Tray turns your DJI Mavic Pro into a handheld stabilizer

The PolarPro Katana Mavic Tray is a new accessory that increases the Mavic Pro's versatility by turning it into a stabilized handheld shooting platform while not in the sky. Read more

DJI launches Phantom 4 Advanced drone

DJI's new Phantom 4 Advanced drone offers improved camera specs over the original Phantom 4, more storage capacity and longer flight times. Read more

SkyPixel, DJI and Tourism Australia team up to launch aerial photography contest

The Australia From Above contest's aim is to inspire aerial photographers from around the world to experience and share new photographic perspectives of Australia. Read more

DJI reportedly takes majority stake in Hasselblad

Reports surfaced this week that DJI has acquired Hasselblad, a year after the companies announced a 'corporate partnership.' Read more

DJI's special Chinese New Year edition Phantom 4 celebrates the Year of the Rooster

DJI is ringing in the Chinese New Year with a brightly colored, special edition Phantom 4. Read more

'Ethereal' takes you to Iceland in 4K

'Ethereal' was shot over the course of two years in the scenic Icelandic Highlands. To say that the footage is spectacular is a bit of an understatement. See video

Video: Breathtaking drone footage of Oregon's landscape

Landscape photographer Michael Shainblum put together an incredible 4K aerial experience all shot on DJI drones. Turn the lights down low and prepare to be amazed. Read more

DJI publishes film shot entirely with Inspire 2 drone

A couple days ago DJI introduced a pair of new drones with some very impressive specifications. To demonstrate their capabilities, DJI made a short film shot by Claudio Miranda, ASC (Life of Pi), and the results are impressive. Read more

DJI announces new Phantom 4 Pro and Inspire 2 drones

DJI has announced the release of two new drones, the Phantom 4 Pro and the Inspire 2, as well as new Zenmuse cameras, full of interesting upgrades. Mechanical shutter, anyone? Read more

DJI Phantom 4 drone with 24-carat gold plating goes on sale for £20k

Why settle for cheap, sensible plastic when you can experience true luxury flying a 24-carat gold plated DJI Phantom 4? Read more

Drone footage captures the raw power of Iceland

Ice and Fire is a new short film that depicts some amazing drone footage from the diverse and rugged landscape of Iceland. Read more

DJI goes portable with the Mavic Pro

Days after GoPro's announcement of the Karma drone, DJI has stepped up to the plate with its own ultra portable and lightweight consumer drone: the Mavic Pro. Read more

Epson's AR glasses will let you see what your DJI drone sees

Epson has announced a partnership with drone-maker DJI to ensure its Moverio augmented reality smart glasses are fully compatible with the Chinese company’s aerial camera craft. Read more

DJI Osmo Mobile brings 3-axis gimbal stabilization to smartphones

DJI has introduced the Osmo Mobile, a variation of its Osmo gimbal stabilizer designed for smartphones. Read more

DJI launches iPhone-controlled Osmo+ gimbal camera with zoom

DJI's upgraded gimbal camera comes with a 3.5x optical zoom that can be combined with a 2x digital zoom for a 7x overall range. Read more

DJI opens drone flying and training arena in South Korea

Chinese drone manufacturer DJI has opened a new facility in South Korea that allows drone owners to hone their aerial navigation skills. Read more

Zenmuse Z3 is DJI's first aerial zoom camera

The Zenmuse Z3 aerial camera captures 12MP images on a 1/2.3" Sony sensor and offers an equivalent zoom range of 22-77mm. It comes with upgraded stabilization and gimbal technology and can be used with a range of existing DJI drones. Read more

Think Tank Photo launches Helipak backpack for DJI Inspire drone

Bag manufacturer Think Tank Photo has announced a new backpack designed for users of the DJI Inspire drone and other quadcopters of a similar size. Read more

DJI Inspire 1 Raw Edition with Zenmuse X5R 4K MFT camera starts shipping March 28

The DJI Inspire 1 Raw Edition quadcopter with Micro Four Thirds Zenmuse X5R camera will begin shipping on March 28, the company has announced. Read more

DJI's Phantom 4 boasts improved camera optics and obstacle avoidance

DJI has updated its flagship drone range with the Phantom 4, which offers automatic obstacle avoidance and 'dramatically' improved camera optics. With a 12MP sensor and F2.8 lens the Phantom 4 is capable of Raw still shooting and 4K/UHD video at 30p as well as new machine vision technology adding subject tracking and object avoidance. Read more

Drone maker DJI takes 'strategic minority' stake in Hasselblad to gain camera technology

Medium format and aerial camera maker Hasselblad has sold a minority stake to the Chinese drone giant SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, in what the two companies describe as a 'corporate partnership'. The exact size of the stake has not been revealed, but both sides are keen to point out that there will be no merging of the businesses and from an external viewpoint nothing will change. Read more

DJI Phantom 3 Standard photography drone unveiled

DJI has announced a new camera drone called the Phantom 3 Standard. The DJI Phantom 3 Standard is a quadcopter with an integrated camera able to record video at up to '2.7K' at 30 fps and take 12 megapixel still images in JPEG and DNG formats. The quadcopter is designed for consumer-level use. Read more

DJI Phantom 3 introduced in 4K and 1080p-only variations

DJI has announced the Phantom 3 in two versions: the Professional, capable of 4K video, and the Advanced, which shoots 1080p. Both capture 12MP stills thanks to a 1/2.3" Sony EXMOR sensor and offer an f/2.8 lens with a 20mm equiv. angle of view. A 3-axis gimbal keeps the camera unit steady in flight. Read more