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Drone Photography in Whale Research

Randy Jay Braun and Stacy Garlington We have all seen fascinating aerial photographs of massive whales as they navigate through the waters of the world’s oceans. Since the release of the DJI Phantom quadcopter drone in 2013, humans have a completely capable and unexpected new tool to view and study

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DJI Phantom Blamed for Helicopter Crash

Local and federal authorities are investigating a helicopter crash on Daniel Island, Charleston, South Carolina that reportedly was caused by a drone last Wednesday afternoon. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed Thursday that a Robinson R22 helicopter struck a tree and crash landed near the southern tip of the island around

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DroneBase Secures $12 Million Round of Series B Funding to Expand Drone Operations Technology

DroneBase, the largest global drone operations company, today announced it has raised $12 million in Series B funding to expand its drone operations services for enterprises. Union Square Ventures (USV) and Upfront Ventures co-led the round alongside DJI and new investors Hearst Ventures and Pritzker Group. This brings DroneBase’s total

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Could Skydio Finally Take Down DJI?

Let’s face it – when it comes to high-end drones, DJI is the only name that matters. Sure, we at Dronethusiast are big fans of the Yuneec Typhoon, and 3DR and Parrot are still kicking around, but most of these companies are barely hanging on. In the last year, Yuneec

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DJI Drones Take Flight with Worldpay

Worldpay Inc., a global leader in payments, has partnered with the world’s leading drone manufacturer DJI, to help the company expand its eCommerce platform to reach more customers around the world. The global drone market is expected to be worth more than $11.2 billion by 2020[1] and adoption is growing

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Farewell DJI Spark

Can it be that DJI has sunsetted the plucky little Spark? Dealers are beginning to post-clearance style prices. One even suggesting they will never be in stock again. Disposing of, getting rid of, this drone is no more. It’s pining for the fjords. What will young Francis Darracot do? Oh,

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The Newly Released DJI Mavic Air

With the announcement of the DJI Mavic Air, DJI shows (once again) that it is a manufacturer that knows what their customers want. They deliver some of the best drone technology on the planet, so it’s no secret that the new Mavic Air is an entirely new innovation it itself

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DJI Introduces Mavic Air For Limitless Exploration Wherever Adventure Takes You

The Most Portable 3-Axis Gimbal 4K Camera Drone Features SmartCapture, FlightAutonomy 2.0 and Advanced Pilot Assistance Systems DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has introduced the Mavic Air, an ultra-portable, foldable camera drone that delivers higher performance, more intelligent features and greater creative possibilities than

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DJI Becomes Official Media Partner Of BMW Motorsport

DJI, the world’s leader in creative camera and drone technology, and BMW Motorsport have announced their official partnership to present the newly-developed BMW M8 GTE race car and the work of BMW Motorsport from previously unseen perspectives. DJI becomes BMW Motorsport’s first media partner to be integrated in the development

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New DJI Product About to Take Flight

A new drone is about to hit the market from leading manufacturer DJI, as revealed by a short teaser video released on January 16. Very little is known about the type of drone consumers can expect to be unveiled next week, but the rumors are already flying. Set to release

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Fruity Chutes Announces sUAS Parachute Launchers

Fruity Chutes, a manufacturer of recovery systems for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), has unveiled a small, spring-loaded parachute launcher for small drones. In response to demand for a small spring loaded launcher perfect for fixed wing and small multicopters, like the DJI Mavic Pro and 3DR Solo, Fruity Chutes has

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Ryze and DJI team to create Tello $99 drone

I wonder why this one missed Christmas? I don’t think it has a GPS, but some impressive sounding machine vision makes up for it. This is our lightweight future evolving. Ryze Tech, a drone start-up, has completed development of its first intelligent toy drone called the Tello, and will officially

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Shark Spotting drone trial begins in NSW, Australia

Surf Life Saving New South Wales Australia this week commenced RPA operational trials at 9 locations, using DJI P4P’s & M600’s and machine learning algorithms which analyse live video and generate an alert whenever it identifies a shark. Twenty seven Volunteer life savers and forty three professional life

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DJI Introduces Knowledge Quiz for Drone Pilots in the UK

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, is introducing a knowledge quiz this Friday for all pilots who are operating drones in the UK airspace. The test comes prior to government plans to introduce a safety awareness test for drone users in 2018. A recent survey

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Passenger Spots DJI Phantom on Approach to LAX

Melbourne-based photographer Simon Pollock was landing at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday when he looked out his window and spotted a DJI camera drone flying just a small distance away. “Drones. All fun and games until you’re looking out your window on approach to LAX and you spot a

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Dji Inspire 2 Event

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DJI Winter Sale – Big Savings – last chance!

DJI has just surprised everyone with the announcement of a winter sale that covers most ALL of their products. If you don’t already have that drone you wanted, this is the time to look – and maybe buy! Link to DJI Sale Page: goo.gl/n3nQkc Examples – $150 off the Mavic

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DJI Denies Providing User Data to Chinese Government

The recent Homeland Security Report also claims the Chinese government is possibly using information acquired from DJI systems as a way to target assets they are planning to purchase. “A large family-owned wine producer in California purchased DJI UAS to survey its vineyards and monitor grape production. Soon afterwards, Chinese

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Homeland Security Claims DJI is Spying for China

A memo from the Los Angeles office of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau (ICE) has been making the rounds and it states some pretty bold claims about drone-maker DJI. The memo, which was apparently issued in August, says that the officials assess “with moderate confidence that Chinese-based company DJI

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DJI Introduces Voluntary Flight Identification Options For Drone Pilots

DJI is introducing new features to the DJI AeroScope remote identification system that functions as an “electronic license plate” for drones. The new features allow drone pilots to voluntarily identify their flight operations to authorities while still protecting their privacy. AeroScope is a system that remotely identifies and tracks airborne

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