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The land of Jordan as seen by DJI drones

  The land of Jordan is beautiful, and mysterious – No more so than when it is being viewed from the perspective of DJI drones flying high above. This great movie project is spotlighted on Vimeo.  As the movie makers note: “Jordan is a land enshrouded in mystery. Serving as a crossroads of humanity for thousands of years has left the country with a cultural diversity unmatched by few. Come along with Matador as we explore this beautiful land from an angle never before seen, an aerial delight captured using…

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The DJI Developer Platform now include the M100 and Object Avoidance

  The DJI Developer Platform now include the DJI Matrice 100 and DJI Guidance System, opening the skies to new hardware and software applications The new DJI Developer Platform highlights include: New DJI Matrice 100 quadcopter offers developers the ability to create unique aerial hardware solutions DJI Guidance combines ultrasonic sensors and stereo cameras to avoid collisions Both systems are programmable for new applications DJI leading Phantom 3 and Inspire 1 aerial systems now open for programming via new SDKs We asked the DJI Team a couple of additional questions about the…

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A talk with DJI about the state of the drone market

  The drone market is clearly expanding and DJI is at the forefront – Read their thoughts in our interview Michael Perry is the Director of Communication at drone market leader DJI, working with the media to better understand his company and how UAV technology is positively impacting our lives. He took time out of his busy schedule to sit down and respond to our questions about crowd funding, regulations, and more. Q. DJI is clearly the drone market leader in the unmanned vehicle space. There are, however, many new companies popping up as well…

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A brief talk about drone policy with DJI’s US Policy Leader

  DJI is the current leader in the market so we had to ask their US drone policy leader a few questions Jon Resnick leads DJI’s drone policy efforts in Washington DC. Prior to joining DJI, he was a senior television planning editor with the Associated Press, leading news planning for AP’s national elections coverage. Jon spearheaded AP’s program to incorporate drones into professional news-gathering operations. He also played a leadership role in the News Media Coalition which is now conducting formal testing at an FAA sanctioned site. Jon will be a panelist at…

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DJI Phantom Setup – Your video how-to guide

DJI Phantom Setup in under 10 minutes DJI Phantom Drones Drone Girl has purchased another drone and created this informative 10 minute video showing the DJI Phantom setup. The DJI manuals are generally very good, but there is nothing more valuable then having an expert demonstrating how to assemble your vehicle.  Our recommendation is that you scan the instructions, then watch this video, prior to putting together your own DJI Phantom.  If you do both of these things you will have a much better experience and will be much more…

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The DJI Phantom 3 Review: A first look

Hands on with the DJI Phantom 3 Aldryn Estacio of FLYT PATH wrote this excellent first look at the DJI Phantom 3.  We are republishing this with his permission.  We recommend checking out Aldryn’s work at his site. Phantom 3 Buy Now The Phantom 3 was recently announced and I’m excited to share with you my experience with this amazing craft. DJI released two versions of the Phantom 3, the Professional Version (4k video) and the Advanced Version(1080p 60fps video). I’ve been test flying the Phantom 3 Advanced now for the past couple…

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DroneDeploy Announces Partnership with DJI

DroneDeploy We are very excited to see more drone-related announcements coming out today and this one comes from DroneDeploy once again.   DroneDeploy announces partnership with DJI with software for aerial mapping, imaging, and additional drone automation which is available via an App with DJI Phantom Vision 2 Drones.  This is a big win for both companies and consumers. We reached out to Mike Winn, founder and CEO of DroneDeploy, to ask him a few more questions. Q. Congratulations on the new product! This sounds like a major step forward, how…

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DJI Inspire 1 following behind his Paramotor

DJI Inspire 1 James Allred is having a great time in this video, using his DJI Inspire 1 to follow him in the air as he travels along in his Paramotor. Yes, James has a paramotor which is, all by itself, very cool.  What is more cool, though, is this DJI Inspire 1 following behind his Paramotor. What is a Paramotor?  Per Wikipedia: Man flying a Paramotor. Image from Wikipedia. “Paramotor is a generic name for the propulsive portion of a powered paraglider (“PPG”). It consists of a frame that combines the motor, propeller,…

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My DJI Phantom flying over the River Nailborne

My DJI Phantom flying over the River Nailborne DJI Phantom Flying Over River Nailborne This DJI Phantom drone video was recorded at a village called Bridge just outside the city of Canterbury in Kent.  I drive passed this location nearly everyday on the way to taking the kids to school.  The field is normally full of sheep, but today the sun was shining and the sheep were nowhere to be seen.  I took this opportunity to get the DJI Phantom flying to record some footage of the small stream and the historical…

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