DJI

  • DJI unveils a Pro version of its Phantom 4 drone

    DJI unveils a Pro version of its Phantom 4 drone

    The Inspire wasn’t the only DJI line to get a refresh at today’s intimate event in Los Angeles. The company’s Phantom line is also getting a bump, with the addition of the Phantom 4 Pro. Like the Inspire 2, the refreshed prosumer model features improved obstacle avoidance, courtesy of infrared light pulses that bring detection to the sides of the system, in addition to current… Read More

  • DroneBase raises from Union Square to pay any pilot for aerial footage

    DroneBase raises from Union Square to pay any pilot for aerial footage

    That drone in your closet could earn you some money thanks to DroneBase, a startup that delivers aerial data and footage to business clients. DroneBase’s new Pilot Program lets drone owners find gigs nearby where they can fly 10-minute missions, upload the assets and get paid if a DroneBase client wants to buy the info. By connecting idle pilots with needy businesses, DroneBase can… Read More

  • How drones will reshape the enterprise Crunch Network

    How drones will reshape the enterprise

    Most people associate drones with troops and mad scientists tinkering around in their backyards. Thanks to technological breakthroughs — including longer and safer flights — and new federal guidelines enacted this year, drone use is expanding beyond military and consumer markets and is seeping into the enterprise. Read More

  • DJI says it’s learned its lessons from the Mavic Pro delay

    DJI says it’s learned its lessons from the Mavic Pro delay

    Timing is everything. And for DJI, the timing for the Mavic Pro, the stars seemed to align perfectly. A couple of weeks after GoPro’s big unveil, the company had a folding drone of its own that was smaller and more feature packed that the Karma. And, in spite of being late to the announcement part, DJI announced that it would be first to market with its device – a decided bonus of… Read More

  • DJI improves the performance of its largest drone

    DJI improves the performance of its largest drone

    DJI sure seems to be squeezing a lot out of the final months of the year. While other hardware makers are working to push holiday gifts out the door, the company is making some upgrades to products that likely won’t end up under too many trees this December –though flying into them is another story entirely. The company recently pushed its more consumer-minded drone out the door… Read More

  • DJI Mavic Pro: 0, Birdhouse: 1

    DJI Mavic Pro: 0, Birdhouse: 1

    Our DJI Mavic Pro review will be delayed a bit. Stay tuned. Read More

  • DJI now says early Mavic Pro orders should be processed in “seven to eight weeks”

    DJI now says early Mavic Pro orders should be processed in “seven to eight weeks”

    DJI today issued a statement apologizing and detailing shipping details for the Mavic Pro. The company now says it “will do our best” to clear Mavic Pro orders received before November 3, 2016 within the next seven to eight weeks. Initially, DJI said the Mavic Pro would start shipping on October 15 and hit stores November 2nd. But what about the cash customers handed over when… Read More

  • DJI sends invites for November 15 event, Inspire 2 likely to debut

    DJI sends invites for November 15 event, Inspire 2 likely to debut

    It seems DJI is about to announce the next generation of the Inspire drone. The company recently sent invites for a November 15 event in LA with the tagline of Control / Create, clearly a nod to the Inspire’s dual-controller capability and target market of Hollywood creators. The event would be two years and one day after DJI announced the original Inspire drone. The first Inspire was… Read More

  • DJI says it’s starting to ship its folding drone

    DJI says it’s starting to ship its folding drone

    Looks like DJI may beat GoPro’s ship date yet. After nearly a week of delay due to unspecified manufacturing reasons, the company’s eagerly anticipated folding photography drone looks to finally be heading out to early purchasers. Three days after chalking the MIA Mavic Pro’s delay up to “amazingly strong global demand,” the company’s Global Director of… Read More

  • Customers are still waiting for their folding DJI drone

    Customers are still waiting for their folding DJI drone

    As GoPro took to the stage in Squaw Valley to show off its long-awaited Karma Drone, DJI’s PR rep smirkingly tweeted, “I’m watching a competitor unveil a new product. I ain’t worried about a thing.” Within a matter of weeks, the company was showing off its own answer to the foldable drone — a smaller and more feature-packed offering that indeed afforded… Read More

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