The rumors have been around for quite a while — that DJI is coming up with a new consumer drone called Spark and that it was designed for a market segment the company has never tackled before. Recently, DJI sent out media invites for an event scheduled for May 24 in New York…
Tagged: aerial photography
DJI’s latest M200 caters to the rise in industrial drone applications — a market segment that was once filled by the Inspire 1. Capable of lifting up to 2 cameras, the M200 is DJI’s most versatile adaptable aerial imaging platform to date.
FLIR now makes thermal imaging possible for consumer drone users with the Duo — its latest offering that comes in a familiar GoPro form factor. The new FLIR Duo offers similar thermal imaging capabilities as the more expensive FLIR Vue but in a more compact form.
Shenzhen-based Tovsto may be a new brand in consumer drones having been in the market for only a year but that hasn’t stopped it from fielding an impressive lineup of drones ranging from small FPV racers to industrial drones.
In a bizarre move not long after it removed the Phantom 3 Advanced, Professional and 4K models from its online store, DJI has announced that it is terminating production of the Phantom 4 — making it the Phantom with the shortest lifespan since the range was introduced a few years ago.
Just a few days ago, DJI discontinued the sale of the Professional and Advanced versions of its Phantom 3 aerial photography drone leaving only the Phantom 3 Standard. This is disappointing news, especially for those who see the P3 Pro and Standard as excellent value for money and hope to get their hands on one.
The rivalry between DJI and GoPro in the portable aerial photography drone market was one of the most epic UAV battles we saw in 2016. So epic that both companies fumbled after releasing their products. Julio Ventura takes a look at how these two big boy toys compare to each other.