Man, where were all the cool things for kids when we were growing up? We had some interesting stuff but anything called the RoboMaster S1 would have been coloured in bright neon, made of semi-indestructible plastics, and would probably have been the result of a cartoon series tie-in. DJI, though, has other ideas.
In this week's Light Start we have old video footage, new trailers, a very expensive DJI drone, and a weird addition to the Pokemon line of products.
Chinese smartphone and tech-maker Huawei was placed in an unpleasant position this week, a direct result of the ongoing America-China trade war. It is possible, however, that it's not the only Chinese company entering the States' crosshairs. Chinese drone-maker DJI might find itself facing similar issues, thanks to a new alert that was just issued by America's Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...[Read More]
Drone and gimbal maker DJI has unveiled its answer to GoPro's action cameras, the Osmo Action.
South African agriculture tech company Aerobotics wants to help create more accredited drone pilots and give them work.
iStore has unveiled its Black Friday 2018 specials, and they include special pricing for everything from iPhones and Apple Watches to MacBooks and even DJI drones. If you’re not one to deal with crowds you’ll be pleased to know the iStore’s deals are available online on the day too. Another upshot is that the specials are available from Friday 23 November (D-day) to Sunday 25 November,...[Read More]
Core Group has announced that they are now a certified service centre for DJI products. That means they don’t only sell sweet flying machines, but they can also fix them without invalidating any warrantees now. “As Core Group, we are excited not only to distribute DJI products to the South African market but now we will repair these products. Our technicians are trained directly by DJI and have th...[Read More]
Drone- and gimbal-maker DJI has taken the wraps off its newest devices, a pair of updates to the Mavic Pro range — called the Mavic 2 series — that include new object-avoidance sensors to help pilots avoid crashing into things, and a choice of two cameras: a Hasselblad camera with a large, 1in CMOS sensor, and a more conventional 1/2.3in sensor camera that includes a zoom lens, which w...[Read More]
Have you ever done something you regret immediately but know that you can’t undo? That’s what the print industry risks every day, and an error like printing an ad way out of schedule can lead to a Mavic mishap… just ask drone- and gimbal-maker DJI. We knew that DJI had new versions of the Mavic Pro on the way, but not quite what they would look like. Thanks to a mistakenly published advertis...[Read More]
Privacy and safety concerns aside, drones are some of the most exciting consumer gadgets on the market today, and DJI is the best-known name in the game. With each iteration the Chinese company’s consumer drones have gotten incrementally better, and easier to fly. From automated flight paths and object-avoiding sensors to improved portability, recent models like the Spark and Mavic Air are s...[Read More]
The Mavic Air might have usurped it, but the DJI Spark drone is still worth a look. We take it for a spin and try to decide whether or not it’s the drone we’ve been dreaming of. Review unit supplied by Orms Direct. Shot using Fujifilm X-T2 and X-T20 cameras c/o Fujifilm.