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DJI’s New Ronin Is a Remarkably Cheap Way to Shoot Like a Pro

The concept behind a gimbal is surprisingly ancient—like Byzantium ancient. But in recent years, DJI has been building an increasingly useful arsenal of gimbals that stand to upend the traditional hierarchy of cinematography. The newest addition is the Ronin-SC, a handheld gimbal designed for mirrorless cameras. Although it’s really just a variation on an already popular model, its accessible design and price tag make it a lot more significant than that implies. Read More >>

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DJI’s Super-Fast Robot Car Is an Absolute Blast

The DJI Robomaster S1 is the childhood toy I always wanted. Actually, it’s way better than that. Compared to junk like the Tyco Rebound I had in the 90's, the Robomaster S1 is faster, more sophisticated, and thanks to its Mecanum wheels, much more nimble than anything my tiny kid brain could have even imagined. And that’s before you consider the Robomaster’s built-in camera, dual blasters, and its programmability. Only there’s a cost to all this, and with a base price of £500, it’s a big one. So is it worth it? Read More >>

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DJI’s Robomaster S1 Is the Closest Thing to RC Mario Kart, and It’s a Blast

DJI is already the worldwide leader for drones, and despite recently taking aim at GoPro with new Osmo Action, it’s venturing into yet another market with the new Robomaster S1. While this might seem like a move out of left field, DJI’s robotics efforts are actually quite well established in Asia thanks to its annual Robomaster competition, and with the S1, DJI is looking to bring the same sort of passion and creativity for coding and robotics to the consumer space. Read More >>

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DJI Osmo Action Review: GoPro Better Watch Its Back

The new Osmo Action is so GoPro-like, it’s almost insulting. But calling DJI’s new action cam a GoPro clone ignores the innovative tweaks that set the Osmo Action apart. DJI has been creating solid cameras for its drones and gimbals for years. And while some of the features seem designed to compete with GoPro’s latest and greatest, the Osmo Action boasts at least one solid feature not found on any GoPro cameras—and one potentially disastrous design flaw. Read More >>

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DJI Made a GoPro Clone With One Killer Feature

GoPro, I have some bad news. Drone giant DJI just released a rugged new camera called the Osmo Action. It’s a lot like a GoPro – so much so that I thought it was a GoPro when my colleague handed it to me. The Osmo Action and the latest GoPro aren’t quite identical, but they’re so similar in size and design that it’s clear how hard DJI is biting GoPro’s style. Read More >>

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DJI is Updating its Geofencing to Keep Your Drones Away From Airport Runways

DJI would prefer its drones didn't stop you getting on your flight, so it's updating the geofencing system it uses to stop urchins flying drones where they shouldn't be. Read More >>

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Drone Maker DJI Says Employee Accounting Scheme Cost It Over £110 Million

DJI is the latest tech company to fall victim to vendor corruption in China. On Monday, it acknowledged that a group of employees had managed to inflate the costs of parts in order to funnel away profits for their own benefit. The privately-owned drone maker estimated that the scheme cost it an astonishing £113 million. Read More >>

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Can Drones Be Good?

It was a cool day in Dallas last November, when a small quadcopter lifted itself off the ground of an American Airlines hangar and buzzed towards a Boeing 777. The drone, a DJI Mavic Enterprise, had been outfitted with a spotlight, but otherwise looked a lot like what you might see your neighbour flying in the backyard. The remarkable difference was that this particular aircraft had been programmed to inspect the hull of the much larger aircraft, the jet. It could do in a matter of minutes what it would take a maintenance crew hours to do. It was, in its own way, a tiny flying robot with a job. Read More >>

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The DJI Osmo Pocket Feels Like the Camcorder of the Future

We didn’t know what to think about the Osmo Pocket when DJI announced the device earlier this month. It’s basically a tiny drone camera and three-axis gimbal on a stick. There’s a little screen so you can see what you’re filming and some smart features that help you track subjects. It’s not an action cam, the company told me. Then it clicked: this thing is a new kind of camcorder, and it’s awesome. Read More >>

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DJI’s Osmo Pocket Is a Very Tiny, Super Steady 4K Camera 

Budding cinematographers and Instagram influencers alike will probably love the Osmo Pocket. This new DJI camera system shoots 4K video and features a three-axis gimbal attached to a handle the size of a small cigar. It’s adorable. Read More >>

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Heads Up, Some DJI Drones Are Just Falling Out of the Sky

DJI has revealed that one of its drone products is having issues that are causing some to plummet from the sky. Read More >>

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DJI Made a New Sort of Super Drone

DJI just announced the rumoured (and leaked) Mavic 2 Enterprise. It looks a lot like the consumer-focused Mavic 2 series, but the drone itself can now support payloads that give pilots new airborne tools. You might say it’s a bit like taking a regular camera drone and giving it superpowers that might enable it to save lives. Read More >>

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The DJI Mavic 2 Is Our New Favourite Drone

The idea behind the DJI Mavic promises that any adventurer can take professional-grade aerial photography with a compact drone. That’s probably why the company called the original model the Mavic Pro, even though the drone had its shortcomings. With the Mavic 2 series, however, that proposition gets more interesting with the introduction of interchangeable camera systems which define each new model. This, combined with some nuanced but meaningful design upgrades, makes DJI’s new flagship drone live up to old promises. Read More >>

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DJI Releases Security Findings It Hopes Will Quash ‘Chinese Spying’ Fears

The world’s largest consumer drone maker is pushing back amid swelling concerns that its applications may be insecure, as well as rumours that it may be transmitting sensitive user data to China, where the company was founded more than a decade ago. Read More >>