If you've been keeping an eye on drone news lately, it's hard to miss the extensive leaks that revealed the new Mini 2. It's an upgrade to the original Mavic Mini — sans the Mavic name — released almost exactly one year ago. The model immediately gained popularity for coming in just under the weight limit requiring registration with the FAA, TCCA, and some other airspace authorities. DJI has now made it official and is opening up orders. Read More
If you have the desire to take some stunning aerial video footage and imagery, as well as pretty deep pockets, a camera drone could be for you. They seem to have increased in popularity over the past few years, as prices become less crazy and the technology improves. DJI is one of the biggest names in the drone space, and it's just announced it's most advanced hardware yet. Read More
DJI released an update to their Android app yesterday that adds a couple of features to the two newest drones in the DJI Family, the Spark and the Mavic. With the new software, both devices now have Dynamic Home Point updating. The feature, when enabled, "allows the aircraft to continuously update the home point according to its current position while tracking a person in ActiveTrack mode."
The Mavic also picks up Quickshot mode, a feature that used to be exclusive to its younger brother, the Spark. Quickshot mode sends the drone in a predetermined flight pattern while focused on a fixed object then automatically creates a short movie with music and video effects. Read More