DJI Innovations

  • DJI’s controllers normally need a phone or tablet, but that can be a drain on your battery, fiddly to set up and hard to see in the bright light of day. At CES this week, the company has unveiled a new controller with its own display built in, designed for use in direct sunlight.
  • Toys today include robots, drones and AR, and if you’re lucky you can trick the kids into learning some useful skills along the way. New Atlas rounds up the best tech toys of 2018, which could make for some great last-minute gift ideas for the young’un in your life.
  • DJI has a new gimbal-equipped camera on sale in time for the holiday season. The Osmo Pocket is compact (as its name suggests), lightweight, and capable of shooting 4K video at up to 60 frames-per-second, with barely a hint of camera shake in sight.
  • For Black Friday this year, DJI has focused its deals on its more accessible drones, like the Spark and Mavic Air, as well as various accessories. The deals below will be available between November 18 and 27, but keep an eye out during that time for shorter flash sales on different items.
  • ​DJI has today released a drone for business professionals, governments and educators that's a good deal more portable than the recently-revealed Phantom 4 RTK. As it's name suggests, it's a special business edition of the Mavic 2 foldable drone that launched a few months back.​
  • ​Iconic Russian sidecar manufacturer Ural has decided that what its classic retro outfits need is more technology in the form of a built-in drone launch platform. The Ural Air comes with its own DJI Spark, with a carry case and launch platform built right into the sidecar.
  • DJI has updated its popular compact Phantom 4 drone for industrial and surveying use, with centimeter-level RTK positioning accuracy, an upgraded camera that also records extra metadata, precisely synchronized timekeeping and a purpose-built flight planning application.
  • There's no place better in the world than Photokina if you want to completely drown yourself in the equipment, culture and business of photography. We spent a couple of days putting together this giant gallery to give you a sense of what the world's biggest camera nerd expo is all about.
  • DJI has now launched the Mavic 2 series, equipping a 2x optical zoom onto the Mavic 2 Zoom, and kitting out the Mavic 2 Pro with a 20-MP, 1-in CMOS sensor by Hasselblad. New Atlas compares the specs and features of the new Mavic 2 Zoom and Pro, and the Mavic Pro, Pro Platinum and Air.
  • DJI's new super-portable Mavic 2 drones have landed, and they're an impressive upgrade from the previous model. Now, you get to choose whether you want a gorgeous Hasselblad-developed Pro lens, or a fully integrated 2x optical zoom on your Mavic – and the choice isn't as simple as we first thought.
  • Almost 2 years after the Mavic Pro made an appearance, DJI has announced the next generation Mavic camera drones. The Mavic 2 Pro is the first in the world to feature an integrated Hasselblad camera while the Mavic 2 Zoom is the first foldable consumer drone to come with optical zoom.
  • ​It's not just domestic plastic waste that's threatening marine life across the globe, discarded fishing gear and marine debris can be just as deadly. DJI has joined forces with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Oceans Unmanned to explore safer whale rescue – using drones.​