Big news coming from DJI tonight: livestream

There’s some seriously big news coming from DJI tonight. I’ll be livetweeting it from my Twitter account, @TheDroneGirl, but if you’d rather just watch it LIVE, you can stream the entire video presentation right here, on this page! Stay tuned, below (more updates to come!):

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Behind-the-scenes: flying drones over a volcano eruption

Happy Saturday! In case you missed it, here’s a throwback to last month’s debut episode of their series “DJI Feats.” DJI’s Director of Aerial Imaging, Eric Cheng, takes you behind-the-scenes of an Icelandic expedition to the Bardarbunga volcanic eruption. The video shows how quadcopters can capture images of exploding magma caldera too dangerous to be approached … Continue reading

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Journalist explains using drones to hold factory farms accountable

When I first got interested in drones, it was through journalism.  Journalists keep governments, corporations and people accountable through public records, connecting facts, talking to people and gathering stories and images. With a drone, you can easily gather aerial images — which is why this man’s account of using drones to hold factory farms accountable … Continue reading

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Intel Capital is latest investment group to fund drones

Intel Capital announced today its participation in PrecisionHawk’s $10 million series B funding round. PrecisionHawk, a startup that operates UAVs for data gathering, processing and analysis, is the latest startup to receive major funding from an investment group. Since the funding round was announced, PrecisionHawk has launched a tool called DataMapper that automatically interprets data from … Continue reading

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