On the eve of IBC (and actually at consumer trade show IFA in Berlin), Chinese drone leader DJI launched a new drone, dressed up an existing one and added a panoramic photo mode for the Spark mini-camera drone.
Regulatory issues are key to the deployment of drones and the need for a more uniform set of rules has been acknowledged by regulators in the US and UK. While a more streamlined and relaxed regulatory environment would benefit filmmakers in the US in particular, the driver is undoubtedly Amazon w
Drones have revolutionized the way filmmakers approach aerial work today, allowing anyone to get incredible landscape shots without the need for hiring out a helicopter and pilot, which can be expensive. With a multitude of new production techniques available, however, come new challenges in the world of post production.
DJI has timed a raft of announcements for CES including a new aerial mapping app, a limited edition Phantom 4 drone and a prototype ultra-bright monitor developed specifically for outdoor aerial imaging operators.