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DJI to release a thermal camera for the Inspire, the Zenmuse XT FLIR

DJI to release a thermal camera for the Inspire, the Zenmuse XT FLIR

Today DJI is announcing a new Zenmuse camera for the Inspire, this time it’s a thermal camera, the Zenmuse XT FLIR.  A dealer put the camera onto their website earlier than planned letting the cat out of the bag. The Zenmuse XT FLIR can be mounted to the Inspire 1 or the Matrice 100 as […]

GoPro announce their new drone is called Karma

GoPro announce their new drone is called Karma

It’s been known for a while that GoPro are planning a drone for 2016, few details are known about it, other than the name, which has been revealed to be Karma. Developing a drone from scratch with its own software is no easy feat, a check on archive.org only found job adverts for GoPro’s drone […]

New product from DJI called Demorpheus

New product from DJI called Demorpheus

DJI has recently registered the trademark for a new product called Demorpheus, the description for which suggests it is a new flight controller or add-on sensor unit, possibly a consumer version of Manifold which is an embedded Linux computer used with DJI’s Matrice 100.  As seen in DJI’s Matrice and also 3DR’s Solo, companion computing […]

Is DJI planning a rover with the name RoboMasters?  It looks like it.

Is DJI planning a rover with the name RoboMasters? It looks like it.

As the year ends we were wondering what 2016 had in store so we’ve been scanning the trademarks being registered for new products and have spotted a few from DJI, the most interesting of which is RoboMasters, which will be branded with an R logo with a lightening bolt design. The RoboMaster is a car/rover […]

Back-bone release a Solo specific GoPro Ribcage

Back-bone release a Solo specific GoPro Ribcage

Back-bone who are best known for their Ribcage replacement shell for the GoPro have announced a 3DR Solo specific version called the Ribcage Air. The Ribcage Air is made from machined aluminum plates that are 50% lighter than the standard Ribcage, as such it’s far more suited to GoPro gimbals. Along with the new Ribcage comes […]

Solo firmware 1.3 adds full GoPro control but does not yet include PAL

Solo firmware 1.3 adds full GoPro control but does not yet include PAL

This week 3DR released the iOS and Android apps to take advantage of the last Solo Arducopter release which finally allows control of the GoPro in flight to change settings such as shutter speed.  This release only offers NTSC settings with PAL settings to come in a future update, hopefully fairly soon. Recent firmware releases […]