DJI, creator of the Phantom and Inspire quadcopters, has just updated its Geospatial Environment Online (GEO) system to prevent drone pilots from flying their machines where they ought not to fly them.
Accel and Kleiner Are Leaders in Quadcopter Investment
Per an article in The New York Times, there is a fair amount of investment happening in the drone (presumably mostly quadcopter) world. The main thrust of all this activity is for using higher-end quadcopters, such as those from DJI, for services like farmland surveys, examination of disaster areas for insurance purposes, and inspections of cell phone towers, bridges, and the like. Read more →
DJI’s new Matrice (pronounced, muh-TREESE) quadcopter should be a giant leap for consumer drones. (Sorry, hobbyists.) It’s really not so much the Matrice itself as the guidance system first being used by this quad. Read more →