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DJI's next Mavic drone might have 360-degree obstacle awareness

Engadget

Now that DJI has made its semi-pro drone technology more accessible through the Mavic Air, what's it going to do for operators who prefer the Mavic Pro line? Check off a few of their bigger wish list items, apparently. DroneDJ has obtained a photo of what looks like a sequel to the Mavic Pro, reportedly just called the Mavic 2. It would still have the signature folding propeller arms, but would include at least side obstacle avoidance cameras, if not rear as well -- this could provide 360-degree obstacle avoidance. If you've ever crashed your drone into a tree while trying to record a dramatic panning shot, you know how important this could be. The Mavic 2 might also be helpful for budding aerial cinematographers.


DJI Mavic Pro: A Drone That Fits in Your Pocket and Your Life

WSJ.com: WSJD - Technology

Now I know why I own cargo shorts: That's where I'll carry my drone. It also fits in less-embarrassing items, like a backpack. The magic of the $1,000 Mavic Pro--already sold out or back-ordered in many places--is that it's a Transformer. From a brick not much bigger than a fruitcake, it unfolds into some of the most advanced flying tech...


DJI Mavic 3 announced: Everything you need to know

#artificialintelligence

Pilots can scoot along at almost 47mph, which is only a slight bump over past Mavic drones, but every bit helps sometimes. This increase in power improves the vertical speed in a big way. You'll go up into the sky at around 18mph, compared to the 11mph of the Mavic 2 series. DJI has also adjusted the lowest speed of the propellers, allowing the drone to descend twice as fast as the Mavic 2 drones.


An exclusive look at the new DJI Mavic Pro drone

USATODAY - Tech Top Stories

Jefferson Graham has an exclusive first look at the new DJI Mavic Air, a smaller, lighter and less expensive version of the DJI Mavic Pro drone. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Jefferson Graham has an exclusive first look at the new DJI Mavic Air, a smaller, lighter and less expensive version of the DJI Mavic Pro drone.


DJI Mavic Air Price, Release Date Revealed: 4K Drone Blends Mavic Pro, Spark

International Business Times

DJI has announced a new drone that combines some of the best features of the Mavic Pro and the DJI Spark. Called the DJI Mavic Air, the new $799 drone is super portable and is also capable of shooting 4K video.