DJI Inspire 1 The future look and feel of drones


If you haven't seen the latest and greatest creation from DJI, you are missing out on what looks to be an almost sci-fi like look and feel to their latest drone creation the "Inspire 1."  Take a look at the DJI website where they have a full featured listing of the Inspire 1 and its capabilities:

When I saw video of this drone in action, I was amazed at the innovation and technology at work.  DJI has really pushed the envelope with this design and are definitely proving themselves to be leaders in drone technology.

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Some of the really cool things that stand out about this drone:

  • The science fiction movie like look.  This drone looks really amazing
  • A 4K camera with gimbal that shoots amazing footage very smoothly
  • Lifting arms that allow the arms of the drone to lift out of the way of the camera view allowing totally unobstructed footage
  • There is also a pilot and camera operator mode to allow one person to fly the drone and another person to operate the camera
  • A full-featured app that allows remote viewing of HD video and other flight data including power management
  • What looks to be a 4500 mAh battery along with an intelligent power management system
  • It uses a specially designed camera and sonic waves to allow precise indoor flying without the assistance of GPS
  • Its costs around $3000

Some of the camera specifics of this drone:

  • Video: 4K @ 24-30 fps, or 1080p @ 24-60fps,
  • Photos: 12 Megapixels
  • Lens: 9 elements in 9 groups including an aspherical element
  • 1/2.3 inch CMOS sensor
  • 94⁰ wide-angle FOV
  • 3-axis, 360⁰ rotating gimbal

Take a look at a video of this amazing drone in action.  It is really exciting to see where the world of quadcopters and multirotors is headed.  One thing is for sure - with cutting edge technology and innovative companies like DJI, the sky is the limit!