DJI Mavic Pro gets an upgrade

DJI, a Shenzhen based major manufacturer of cameradrones, announced the Mavic Pro Platinum quadcopter this week. Priced $100 above the Mavic Pro, the Platinum features new ESCs and new propellers. Oh, and the colour of the Mavic Pro Platinum is slightly different. The combination of n

Updated comparison of “the phantoms” from DJI, including the Phantom 2 Vision+

DJI Innovations, based in Hong Kong, started shipping the newest addition to their Phantom line of quadcopter drones this month. The new model is the most advanced yet. The Phantom 2 Vision+ (note the plus) builds on the Phantom 2 Vision from November 2013, adding a 3-axis gimbal to a

Climbing the Devil’s Needle – bring your drone

Take a national park outside Rio de Janairo, the Serra dos Orgãos, and take two skilled climbers, then add a drone with a video camera. The footage is truly stunning. The climbers Deyvisson Bastos S. and Marcelo Vieira ascend “The Devil’s Needle” and I’m in awe