DJI offers Mavic-branded personal drone

By Stephen Frothingham

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Drone brand DJI is introducing a new drone model called Mavic Pro.

The company saiod Mavic Pro is its first “personal drone.” It’s small enough to toss in a bag and can launch quickly.

“Its unique folding design compresses the entire drone to practically the size of a water bottle,” the company said.

The drone is equipped with a stabilized 4K camera and a visual navigation system, with a 4.3 mile (7 km) range and 27-minute flight time.

“DJI has spent a decade making it easier for anyone to fly, and by rethinking everything about how a drones look, we have created an entirely new type of aerial platform for anyone to explore their creativity,” said Frank Wang, DJI’s CEO and founder.

The Mavic Pro is set to automatically return to its launch location if it ever loses contact with the controller or reaches critically low battery levels. A Precision Landing feature records a burst of video with two stereo cameras every time Mavic Pro launches, then uses both video and satellite information when it returns to land within an inch of where it took off. If a pilot lets go of the controls, the drone …read more

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