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EXCLUSIVE: DJI VP calls on drone professionals to have input on regulation and labels UK as “friendly place for drones”

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DJI’s vice president for policy and legal affairs has called on drone pilots in the UK to get involved with local and regional governments on regulation and legislation. In an exclusive interview with CDP at AirWorks, Brendan Schulman stressed how important it was for users to show the good they are doing with drones. Schulman, a prominent drone and aviation lawyer before he began his work at DJI, said: “I think we are doing well but it’s a lot of hard work and effort but of course it is always helpful to have the actual users engaged and talking to
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AirWorks 2018: Head of strategic partnerships likens drone industry to beginnings of the PC market

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Jan Gasparic, DJI’s head of strategic partnerships, has likened the current state of the drone industry to where the PC market was at the beginning of its development. He made the statement as part of a keynote talk to industry professionals at DJI’s third annual conference in the US. He said: “The drone industry is in the same place now the personal computer industry was 30 or 40 years ago.” A statement of this sort from DJI and its team is unusual for company which often remains conservative on just how quickly and at what scale it thinks the industry
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AirWorks 2018: DJI and Microsoft build on partnership with Windows SDK launch

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DJI and Microsoft took to the keynotes stage at this week’s Airworks conference to launch the public preview of their Windows SDK. The announcement was part of DJIs push to partner with industry leaders in order to enhance its ecosystem. The SDK sets out to enable drone solutions developers to wirelessly transfer images to Windows-powered edge devices, integrate and control drones and allow third-party payloads via Windows apps to bring real-time AI and machine learning capabilities to imagery from DJI drones. DJI hopes the move will 'exponentially' increase the way drones can be used and scaled up within an enterprise
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AirWorks 2018: DJI and Kespry announce Mavic 2 Pro stockpile measurement team-up

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Kespry and DJI have announced a new partnership to offer the DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone as part of the Kespry stockpile measurement solution for mining and aggregates companies. The solution will deliver Kespry’s autonomous flight and aerial intelligence experience for stockpile measurement using a DJI drone. Kespry hopes that the addition to its services will enable large aggregates and mining companies to standardise and capture stockpile data across all of its sites in the Kespry platform, while continuing to use the Kespry 2s drones to support mine and site planning operations. The company says the integration of data captured
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AirWorks 2018: Watch DJI and American Airlines inspection demo with new Mavic Enterprise

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As part of the media day before the official start of AirWorks 2018, CDP gained access to a demonstration by DJI and American Airlines on how drones can be used to carry out aircraft inspections. Using the new DJI Mavic Enterprise, the DJI pilot flew the drone around an American Airlines plane to highlight how UAVs can make the inspection easier and save huge amounts of time and money. The footage captured by the drone was projected onto a TV screen for the media to see and ,for the sake of the demonstration, it found a small sticker acting as
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BREAKING NEWS: DJI unveils new commercial drone aimed at working professionals

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The first news out of DJI’s Airworks conference this year is the announcement of the new Mavic 2 Enterprise. The device is aimed at professionals who use drones in their daily working lives. DJI has specified that it has primarily focused on businesses, governments, educators and other professionals in this release describing the device as a “reliable everyday tool that helps professionals do their work better.” The Mavic 2 Enterprise features a foldable design with controls and accessories that have been designed to extend user capability during critical operations like firefighting, emergency response, law enforcement, and infrastructure inspections. President of
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PREVIEW: DJI partners set to descend on Dallas for annual AirWorks 2018 summit

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Partners of drone giant DJI, along with senior executives from its global operations, are preparing to head to the US next week for the company's annual Airworks Conference. The week-long conference starting next Monday will showcase DJI’s plans for the next twelve months and provide an insight to technology developments at the world’s largest drone manufacturer. CDP will reporting live from the event and will be sitting down with DJI’s VP of policy and legal affairs, Brendan Schulman, and director of strategic partnerships Jan Gasparic, to get a feel for what the Chinese-based firm plans to bring to market in the
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