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Karma firmware fix released by GoPro

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GoPro has released new firmware to enable its Karma users to take flight once again. Announcing the news on the company website, it also gave details on how to exactly update the firmware. This comes after a number of users reporting that their drone had been grounded due to what they think is some sort of GPS glitch. In response to this, GoPro released a statement which said: “If you’ve been unable to fly your Karma over the last few days, fear not. We’ve identified the cause and a fix is in the works. Our engineering team is testing a
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GoPro Karma drones grounded with owners reporting ‘GPS glitch’

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GoPro’s Karma drone has been grounded by a technical glitch, according to owners who raised the issue online. A news report by the BBC detailed that although GoPro has yet to confirm the cause of the problem, it seems to be GPS-related. The reported issue is preventing the camera-carrying drones from starting. The drone was actually discontinued in 2018 but GoPro pledged to keep supporting existing machines with the necessary software updates. A GoPro spokesperson told the BBC that the company is trying to resolve the problem, explaining: “We are aware of the issue and our engineering team is actively
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New incubated Livox LIDAR tech among DJI product portfolio showcase at CES 2020

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DJI has taken its wide product and solutions portfolio to CES 2020, including its full drone lineup, handheld Imaging systems along with introducing Livox. Livox Technology Company Limited is an independent company and says it hopes to 'revolutionize' the LIDAR sensor industry. Backed by DJI’s deep expertise in sensor innovation and hardware manufacturing, Livox is introducing two new sensors that offers a new scanning method to deliver better sensing performance at a fraction of the cost of traditional LIDAR units. By making LIDAR easier and more affordable to integrate into products and applications, Livox sensors will look to enable new
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