#18 Fortnite Adds Rift-To-Go

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DJI Launched A Quieter Version of the Phantom 4 Pro

The new DJI Phantom 4 Pro is up to 60% quieter than its predecessor.

Drones are pretty much becoming a staple in photography and videography now and they do produce stunning visuals. They also provide endless uses for various industries. But the one thing a lot of people don’t like about them is the loud noise it produces. DJI’s latest Phantom 4 drones plans to solve that.

The Chinese technology company announced two new Phantom 4 drone models on Wednesday. The the Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 and the Phantom 4 Pro+ V2 are now both available for purchase.

DJI claims that it managed to cut down the propeller noise by as much as 60%. That’s about 4dB less than the previous Phantom 4 model. This was achieved by using “new aerodynamic 9455S propellers and FOC ESC driver. According to the company, this offer “improved noise control and sinusoidal current”.

Apart from the reduced noise, the specs are still similar to the original Phantom 4 Pro. It still packs a 20 megapixel 1-inch CMOS sensor that records videos at up to 60fps. It also has the same flight time of 30 minutes, and sports the same design as its older brother. The newer version of DJI’s drone also retains its maximum speed of 45mph.

The Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 is available now from DJI with a price tag of $1,499. The Phantom 4 Pro+ V2.0 kit that includes a remote control with an integrated display sells for $1,799.

DJI Announces New Enterprise Kit and Thermal-Imaging Sensor For Drones

DJI announced the launch of two new products – a thermal-imaging sensor for its drones and a new development kit in an event earlier this week.

(Credit: DJI) The DJI Zenmuse inspecting a powerline.

The Chinese manufacturer just announced two new products that would give them a firmer footing on the consumer market.

The Zenmuse XT2 is the company’s thermal-imaging sensor camera. It is built in partnership with Flir and includes two imaging devices. The first one is a typical 4K camera for capturing videos and images. The other one has a radiometric thermal imager that allows it to effectively see heat.

This new camera could be very useful for its commercial applications. With both cameras simultaneously working, a drone operator can actually see what’s in front of the drone as well as the thermal radiation it’s throwing off. Nighttime search-and-rescue missions would be a good application for this drone setup. Emergency responders would also find this useful in assessing buildings that may have people trapped inside.

DJI also launched their Payload Software Development kit. The PSKD allows third-party companies to integrate their technology directly to the Matrice 200 series. This kit turns their commercial drones into an open platform for their customers to customise through the adapter they call “Skyport”.

The Skyport provides the drone’s gimbal, power supply, and DJI’s APIs. This allows sensors and devices to hook up directly without the need for cables and batteries. The adapter also delivers power and transports data from any compatible device. This is good news since the drone woudn’t have to land to manually offload data.

Pricing for both products should be available next month.

Why DJI Osmo Mobile 2 Will Be The Phone Stabilizer You Should Buy?

Avid users of DJI products have something to cheer about. This comes after news that DJI will be introducing a new improved version of its smartphone stabilizer called the Osmo Mobile 2.

 

Osmo Mobile 2: Specs, Features, Price, and Release Date

 

So what’s big about this news? Osmo Mobile 2 users will see significant changes to the popular device. One of which is the Osmo Mobile’s price. DJI is now selling the smartphone stabilizer for $129. This means that it would be affordable compared to the previous model with a price tag of $299.

 

For this year’s improved Osmo Mobile model, one of the significant change that users will be able to note is the device’s capability to support shooting in portrait. You can actually shoot in portrait mode while the device is mounted.

It should be noted that the previous model of Osmo Mobile 2 did also support portrait mode shooting, but it did not support mounting the phone in portrait. DJI said that the new model allows users to shoot comfortable while having the flexibility to hold the grip upright.

 

Also, regarding physical design, the Osmo Mobile 2 is made of high-performance nylon which is a combination of both nylon and magnesium alloy. The mixture of both chemicals gives a lighter feel of the device. DJI has also made some changes in the device’s buttons. The buttons now are simple, and the accessory mount was moved to the side.

 

The device’s battery is now replaceable with an estimated life of 15 hours on a single charge, way higher than the previous model. What we learned so far is that DJI is expected to debut the Osmo Mobile 2 next month. Pre-orders will be starting on January 23 for Apple exclusively.