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DJI Mavic 2 Pro with Mavic 2 Zoom folded
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The DJI Mavic 2: Zoom and a 1-Inch Sensor Arrive on a Pair of Folding Drones

The Mavic Pro is touted by DJI as the best-selling drone of all time. Now DJI has made that already excellent drone even better. DJI put a slight twist on the release of the Mavic 2 by releasing two different drones at the same event, the Mavic 2 Pro and the Mavic 2 Zoom. You…

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DJI july 18
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DJI Event 7/18/18: Mavic Pro 2 or Phantom 5?

DJI has announced an event in New York on July 18, 2018. The title for the event is: See the Bigger Picture. DJI’s last big event produced the Mavic Air. Will this be the release of the Mavic Pro II? Or will we see the brand new Phantom 5? Is it possible we will see…

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Retractable and removable 360 camera in a drone
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360° Camera Drones Are Coming!

360° Cameras have been around for several years now, but they have yet to be implemented in a commercially successful drone. These cameras capture everything in the world around them. There are a few reasons for the slow adoption of these cameras, but that is changing as technology improves. The cameras and software that supports…

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Stowable 360 degree camera drone
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Is this Drone a Realtor’s Worst Nightmare?

A new patent from Half Chrome outlines a real estate drone that will make virtual tours of homes better and much cheaper to produce. Your next home may be fully mapped and imaged, both inside and out, in a matter of minutes. With footage from a semi-autonomous drone, you may never again need to visit a house…

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DJI 360° camera drone
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DJI Phantom X: Fact or Fiction?

In November 2015 DJI “announced” the Phantom X. They published a YouTube video promoting the new drone, using actors and technology insiders to discuss the fictitious drone. Two years later the Phantom X still isn’t a product, but some of its features have already started to creep into other DJI Drones. We will walk you…

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drone with 360 camera

Drone + 360° Camera = Awesome

The LG 360 Cam is a small and compact 360° camera that is the perfect size to put on a drone. So we thought, why not? We put it on our Phantom 3, Mavic, Bugs 2, Bugs 3 and even the tiny Spark. Order the LG 360 Cam The LG 360 Cam records video up to…

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360 camera
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What’s the Best 360° Camera Under $360?

The hottest new trend in photography is 360-degree cameras. You can spend thousands of dollars outfitting your drone with a 360° camera system and get awesome video, so you might be surprised to find out that the best camera for you is likely the least expensive. Sure you could spend a grand or more, OR…

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