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DJI

11/10/2019
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MPs Urge Government To Properly Evaluate Economic Benefits Of Drones

MPs have urged the Government to improve public perception and awareness of drones and to properly evaluate the potential economic benefits and opportunities that they bring. The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee has recently published an in-depth document, entitled Commercial and Recreational Drone Use in the UK, which examines the rise in popularity of unmanned aircraft – by hobbyists and in the world of enterprise alike. The report calls for a white paper by summer 2020, that sets out plans to integrate drones into society, mitigating the risks... Read More

08/10/2019
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999: Britain From Above – ITV Show Spreads Drones For Good Message

ITV show 999: Britain From Above shined the spotlight on the crucial role that drones are playing in public safety, from helping to find missing people to providing vital surveillance at a derby football match. The prime-time programme was aired last night at 8pm and featured specific ‘drones for good’ case studies from numerous police forces, including Derbyshire and Norfolk who have both been supplied equipment by DJI Gold Partner and drone specialist, Heliguy. The episode showed how unmanned aircraft – including DJI’s range of drones and payloads – are... Read More

07/10/2019
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Drones Have Saved The Lives Of 279 People

Drones have saved the lives of at least 279 people – DJI announced at AirWorks 2019. The amazing statistic shows just how important drones have become for public safety and search and rescue operations. And this figure is almost certainly an under-estimate, as these 279 cases are the ones which have been documented, with many incidents sure to have been unreported or missed by popular media. 279 lives saved by drones is an amazing statistic. It shows the potential of this technology. Romeo Durscher, DJI’s Director of Public safety Integration... Read More

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DJI X-Port – Opening The Door To Fast Payload-to-Drone Integration

DJI has unveiled the X-Port gimbal – a ground-breaking fast-track payload-to-drone integration solution which will cut development time in half and help bring new and creative sensors and cameras to the enterprise industry. This universal gimbal can be quickly integrated with custom third-party data sensors, such as multispectral cameras and LiDAR sensors. I am very excited by what opportunities this presents to the eco-system. Jan Gasparic, DJI Gimbals are inherently difficult to create, design, and test, so through the X-Port DJI is providing the tools to allow drone hardware producers... Read More

02/10/2019
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Drone Manufacturer DJI Brands US Data Security Fears ‘Misleading And False’

Global drone giant DJI has reiterated its commitment to addressing privacy and security concerns which have emerged in the USA, before stressing: ‘Your data is not our business’. Over the last few months, DJI has faced harsh accusations over its data security practices, while the so-called American Security Drone Act of 2019 aims to stop federal agencies and departments from buying off-the-shelf drones from China or any other country that are deemed a national security risk. DJI has constantly rebuked allegations that its drones are being used to collect and... Read More

02/10/2019
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Drones In Public Safety With DJI’s Romeo Durscher

Drones are saving lives, transforming the work of fire and police crews, and adoption rates are ‘skyrocketing’ – these were some of the key industry insights from Romeo Durscher, DJI’s Director of Public Safety Integration, during an exclusive interview with Heliguy at AirWorks 2019. Speaking to Heliguy’s content writer James Willoughby, Mr Durscher also set out his vision for the future of drones in public safety, addressed the challenges which face the industry, shared his tips for starting an enterprise drone programme and described Heliguy’s launch into America as ‘very,... Read More

01/10/2019
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How The DJI M210 Drone Is Transforming Aerial Inspections

“For inspections, the DJI M210 is our go-to drone, because it is easy to fly and it is more stable than any drone we’ve used before – which means we can get more work done!” Those are the thoughts of Toby Townrow, Co-Founder and Communications Director of Drone Evolution, as he reflects on his company’s dynamic workflows and growing UAV programme. The Welsh firm, which carries out a range of aerial work – from roof checks to generating 3D models for surveying – turned to DJI Gold Partner Heliguy to... Read More

26/09/2019
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DJI AirWorks 2019: Heliguy to open in the USA

Heliguy – one of the world’s leading drone suppliers – is to open in Dallas, Texas, as part of a major expansion into the USA – it has been revealed at DJI’s AirWorks conference. With more than a decade of experience in the UAS industry and having established ourselves as one of DJI’s largest and most trusted European enterprise channel partners, Heliguy has decided that the time is right to bring our award-winning model of service and support to America. UK-based Heliguy – a DJI Gold Partner – will serve... Read More

25/09/2019
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DJI AirWorks 2019: FLIR Launches Industry’s First Multi-Gas Detector for Unmanned Aerial Systems

FLIR has unveiled the MUVE C360 – the industry’s first multi-gas detector specifically built for unmanned aerial systems (UAS). It will transform how emergency response teams approach chemical, industrial, or environmental incidents by providing a new level of safety, dramatically reducing time to action, and delivering a more complete assessment in situations where every second counts. Before putting the health and safety of response teams at risk, drone pilots will be able to fly the new MUVE C360 into a scene for initial assessment. The C360 houses a photoionisation detector,... Read More

24/09/2019
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DJI AirWorks 2019: Live Blog

DJI Gold Partner Heliguy is excited to be speaking at this year’s DJI AirWorks conference, taking place from Tuesday, September 24, to Thursday, September 26, 2019. We will be posting live feeds during the event to keep you updated as things happen – including new launches, case studies and important insights from drone-industry experts. Day Two – Wednesday, September 25 4pm: New York City Fire Department spoke about their thriving drone programme and discussed the unique challenges of flying drones in densely populated metropolitan areas. Promoting Drone Safety During Awareness... Read More