Daily Drone News – Monday October 25, 2020

Here are today’s most important drone news articles. We publish this post every weekday at 5:30 p.m. Some of these stories are from DroneXL.co and some of them will be from other sources. If you’d like to receive this in an email going forward, be sure to subscribe using the form below.

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DJI Mini 2 should work with the DJI Smart Controller

DJI Mini 2 should work with the DJI Smart Controller – In today’s video about the DJI Mini 2, it was shown that the new lightweight drone will use the exact same remote controller as the DJI Mavic Air 2. This should mean that the DJI Mini 2 also works with the DJI Smart Controller. Or at least, DJI can make it work through a firmware update if they so chose to.

DJI busts five common myths about the Chinese drone maker

DJI busts five common myths about the Chinese drone maker – In a special blog post, DJI busts five common myths that seem to keep coming back about the Chinese drone maker. The article addresses data security, funding, intellectual property, and dumping.

DJI Mini 2 firmware update request - RAW capability

DJI Mini 2 firmware update request – RAW capability – Hello DJI, we respectfully request RAW capability for the DJI Mini 2. It would make the Mini 2 a truly capable little drone for us drone pilots. It would not add any weight to the aircraft, and you would sell a lot more drones. Sounds like a win-win, doesn’t it?

DJI Mini 2 specifications - 4K and Ocusync 2.0

DJI Mini 2 specifications – 4K and Ocusync 2.0 – Thanks to Our Beatific World who was able to buy the new DJI Mini 2 at a local Best Buy we now know all the specs of this new DJI drone. As was widely expected, the new unmanned aircraft has 4K, but it also has OcySync 2.0! This is awesome news and was not expected at all!

DJI Mini 2 unboxing after buying the drone at Best Buy

DJI Mini 2 unboxing after buying the drone at Best Buy – Best Buy proofs to be a better leaker than OsitaLV! Today, a video appeared on YouTube showing somebody simply buying the new DJI Mini 2 at a Best Buy store. Luckily for us drone fans this person also created a video of the buying of the DJI Mini 2 and unboxing and posted it to YouTube.

DJI and Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team have lift-off

DJI and Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team have lift-off – DJI will supply the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team with the latest aerial imagery and creative camera technology to bring racing fans closer to the action on and off the track.

DJI Mavic Mini 2 mentioned in fall promotion on Chinese website BiliBili

Mavic Mini 2 mentioned in fall promotion on Chinese website BiliBili – The DJI Mavic Mini 2 is mentioned in the terms and conditions of the fall promotion of the Chinese website BiliBili. The soon-to-be-released DJI drone is referred to as the DJI Mini 2 next to the DJI Pocket 2.

Ware Raises $2.5M in Seed Funding

Ware raises $2.5 million in seed funding – Ware, a San Francisco, CA-based technology startup deploying autonomous drones for warehouse inventory counting, closed a $2.5m seed funding round.

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