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Thermal drone: $3,500. 500 lives saved by drones: Priceless!

Thermal drone: $3,500. 500th life saved by a drone: Priceless!

DJI started counting and tracking the number of people whose lives have been saved with the help of drones some time ago. As of October 11th, DJI concludes that at least 500 people have been rescued by drones worldwide. This new milestone underscores the importance of drones to our societies and showcases why every team of first responders should have a thermal drone at their disposal. Cost of a basic thermal drone: $3,500. 500 lives saved by drones: Priceless!

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DJI Mini 2 review: less drone is more fun!

DJI Mini 2 review: less is more

At the end of 2019, DJI introduced the Mavic Mini, the first full-fledged camera drone weighing less than 250 grams. With the successor the DJI Mini 2, the Chinese dronemaker has retained all the right things from the first generation Mavic Mini and has made significant improvements on a number of fronts. As a result, the DJI Mini 2 is not only intended for novice drone pilots: especially after the introduction of European drone regulations, the Mini 2 is also interesting for professionals.

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DJI investigates the option to assign Cx CE labels retroactively

Dronemaker DJI says it is investigating whether it is possible to provide drones with a Cx CE label retroactively. Such a label will be mandatory in Europe after January 1, 2023, to fly in Open subcategories A1 and A2. As part of the procedure, customers would have to take their drone to a DJI service center to either have their drone upgraded or a self-performed upgrade checked.

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DJI Inspire 2 with X7 camera captures Geneva and Romandy in Switzerland

DJI Inspire 2 with X7 camera captures Geneva and Romandy in Switzerland

One of our favorite drone video producers is the Russian company Timelab Pro. Armed with a DJI Inspire 2 and Zenmuse X7 camera, the team travels the world to capture the most beautiful aerial shots everywhere. For their latest drone video, they visited the beautiful Romandy region of Switzerland. The team also made drone shots of the Swiss city of Geneva.

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DJI Zenmuse X7 18-33 zoom lens leaked photo shows up online 

DJI Zenmuse X7 18-33 zoom lens leaked photo shows up online 

An image of what appears to be a prototype zoom lens for DJI’s Zenmuse X7 camera has surfaced on Twitter. This camera is compatible with the Inspire 2 and is especially valued by high-end filmmakers and photographers because of the excellent image quality provided by the 35 mm sensor. Currently, there are only fixed focal length lenses, also known as prime lenses, available for the Zenmuse X7 camera. A zoom lens would be a welcome addition to the line-up.

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