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DJI Media Update August 24, 2017

News   •   Aug 24, 2017 10:21 BST

DJI Drones Make Breakthrough in Volcano Research

DJI and the University of Mainz, Germany, have completed a ground-breaking mission for volcano research by collecting gas directly from the crater of Italy’s Mount Etna.

The scientists, led by volcanologist Prof. Jonathan Castro, took innovation in their field to an unprecedented level by using a DJI Inspire 1 with Zenmuse XT thermal camera to detect the crater’s temperature in combination with the DJI Matrice 600 Pro as a frame for a multi-gas measurement box to analyse gas composition and deformation from the air.

The academic world is reacting positively and with more institutions around the world relying on drones in their quest to predict eruptions, we are moving a step closer to potentially saving thousands of lives.Watch the video.

DJI Spark Firmware Update Enhances Flight Safety
DJI will be releasing a new, mandatory firmware update this week to further enhance flight safety and performance of the DJI Spark.
The new firmware update enhances Spark’s battery management system to optimize power supply during flight. In addition, the new firmware has added support to fully integrate Spark with the DJI Goggles, optimized the PalmLaunch function for better stability after takeoff, improved the accuracy of controls under the QuickShot Dronie mode and enhanced the compatibility of the remote controller when syncing up with new firmware updates.

Learn more.

DJI Announces Back-To-School Promotion on Drones and Handheld Products

As students prepare for a new and exciting school year ahead, DJI has launched a series of exclusive back-to-school deals on select drones and handheld products, including the first-ever discount on DJI Spark and a 10% education discount across a wide range of aerial and handheld products.

In addition, we are offering an unprecedented 12% student discount on DJI Spark for those that apply online between August 22 and 24. The promotion also includes some of the most popular items among students, including the compact and foldable 4K-camera drone Mavic Pro, DJI Goggles and Osmo Mobile (both Black and Silver).

Please help us spread the word by letting your readers know about this opportunity. More information at http://store.dji.com/education.


DJI & K-Pop Powerhouse Zanybros Form Strategic Partnership

DJI is taking video content creation to new heights with the latest partnership with South Korea’s top production house Zanybros. The first successful outcome is the “Love Whisper” music video for the popular K-pop girl group GFriend, which has already generated more than 22 million YouTube views in just three weeks.

The strategic partnership will see DJI providing hardware and technical support to Zanybros’ future filming and production projects. There are also plans to collaborate on training programs for professionals, especially in the music and entertainment industry, to explore new and creative ways to produce K-Pop content.

Watch the behind-the-scenes featurette of the “Love Whisper” video with members of the Zanybros production team sharing their experiences with Ronin 2, Inspire 2, and DJI Focus equipment.

For all media enquiries, please contact us at pr.eu@dji.com.

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