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DJI Media Update February 23, 2017

News   •   Feb 23, 2017 10:59 GMT

Industrial Innovation: DJI at Mobile World Congress 2017

As Barcelona gets its final preparations in place for the annual Mobile World Congress, DJI is thrilled to announce its first ever participation in the world’s largest gathering of the mobile industry.

From February 27th to March 2nd, 2017, DJI will be at Hall 8.0, Stand 8.0E11, to showcase its latest all-in-one solutions for telecommunications, creative media, energy and infrastructure industries.

For all media enquiries or to schedule an interview, please contact our PR Manager Matt Bailey at matt.bailey@dji.com.


DJI reinvents “selfies” at the Ball des Sports 2017 Charity Event

As trailblazers of drone usage in sports, we could not miss to support the 47th Ball des Sports – one of the most successful European charity events that took place on February 4th, 2017 in Wiesbaden, Germany.

For more than 100 Olympic, Paralympic, World Championship and European Championship medallists and a thousand special guests, the DJI Dronie Photo Box was the evening’s true highlight.

While DJI’s drones are already changing the face of sports footage, DJI’s latest consumer drone, the DJI Mavic Pro drone, is also revolutionising the ‘selfie’ from the air.

Take a look here at the exclusive red carpet interviews with prominent athletes and politicians shot with the DJI Osmo Mobile Silver


DJI at SIMA 2017. Bringing the ‘Future of Possible’ to the Agriculture Industry

For the first time, DJI will be attending SIMA, the annual international agricultural tradeshow that will take place in Paris from February 26th to the March 2nd, 2017.

With a new range of drones specifically designed for agricultural application, DJI is one of the leading manufacturers helping farmers around the world to work smarter and more efficiently through precision technology.

Don’t miss the opportunity to join the conversation, learn more about the exciting changes in this industry, and visit us at Booth 018, Hall 6, to discover DJI’s many innovative solutions for the farming community.

For all media enquiries or to schedule an interview on the 26th and 27th of February, please contact our PR Specialist Olivier Mondon at olivier.mondon@dji.com.


WRC Sweden: the Ultimate Winter Race as Seen from a Drone

A tough winter wonderland for a tough WRC Sweden. From the 9th-12th of February, the drivers in the Nordic leg of the championship unleashed their cars power through snow banks, icy roads and the iconic Colin's Crest jump, all rigorously filmed by a DJI Inspire 2.

Winding throughout the sharp landscapes of Sweden and Norway, the rally is the ultimate frost test for drivers, cars and drones.

Don’t let your readers miss out on the action and share with them DJI’s latest WRC video.


Drones, the Unsung Heroes of Fire Fighters

Drones are often portrayed as troublesome to firefighters but when 35 members of Chile's Drone Pilots Association gathered around some of the world’s worst fires wrapping San José de Maipo, Pirque, Marchigüe, and several other towns south of Santiago on January 31, 2017, to offer their help, the aviation authorities did not hesitate to issue flying permission.

A drone’s eye can reach places humans cannot access safely and the pilots were called upon by the national fire fighters to pinpoint the exact origin of the flames in Séptima Región and to report on the spreading fire in Linares.

The drones’ images even resulted in the National Forest Corporation changing their action plan as they showed that the real danger was not for woods close by but for an adjacent inhabited area.

Despite Chile’s Drone Pilots Association being founded less than a year ago their experience is having a huge impact on society.

For more information on the Association, images or to arrange an interview please contact eu-pr.list@dji.com.

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