The Rise Of The Drone

The age of drone has arrived! In recent years the popularity of drones has gain momentum and is growing fast. More and more people are getting into this hobby of flying drones. In 2015 the drone industry generated about US$3.3 billion. The economist forecast that it will hit about US$8.4 billion by the end of 2019 as the demand continue to grow. The drone has become a new phenomena in photography and video capture as it could capture view from angle which is difficult to capture before its emergence.

The drone or UAV (unmanned aerial system) has been used by the militaries. Some were use for surveillance and some are armed with weapons. The term “drones” often conjures up safety or privacy concern. However the hobbyist drones  or personal drone are mainly use to viewing and filming  and capture scenic photo or video of  terrain or area from high altitude. They are also use in industries such as movie filming, farming, mining and constructions to view site, terrain or crops. Today it has also become an important tool in fire fighting as it can help fireman to have a proper aerial view of a burning area such as a forest fire.

Most of the hobbyist drone or personal drones are use for recreational filming and aerial viewing.A reasonable good quality personal drone can be purchase at around US$1000. The personal drone comes in various shapes and sizes. Most of them are light and small enough to be carried by one person.

Personal drone are remote controlled vehicles with camera mounted on them. They are capable to provide still images and videos, unlike satellite, they can deliver those images even on a cloudy day. In the past to view an area or to capture photos of an aerial view is not easy. You can only do it from an airplane which also is costly.With the emergence of drone all this are made possible and it does not cost much. More over drone allow a person to capture photos or videos from angle which is difficult to capture before this.Today the drone fever has gripped all walks of life. Be it for recreational, commercial, professional or even military use, drone will have an impact in the life of mankind.  

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The age of drone has arrived! In recent years the popularity of drones has gain momentum and is growing fast. More and more people are getting into this hobby of flying drones. In 2015 the drone industry generated about US$3.3 billion. The economist forecast that it will hit about US$8.4 billion by the end of 2019 as the demand continue to grow. The drone has become a new phenomena in photography and video capture as it could capture view from angle which is difficult to capture before its emergence.

The drone or UAV (unmanned aerial system) has been used by the militaries. Some were use for surveillance and some are armed with weapons. The term “drones” often conjures up safety or privacy concern. However the hobbyist drones  or personal drone are mainly use to viewing and filming  and capture scenic photo or video of  terrain or area from high altitude. They are also use in industries such as movie filming, farming, mining and constructions to view site, terrain or crops. Today it has also become an important tool in fire fighting as it can help fireman to have a proper aerial view of a burning area such as a forest fire.

Most of the hobbyist drone or personal drones are use for recreational filming and aerial viewing.A reasonable good quality personal drone can be purchase at around US$1000. The personal drone comes in various shapes and sizes. Most of them are light and small enough to be carried by one person. Personal drone are remote controlled vehicles with camera mounted on them. They are capable to provide still images and videos, unlike satellite, they can deliver those images even on a cloudy day.

Dji Phantom

One of the popular drone in the market  is the Dji drone. These are the popular models.

Dji,Phantom 3 Standard, Phantom 3 Advanced, Phantom 3 Professionals and Phantom 4 It has many built in features that enable them to be easily maneuvered and controlled. It can stay hover in place automatically after take off waiting for your command. You can pause it and it will stay hover at the position you pause it until you command it to move again. You can also set the height and distance limit for it to fly. It will stop once it reach the set limit. It have features such as  built in GPS  that records the take off point to enable the drone to fly back to you if the control signal is loss or if you command it. You also can see its position, the direction it is facing  via the live GPS map on your mobile device as it send back its position so that you can guide it back instantly and this also enable it to calculate how much longer it can fly and it will send a signal to you to land when the battery is low  and it can automatically fly back to you and land if needed.

A Brief Introduction on Dji Phantom Drones

 

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 Dji Phantom 3 Standard is a good model  for the beginners. It has an approximately  25 minutes flight time and comes with a built-in camera that can shoots 12 megapixel photos and capture 2.7K video. The Dji Phantom 3 Standard is design to be easily controlled or maneuvered, versatile and has good stability to produce quality photos and quality videos which is  remotely control by the 4G WiFi  Video Down link remote controller. It is powered with a 4S 15.2 4480mAh Intelligent Flight battery.

 

          Dji Phantom 3 Professional

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  Dji Phantom 3 Advanced

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DJI Lightbridge Video Down Link Remote controller

 

Dji Phantom 3 Advanced and Dji Phantom 3 Professional

Dji Phantom 3 Advanced is for intermediate users also comes with a built-in camera that can capture 12 mega pixel photos and 2.7K video. However Phantom 3 Professional  has a built in camera that captures up to 12.4Mp photo and 4K video which can capture high resolution photo and video is a good choice for professional users who involve in movie production or media publishing. Both also can be easily controlled or maneuvered, versatile and has good stability to produce quality photos and movie quality videos using Dji Lightbridge Video Down Link remote controller which has a range of 5Km and built in features that can give the user precise, full control and information from the drone when flying at a long distance, uses 4S 15.2 4480mAh Intelligent Flight battery to power its flight. Both has an approximately 23 minutes flight time.

This drone has a skeleton that is made of magnesium which make it light and minimize vibration, it also has a new design which improve its balance which make it more agile and precise. Has some enhance and additional feature that gives the user a better navigation, speed control and easier to capture smooth cinematic movements. Just like the Phantom 3 Professional  it has a built in camera that is capable to capture12.4 Mp photos and 4K video and Dji Lightbridge Video Down Link remote controller which has a range of 5Km. However Phantom 4 has an increase of 25% in its flight time (up to 28 minutes) because it is powered by a 5350mAh Intelligent Flight battery.

An ideal drone for those who are targeting high quality aerial photography and cinematography.

phantom 4Dji Phantom 4

This drone has a skeleton that is made of magnesium which make it light and minimize vibration, it also has a new design which improve its balance which make it more agile and precise. Has some enhance and additional feature that gives the user a better navigation, speed control and easier to capture smooth cinematic movements. Just like the Phantom 3 Professional  it has a built in camera that is capable to capture12.4 Mp photos and 4K video and Dji Lightbridge Video Down Link remote controller which has a range of 5Km. However Phantom 4 has an increase of 25% in its flight time (up to 28 minutes) because it is powered by a 5350mAh Intelligent Flight battery.

An ideal drone for those who are targeting high quality aerial photography and cinematography.


Before You Fly Your Drone:

The recreational drone fever escalating since 2015 and the demand for drone is expected to soar even higher as more and more people is getting into it. However many people are not aware of the do and don’t of flying a recreational drone. Here are few things you need... read more