GoPro's end of quarter results were published yesterday and showed a 49.5% downturn in revenue from $363 million and even further percentage fall in gross profit.
DJI has introduced their Matrice 600, its next-generation aerial platform.
Crowdfunding site Indiegogo has a new 4K action cam with its sights on taking sales from GoPro cameras.
DJI, the commercial drone manufacturer has launched a new social platform called “DJI+ Discover.”
It’s fair to say that Sony’s PXW-FS5 caused a lot of excitement when it was launched. Here’s a small, lightweight, 'interchangeable lens' camcorder based around the same S35, 4k sensor as the FS7 – which means it’s the same as the F5. And that’s a very nice camera indeed.
You could accuse Lowepro of limiting the appeal of the latest addition to their DroneGuard Backpack series as it's really only designed for DJI's Phantom and 3DR's Solo quadcopters (and similar form factors). But if you have those drones you might be feeling pretty tempted by this thoroughly thought out product.
SmallHD has announced new sale pricing on their 7-inch AC7-OLED series of monitors for video production.
Tonight at 9pm on the BBC is a documentary with football icon David Beckham called For The Love Of The Game. It follows Beckham across seven continents to play seven games of football and it was hoped to complete it in a neat seven days but was extended to nine to fit in the Antarctic. What won't be clear is the two days cinematographers Johann Perry and Neil Harvey had to prep for the job.
While the drone world ploughs on unabated, there are still kinks on the growth curve as far as sports broadcasting is concerned.
The Nikkei Asian Review has reported that DJI Japan has today announced that it will begin offering corporate training programs from next month. It isn't know whether other DJI territories will be included in offering similar courses in the future. It's also not clear whether the courses stipulate DJI drones have to be used as part of the courses.
The Zenmuse XT is DJI's latest twist on their Drone fleet. This time it's Thermal imaging from the air. By combining DJI’s gimbal technology and image transmission with the thermal imaging technology of FLIR, you get tool for multiple industrial roles like fire fighting, search and rescue, precision agriculture, power line inspection, solar panel inspection etc...
Updates to the Aerigon II UAV include the launch of Intuitive Aerial’s 2.0 image stabilisation technology for full size pro cinema cameras with lightweight zoom lenses such as the Angenieux Optimo 15-40 and Canon 15.5-47 with complete FIZ (focus, iris, zoom) support with the Intuitive Aerial DOMINION controller.