Wei Yilong, a 27-year-old amateur photographer, who established a video studio, is taking his pastime to new heights and values the density of foldable drone for aerial photography.
“The drone can fold up nicely and be brought in a bag, along with my laptop, batteries, smartphone and charger. It is truly very simple to carry anywhere compared to the drones I used before.”
The drone utilized by Wei was manufactured by DJI Innovation Technology Co and he has made use of it it in San Francisco.
“I have experienced all the drone variety made by DJI, including the Phantom and Inspire series. Nevertheless, the Mavic Pro has more intelligent functions for shooting, apart from its portability.”
The “pocketable” unmanned aerial or drone, is no longer a flight of fancy and the idea has taken off from the drawing board and into the skies. Drone producers are stepping up efforts in collapsible and intelligent products and this will see the customer drone market fly, experts said.
In the past, quadcopters as they are frequently called, appeared to be practically exclusively for photography fans, however with the launch of easy-to-carry and compact drones, normal customers are now able to buy an affordable drone for shooting images and their own entertainment.
Observing incredible potential in the backpack-sized small drone market, DJI Innovation Technology Co, China’s biggest industrial drone maker, unveiled a collapsible drone, the Mavic Pro, in September.
It is DJI’s very first drone developed to be taken like anywhere, weighing simply 743 grams, about half of the weight of the business’s Phantom 4. Its folding design compresses the whole drone to the size of a water bottle.
Furthermore, it contains more modern components. The drone can follow users as they walk, circle subjects and keep a constant height. Users can manage the drone totally with their gestures and even take a hands-free selfie.
Frank Wang, creator and president of DJI, stated: “In the past ten years we were constantly thinking of how to optimize the functional experience of drones and never ever stopped updating the items in either their look or function. We hope users can inform an aerial photography story in an unmatched method.”
Founded in 2006, the Shenzhen-based DJI presently accounts for 70 percent of the international consumer drone market, as per the company.
As per a report by IDC, deliveries of aerial photography drones reached 40,000 in China throughout the third quarter of in 2015. It approximated that shipments will increase to 390,000 units this year and surge to 3 million units by 2019, with the substance development rate reaching 68 percent in the next 5 years.