Did you know that your favorite DJI drone has a secret identity as a superhero? Well maybe not really a superhero, but according to DJI their drones have been saving people and to back up that statement, they have decided to start keeping track. To date, they have tracked eighteen incidents. Curious to learn more, follow the link below.
The report released March 14 by DJI is based on media reports published in various countries detailing 18 incidents dating from May 2013 through February. The cover photo, taken in China, shows a DJI phantom lowering a small bag of supplies to people stranded on a pile of debris nearly engulfed by raging flood waters in May 2016 in Longsheng County, China. (The report includes links to each media story, and Google’s translation function comes in handy.)
Dà-Jiāng Innovations Science and Technology Co., Ltd (dba DJI) is a Chinese technology company headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong. It manufactures unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), also known as drones, for aerial photography and videography, gimbals, flight platforms, cameras, propulsion systems, camera stabilizers, and flight controllers.
According to an article in The Economist in 2015, DJI is the leading company in the civilian-drone industry.