DJI sends invitations for November 15 occasion, Encourage 2 prone to debut
It appears DJI is about to announce the following era of the Encourage drone. The corporate just lately despatched invitations for a November 15 occasion in LA with the tagline of Management / Create, clearly a nod to the Encourage’s dual-controller functionality and goal market of Hollywood creators.
The occasion could be two years and sooner or later after DJI introduced the unique Encourage drone.
The primary Encourage was a marvel of drone expertise when it launched in 2014. It packed DJI’s newest streaming expertise, capable of ship 1080p video from the drone to a controller a mile away. This was later up to date to a three mile vary, however DJI’s new, tiny drone, the Mavic Professional, can stream video over four miles. Clearly the Encourage wants an replace.
It’s seemingly DJI will pack the Encourage with among the options discovered within the Phantom four drone equivalent to impediment avoidance, improved downward dealing with location sensors and goal following capabilities. Interchangeable cameras would make sense, too, seeing DJI’s build-out of its Osmo line of handheld gimbals. Hopefully the Encourage’s signature reworking design is retained for the brand new mannequin, too. It’s simply so rad.
A picture hit purporting to be the following Encourage which appears to recommend the drone will preserve its glossy form, fast change rotor clips, carbon fiber arms and huge stance. The picture reveals the drone in what seems to be a foam delivery container.
The Encourage line sits in an odd spot for DJI. With an MSRP of $three,099 (however on sale by way of DJI at $1,999), it’s between the corporate’s client line and big, six-rotor beasts. It’s aimed extra at creators with a necessity for exact aerial photographer however with out the funding of a serious film studio.