A shot of campbell park in Milton Keynes, England,
Dà-Jiāng Innovations Science and Technology Co., Ltd (Chinese: 大疆创新科技有限公司; doing business as 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 was the leading company in the civilian-drone industry. DJI’s major competitives include 3D Robotics and Yuneec.
1 History and products
1.4.1 Flame Wheel
1.4.4 Spreading Wings
1.4.5 Unmanned helicopter
2 See also
History and products
The company was founded in 2006 by Frank Wang (Wāng Tāo, 汪滔).
DJI manufactures a range of products including unmanned aerial vehicles, flying platforms, flight controllers for multi-rotors, helicopters accessories, aerial and handheld gimbals and ground stations. These products are intended for amateur as well as professional use. DJI product is sold directly on DJI’s website as well as through Authorized DJI Dealers around the world. As of October 2016, the largest DJI Dealers in the United States include Advexure, Drones Etc., and Drone Nerds.
DJI develops flight controllers intended for multi-rotor stabilization control of various platforms or heavy payloads in aerial photography. The A2 controller includes orientation, landing, and home return features. Products include GPS-Compass receivers, LED indicators and Bluetooth connectivity.
Model A2 Naza V2 Wookong-M Naza-M Lite
Number of Motors Compatible 4-8 4-8 4-8 4-6
Has Built in Receiver Yes (2.4 GHz) No No No
Hovering Accuracy (m) Vertical: ± 0.5m / Horizontal: ± 1.5m Vertical:±0.8m / Horizontal:±2.5m Vertical: ± 0.5m / Horizontal: ± 2m Vertical:±0.8m / Horizontal:±2.5m
Motor/ Rotor Configuration Quad-Rotor: +4,X4; Hex-Rotor: +6,X6,Y6,Rev Y6; Octo-Rotor: +8,X8,V8 Quad-rotor: I4, X4; Hex-rotor: I6, X6, IY6, Y6; Octo-rotor: I8，V8，X8 Quad-Rotor: +4,X4; Hex-Rotor: +6,X6,Y6,Rev Y6; Octo-Rotor: +8,X8,V8 Quad-rotor I4, X4; Hex-rotor I6, X6, IY6, Y6
DJI Inspire (悟) 1 at Mobile World Congress 2015 Barcelona
The Ronin (如影) is a standalone ground-based camera platform developed for cinematography and aerial filmmaking in professional environments. It is built for professional videography and photography and targets the film industry. By using three individual motors, Ronin stabilizes when moving vigorously.
DJI offers several add-on modules for their base products such as power management and video modules.
Module Lightbridge PMU (A2, Wookong, Naza V2, Naza Lite) iOSD MARK II iOSD mini BTU
Type (Purpose) Video Downlink Power Management On-Screen Display On-Screen Display Bluetooth Link
Works With A2, Wookong-M, Naza V2 A2, Wookong-M, Naza V2, Naza-M Lite A2, Wookong-M, Naza V2 A2, Wookong-M, Naza V2 Naza V2
Interface CAN Bus CAN Bus, Battery Connection CAN Bus CAN Bus CAN Bus
Battery Requirements 4S-6S Lipo 4S-12S Lipo 4S Lipo and Shared Flight Controller Power 2S Lipo and Shared Flight Controller Power Shared Flight Controller Power
The Flame Wheel series (Feng-Huo-Lun or Fēnghuǒlún, 风火轮) are multirotor platforms for aerial photography. As of 2016, there is the hexacopter F550, and quadcopters F330 and F450. The most recent is the ARF KIT.[1