DJI is a Chinese technology company founded in 2006 by Frank Wang and headquartered in Shenzhen,Guangdong province, China. It manufactures commercial and recreational unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) foraerial photography and videography.
According to The Economist, the company is at the forefront of the civilian-drone industry.
manufactures a range of products including flying cameras (ex. Inspire and Phantom series), flying platforms, flight controllers for multi rotors, accessories for helicopters, camera gimballs (aerial, handheld) and ground stations. These products are for industrial, professional and amateur use. Recently, the AmericanFederal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed some regulations and guidelines to ensure proper operation of these vehicles.
makes professional and amateur flight controllers intended for multi-rotor stabilization control of various platforms or heavy payloads in aerial photography. In addition to the main A2 main controller model (intelligent orientation, landing, home return), there are the IMU (damper module), the GPS-Compass Pro Plus (high end antenna, satellite receiver), the PMU (voltage alarm) and the LED bluetooth indicator (smartphone connectivity)
Inspire 1 at Mobile World Congress 2015 Barcelona
The DJI Ronin is the company’s first stand alone ground based camera stabilization platform developed for everyday cinematography and aerial film making in professional environments. It is built for professional videography and photography and targets the movie-making industry. By using the 3 individual motors to balance the system the DJI Ronin has the ability to stabilize the camera when moving vigorously.
offers several add-on modules for their base products such as power management and video modules
The Spreading Wings series
DJI S800 hexacopter
DJI has also developed a series of hexacopters called Spreading Wings (Jing-Dou-Yun or jingdouyun, 跟斗云) for carrying heavy cameras in aerial photography, search and rescue, and surveillance. In 2013, two models have been released as Spreading Wings S800 and Spreading Wings S800 EVO.