Since we first heard that DJI were to bring out the OSMO handheld 3-axis gimbal we were very interested. Especially because we already own the Inspire 1 and the camera that the Osmo comes with is essentially the exact same camera, so if nothing else we knew the type of quality we could expect and the potential flexibility that this tool would deliver.
What made this superbly enjoyable was the FreeFly’s MIMIC that they also had available for us to use. For those not familiar with what the MIMIC does, watch the video below. In short, it is a motion controller that, through the exact movements of the operator controls the movement of the MōVI M15 gimbal whilst mounted to the ALTA.
As the growth of the “drone” industry continues, there is no doubt that more and more people will begin offering aerial services of some sort. For anyone looking for a company to provide aerial photography/videography there are number of things to be aware of when looking for someone to hire.
The “drone” industry is, like many other technology centric industries, fully of acronyms. We thought it might be useful to put together a list of some of the most common acronyms just in case you’re getting a little confused. This list is not exhaustive by any means but covers most of the main offenders.
At the end of March, the CAA released a revised version of CAP 722 (Sixth Edition March 2015) in which they clarified the rules around the use of sub 7kg SUSA in congested areas. The ‘Congested Areas Operating Safety Case (CAOSC)’ was re-named UAS Operating Safety Case (UAS OSC).
The commercial use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) is a relatively new concept, one that has come about thanks to rapid advances in technology. If you want to operate RPAS commercially in the UK you need three things…