How the DJI Phantom 4 Uses Artificial Intelligence

Yesterday DJI released the new Phantom 4 drone that marks a significant upgrade in terms of a consumer drone’s artificial intelligence. Here’s how DJI’s new “toy” uses depth maps & machine learning to understand its surroundings. Besides numerous general upgrades like new materials, greater speeds, reach, battery life and a better lens among other things, the new Phantom 4 features 4 additional cameras that can detect and map the environment in order to intelligently avoid objects and fly around them, as well as track people intelligently. Here at the release event of the DJI Phantom 4 in New York we had a chance to talk to Paul Pan from DJI who could tell us a little more about the science behind the new technology. Check out our video above to understand how the system works. Here’s…


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