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What does DJI's announcement mean for P2/NV owners?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by cdr34, Nov 13, 2014.

  1. cdr34

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    I followed all the Inspire 1 teasers and leaks...
    I watched the live stream last night...
    I would LOVE to buy one...
    Unfortunately I can't justify the purchase at this point. Which is okay because my P2 N/V is great!

    Was there anything announced which will change things for us? Seems like the SDK is just Vision/+... What if we have GS?

    Thoughts?
     
  2. adanac

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    It means nothing to me as a camera operator, thankfully, because it offers nothing I'm in need of. With my P2 I can already shoot 4K, rotate 360, and see what I'm shooting via VTX. I don't require an HD feed to the ground.

    The entire time I watched the event and saw their resources and heard them talk about their success, I could not help but wish they put that kind of energy into servicing their existing customers.
     
  3. ianwood

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    Nothing. Other than we will likely be neglected that little bit more as they focus on different initiatives. SDK looks to be Vision only though I could be wrong. Inspire is a beta product. I foresee challenges for early adopters.
     
  4. N017RW

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    On a personal note...Nothing.

    The P2 is my first/last DJI RTF.

    Not saying I won't use an MC or something the future but the proprietary nature of this tier level is off-putting for me.
     
  5. UrAwFuL

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    Nothing to me. Hopefully DJI would still continue to working on the Phantoms but hyper-IOC is all I wanted (and probably more assurance for less flyaways), but other than that I think Phantoms are already good as it is especially at the price point set nowadays, it seems fair.
     
  6. cdr34

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    Hopefully SDK is the first step toward a more open-source approach... that would be nice.

    Are you talking about some sort of POI? I read that the DJI Pilot app (Inspire 1) allows you to fixate the camera and continue flying as it follows said object. I would love to see that technology (or similar) integrated into the next GS software update.
     
  7. UrAwFuL

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    Similar to the Walkera to encircle a POI. Although I'm able to pull it off (sometimes) manually, I'd like to try it automatically because I'm lazy. :lol:

    I wished they updated their GS software on non-visions to do that so I don't end up selling that one off. :lol:
     
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    +1
     
  9. SteveMann

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    It will mean the same as the P2 announcement meant to P1 owners. DJI has a few other products that fly, but that hasn't stopped them from keeping the P2 current. I suspect that there are too many P2 owners to just abandon them.