Interview with Gabriel Kocher aka Gab707 who will join DroneDJ as a new contributor

Interview with Gabriel Kocher aka Gab707 who will join DroneDJ as a new contributor

Today, we are glad to announce that Gabriel Kocher better known as Gab707 will be joining DroneDJ as a contributor with exclusive content related to drone racing as well as with his unique perspective of the latest news and developments in the FPV world. As a means of introducing Gab707, we thought that a short interview that we conducted last week would be the right place to start. Welcome on board Gabriel!

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Drone Racing League and BMW to build the fastest racing drone [video]

It seems that all of a sudden car manufacturers are becoming interested in drones. Mercedes-Benz is testing with drone deliveries in Zurich. Porsche has a drone in their latest EV commercial. Ford participates at the FAA UAS Symposium and would like to sell you a drone with your next F150 pickup truck. And now BMW is involved in developing the fastest racing drone in a partnership with Drone Racing League (DRL). It makes you wonder who will be next?

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DJI becomes official media partner of BMW Motorsport

DJI announced today that the Chinese drone manufacturer has become the official media partner of BMW Motorsport. To celebrate and to showcase the abilities of its products, DJI has uploaded a short film to YouTube called “Night Moves“. The video shows the launch of BMW M8 GTE at the famous French racing circuit, Paul Richard and was produced in-house by the DJI Creative Studio Europe. The resulting drone footage of the BMW racecar speeding over the dark track is quite spectacular.

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BMW uses 300 drones to create flying sculpture Miami’s Art Basel

During the 2017 Miami’s Art Basel, BMW used 300 drones or unmanned vehicles to showcase their latest project: “Franchise Freedom”, produced in collaboration with Studio Drift. The drones flew outside the Faena hotel complex in Miami Beach, choreographed and were meant to resemble a flock of birds. Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta from Studio Drift programmed the drones to mimic a swarm of starlings. The drones were outfitted with lights to make them visible at night and create the dramatic visual experience as shown in the videos below.

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