DJI Announce Geofencing Flexibility for Enterprise Pilots

DJI Announce Geofencing Flexibility for Enterprise Pilots

DJI have just announced an update to the DJI Geofencing for enterprise users. Find out more on our latest Insider post.

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[caption id="attachment_12951" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] DJI Announce Geofencing Flexibility for Enterprise Pilots[/caption] Today, DJI have announced a huge improvement to their geofencing system for authorised enterprise drone pilots. A new and efficient process is available to select pilots who have the authorisation to fly in sensitive areas, in which geofencing unlock codes will be available within 30 minutes thanks to DJI’s staff who will be working around the clock. This development is ideal for the high demands of enterprise users that are often subject to time constraints. Keep reading to find out more on DJI Geofencing and how to unlock these areas.

What is Geofencing?

DJI use a combination of GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigational tools to prevent their drones flying close to a sensitive site. These sites include locations such as airports, prisons, power stations and other areas in which drones may cause issues. Geofencing, which may also be referred to as a no-fly zone, simply blocks your drone from taking off or from flying into a designated area. You will also be given warnings when flying close to one of these no-fly zones, making it clear that you're approaching sensitive airspace. [caption id="attachment_12946" align="aligncenter" width="600"]DJI Geofencing DJI Matrice 600 Pro in Flight[/caption]

Geofencing Unlock Process

To unlock a Geofenced area, users can head to the DJI Fly Safe portal when logged into their DJI account. They’re then able to enter basic information on themselves, drone and remote controllers along with supporting documents which will be considered by the DJI team. DJI will then attempt to respond within 30 minutes of the request, faster than ever before. Enterprise users can also include multiple drones at one time, adding to flexibility and freedom to the system. [caption id="attachment_12948" align="aligncenter" width="600"] DJI Matrice 210 in Flight[/caption]

Summary   

This new system is a huge improvement to DJI’s Geofencing system for the growing number of enterprise pilots around the world. It will likely allow public services to quickly react to an incident within a prohibited area along with a wide range of other scenarios. It highlights DJI dedication to its ever-growing enterprise sector, which is constantly expanding into new and unique industries. There’s clearly a balance to be struck by DJI between their consumer and enterprise customers as well as maintaining safety with drones around the world.
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