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Skycatch Commander review: how to make maps using a DJI Phantom

Want to make aerial maps using your DJI Phantom?

The Skycatch Commander app makes it incredibly easy to generate map using nothing more than your DJI Phantom, your smartphone, Skycatch’s Commander app and about 15 minutes of time (during which you totally can multi-task).

I tried out Skycatch’s app for the first time this weekend, and believe it or not it was my first time EVER flying a FULLY autonomous mission. I’ve utilized the autonomy in drones to return drones to home, to follow me, to orbit an object, etc. but I’ve never simply hit a button and seen a drone take off, fly waypoints, and land, all by itself, until today. It’s awesome!

And the best part is, it collects data that can actually serve a useful purpose.

San Francisco startup Skycatch, which has raised $41.67 million in 6 funding rounds, developed an iOS app called Commander, which can plan, manage and automate flights with DJI drones. Continue reading Skycatch Commander review: how to make maps using a DJI Phantom