Drone makers see soaring growth but dark clouds circle industry
Updated: 2016-01-26 11:23
By Zhou Mo(China Daily)
Wang Tao, founder of Da-Jiang Innovations (DJI), controls a drone in his company in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong province, May 22, 2015. [Photo/Xinhua]
At the CES, Shenzhen-based DJI, the world's largest maker of consumer-level drones with a 70 percent share of the market, launched Phantom 3－4K, a new drone in its Phantom 3 series. The model enables 4K－that is, ultra high-definition－video shooting.
Guangzhou-based Ehang also made a splash by unveiling the world's first battery-powered, auto-pilot drone capable of carrying a passenger After a two-hour charge, the vehicle can fly for 23 minutes with a passenger onboard to its destination, which can be pre-set by linking it to a mobile app.