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DJI Revolutionary Software Update

Latest Software Updates for Mavic 3 Enterprise Matrice 30 and Matrice 300 RTK

DJI is introducing a major software update for its Mavic 3 Enterprise, Matrice 30 and Matrice 300 RTK series professional drone platforms. With this update, your commercial drones are now more powerful, capable and convenient than ever.

Here are the details of the update:

1.New Point of Interest (POI) Flight Mode (Mavic 3 Enterprise Series)

Point of Interest is a new intelligent flight mode that enables users to quickly orbit around a point of interest and collect comprehensive data with a 360-degree view of the target. This capability is particularly in demand by first responders and public safety agencies collecting accident reconstruction data or surrounding the scene. This mode can also be used to capture vertical structures or areas.

Here’s how POI works with the Mavic 3E series:

First, hover the drone over the target and release a Pin at the drone’s position.

Then, pull the drone back a little and activate POI mode.

You will see options to adjust altitude, gimbal angle and speed.

You can press the C1 button on the back of the remote control to lock the flight speed.

The drone will automatically maintain a constant radius while circling around the target.

2.Reducing the Low Altitude Limit (Real-Time Terrain Follow)

Real-Time Terrain Tracking mode allows the drone to fly at the same height above ground level using only its onboard sensors. With the new software update, the minimum height limit in Real-Time Terrain Tracking mode has been reduced from 80 meters to 30 meters, allowing the drone to fly closer to the surface and collect higher resolution data of the target area.

In the past, when solar power plants were flying low during their thermographic inspections, since the devices did not have terrain tracking features at low altitude, they could track the terrain after uploading the digital digital model (DSM) of the terrain uploaded to the controller as a result of several processes by creating a DSM file. Thanks to the Terrain Follow feature of the devices, the terrain can be tracked automatically from a height of 30 meters using the device sensors in all terrain conditions without the need for a second process.

3. New Camera Angle Settings for Mission Planning (Mavic 3 Enterprise Series)

You can now adjust the orientation and angle of the camera gimbal when planning autonomous flight missions. This can be especially valuable in civil engineering scenarios and solar panel inspections where the camera needs to be perpendicular (or at an angle) to the PV panels. This allows for more precise data collection and more effective analysis.

4. New Adjustable Infrared Parameter Function for Mavic 3T

Another feature coming with this update for Mavic 3 Thermal platforms is the ability to adjust the infrared parameter. You can now fix the distance between the drone and the target and at the same time adjust the reflectivity of the target. This allows the Mavic 3T to calculate temperature measurements more precisely.

5. Smart Low Light Photo Feature for DJI Matrice 30 Series

This powerful new feature is available exclusively for the DJI M30 series and enables the drone’s camera and onboard software to produce brilliant photos even in low light conditions. With the latest software update of the M30, Intelligent Low Light Photo can be found as a selectable action during Waypoint missions.

6. Zenmuse L1 Calibration Reminders for DJI Matrice 300 RTK

IMU calibration is required for LiDAR accuracy, and the Zenmuse L1 must be calibrated before, during (one flight mission every 100 seconds) and after data collection for best results. In pre-programmed missions, calibration flights are automatically added to the flight path, while manual flight mode requires operators to click the calibration button to ensure there are no obstacles within a 30m range in front of the drone. With the new software update, you will receive reminders to calibrate the sensor in the manual flight interface in the DJI Pilot 2 app.

7. Common New Features: Mavic 3E/3T, M30/30T and M300 RTK

Terrain Tracking, Integration with Mission Modes

Now you can use the super convenient Terrain Following feature available on Mavic 3E, M30 and M300 RTK drones, with Oblique and Linear flight planning modes. With the M300 RTK, Terrain Tracking is also available with Smart Oblique Capture when using the P1 sensor. This increases the flexibility of mission planning modes, allowing them to be used in areas with variable terrain.

These developments are particularly important for users of the DJI Mavic 3 Enterprise series, as the drone’s turbocharged terrain awareness feature, Real-Time Terrain Tracking, is now also compatible with Smart Oblique Capture. You can easily make 3D models of areas with high altitude differences, not just shots above the target.

When using terrain tracking for DSM, you can import your own data or download terrain from the internet in the Pilot 2 app.

8. New Auto Mission Menu on the Manual Flight Screen

During manual flight, you will find a new button that opens the automatic mission menu. In this menu, you can select flight routes or create new ones. This feature gives users easier access to mission planning in manual mode.

9. Improved Support for Offline Maps in Pilot 2 App

You can now prepare your own data in mbtiles format or download various offline maps from the Maptiler website and use them in Pilot 2. You will be able to download street maps and access more up-to-date satellite imagery or important layers of information (search and rescue) when there is no internet connection. It also offers fully offline satellite map data for users who do not want to connect to the internet for security reasons, or for users deployed in remote areas where internet is not available.

10. Cross-Compatible Polygon Mapping Mode for Team Missions (FlightHub 2 Users)

Users of FlightHub 2, our cloud-based drone operations management platform, can now switch to the new Polygon Mapping Mission to quickly respond to emerging situations. This feature allows teams to efficiently synchronize polygons across platforms for rapid mapping.

For example, during a search and rescue (SAR) mission, the commander can use his computer to draw a polygon over the area of interest and assign it to a pilot in the field. The drone operator picks up the polygon on their remote control. When they select the polygon, they show a button that will direct the drone to automatically map the area designated by that polygon.

11. New Safe Take-off Altitude Option

For DJI, safety is an important part of its design philosophy and it is constantly improving its features. This software update enhances safety by setting an altitude limit for takeoffs and improving course safety during mapping missions.

12. Password Protection for Local Data Mode

You can now set a password to turn Local Data Mode on and off. This prevents unintentional shutdown of the mode due to accidental key changes. After setting a password, you can change the Network Security Mode or configure function settings.

Other Enhancements

On the Mavic 3E/3T, M30/30T and M300 RTK drone platforms, many user interface improvements and system upgrades have been made, such as optimizing the software update prompt in the DJI Pilot 2 app and adding the ability to export logs related to different modules. Visit the website to learn more about “Thermographic Inspection of Solar Power Plants”