Zenmuse x7, camera super 35 mm per il drone DJI Inspire 2

Da DJI arriva quella che potrebbe essere  la prima videocamera digitale Super 35 al mondo ottimizzata per la cinematografia aerea professionale. Sviluppata appositamente per il drone Inspire2,  ha ottiche in carbonio per menatenere basso il payload e quindi ottenere maggiore autonomia in volo. Nuovo anche il sistema colore, sviluppato in collaborazione con Techicolor.

“La Zenmuse X7 offre tutto ciò di cui hanno bisogno coloro che generano contenuti professionali, per creare filmati aerei impressionanti e vividi, proprio nel modo in cui lo desiderano”, ha dichiarato Paul Pan, Senior Merchandise Supervisor di DJI.  Tante le novità, dal sensore  Super 35 fino al supporto, dalle lenti al sistema di colore.

Più libertà espressiva

La Zenmuse X7 è dotata di un sensore video Super 35 a 14 quit dinamici, 23.5×15.7 mm  con 24 milioni di pixel effettivi, per ottenere un livello di dettaglio notevole sia con poca luce sia con luce forte, grazie al sistema di cattura immagini a bassa rumorosità che migliora l’adattabilità preservando i dettagli in aree sia di forte che di bassa luminosità. Questo si traduce in una risoluzione mai ottenuta prima con una camera DJI integrata in un drone, e precisamente  6K CinemaDNG Uncooked o 5.2K Apple ProRes fino a 30 frame al secondo, che salgono a poco meno di 60 frame al secondo con il 3.9K CinemaDNG Uncooked o 2.7K ProRes, sempre facilmente integrabili nei flussi standard di write-up produzione.

Per le lenti intercambiabili Zenmuse X7 utilizza  il DJI DL-Mount, una flangia dalla distanza focale ultra corta per lenti 16 mm, 24 mm, 35 mm e 50 mm, tutte con apertura massima di F/2.8 e realizzate in fibra di carbonio, il che le rende durevoli nel tempo e soprattutto leggere. Per consentire la regolazione delle impostazioni avanzate ed eventuali perfezionamenti, le lenti 16 mm sono dotate di un filtro interno ND 4, mentre le lenti da 24, 35 e 50 mm sono caratterizzate da otturatori meccanici.

Maggiore flessibilità in write-up-produzione

DJI ha anche introdotto un nuovo sistema colore, il DJI Cinema Color Program (DCCS) per venire incontro alle esigenze dei clienti che fanno riprese per serie Television, pubblicità, documentari e altro.  “Per la Zenmuse X7, abbiamo elevato la nostra scienza del colore a un altro livello – continua Paul Pan – Ci siamo consultati con Technicolor, l’autorità mondiale sulla scienza del colore chief nel mondo. Sotto la loro guida, i nostri ingegneri hanno sviluppato una curva ottimizzata per la X7 che consente più latitudine senza sacrificare la qualità dell’immagine”.

Il DCCS mostra un nuovo spazio di colore D-Log Curve e D-Gamut RGB per offrire una maggiore flessibilità e various opzioni di colore durante la fase di write-up-produzione. Il D-Log estende ulteriormente la serie dinamica, mentre lo spazio di colore D-Gamut RGB preserva maggiori informazioni sul colore per supportare gli scenari cinematografici più impegnativi, fornendo colori accurati per una veloce e facile fase di write-up-produzione.

Il nuovo EI Method mima il modo in cui una videocamera si muove, per aiutare i cineoperatori a catturare quante più informazioni possibili in ogni scena, bilanciando dinamismo e rumore con various curve logaritmiche a favore dell’adattabilità durante la fase di write-up-produzione.

Il sistema di gimbal Zenmuse X7 pesa solo 631 grammi con le lenti 16 mm. Il tempo di volo del drone DJI Inspire 2 con la Zenmuse X7 può raggiungere i 23 minuti. 

Confronto con la Zenmuse X5S

Prezzi e disponibilità

La videocamera Zenmuse X7 ha un costo di 2.999 Euro. Le lenti da 16 mm, 24 mm e 35 mm saranno disponibili al prezzo di 1.499 Euro ciascuna e quella da 50 mm per 1.399 Euro. I clienti potranno acquistare un combo di lenti Zenmuse X7 che include things like tutte e 4 le lenti al costo di 4.899 Euro. Le spedizioni della Zenmuse X7 partiranno agli inizi di novembre 2017 dal sito dji.com, nei negozi DJI, negozi al dettaglio autorizzati DJI  e rivenditori DJI.

Il DJI Treatment Refresh sarà disponibile per il gimbal Zenmuse X7 esattamente come per il drone Inspire 2. 

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6K-Wechseloptik-Kamera für die Inspire 2 Drohne

Philipp Mohaupt

DJI stellt heute die neue Zenmuse X7, eine Super-35-Kamera mit Wechseloptik vor, die für professionelle Aufnahmen aus der Luft optimiert und speziell für die Inspire 2 konzipiert wurde.


Die Zenmuse X7 setzt auf ein neues Farbsystem für die professionelle Nachbearbeitung der Aufnahmen und macht Video in CinemaDNG mit bis zu 6K, sprich 6016 x 3200 Pixeln bei 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97 und 30p mit 12-bit. In ProRes zeichnet sie bis zu 5,2K bei gleicher Bildrate in 10-bit auf, kann aber auch im 16:9-Format ProRes mit 3840 x 2160 Pixel sowie CinemaDNG mit 5760 x 3240 Pixeln aufnehmen. 3,9K CinemaDNG RAW oder 2,7K ProRes sind mit bis zu 59,94 Bildern in der Sekunde machbar. Die genauen Auflösungen mit Seitenformat und Bildrate kann man sich hier in den technischen Daten zu Gemüte führen.

Der Super 35-Sensor der Zenmuse X7 liefert effektive 24 Megapixel und verfügt über einen Dynamikumfang von 14 Blendenstufen. DJI verspricht dadurch natürlich rauscharme Aufnahmen mit „kinoreifer“ Tiefenschärfe. Die Zenmuse X7 ist mit dem DL-Fassungssystem ausgestattet, welches ein ultrakurzes Auflagemaß, optimiert für Objektive mit Festbrennweite bietet. Es stehen somit Objektive mit einer Festbrennweite von 16, 24, 35 und 50 Millimeter zur Verfügung.

DJI Zenmuse X7

Jedes Objektiv verfügt über eine Blendenöffnung von F/2.8 und enthält Kohlefaserelemente. Dadurch sollen die Objektive nicht nur leicht, sondern auch besonders robust sein. Das 16mm-Objektiv ist darüber hinaus mit einem integrierten ND 4 Filter ausgestattet. Die drei anderen Objektive bieten einen mechanischen Verschluss.

Mit der Zenmuse X7 kommt auch DJIs neues Cinema Color System (DCCS). Dieses ist in Zusammenarbeit mit Technicolor entstanden und verfügt über eine neue D-Log Kurve und einen neuen D-Gamut RGB-Farbraum, um mehr Flexibilität und Farboptionen in der Nachbearbeitung zu erlauben. D-Log erweitert den Dynamikbereich, während der D-Gamut RGB-Farbraum für präzise Farben sorgen soll und für eine schnelle Nachbearbeitung mehr Farbinformationen erhält. Es gibt einen neuen EI-Modus, der „die Arbeitsweise einer Filmkamera“ imitiert und hilft möglichst viele Informationen in jeder Szene festzuhalten. Dynamikumfang und Rauschen werden dabei mit verschiedenen Log-Kurven ausbalanciert.

Die Zenmuse X7 wiegt 449 Gramm (ohne Objektiv) und misst, 15,1 x 10,8 x 13,2 Zentimeter. Mit einem Gewicht von nur 631 Gramm beim 16mm-Objektiv soll die Zenmuse X7 in Verbindung mit der Inspire 2 bis zu 23 Minuten in der Luft bleiben.

Die Zenmuse X7 allein kostet 2.999 Euro. Der Preis für das 16mm, 24mm und 35mm Objektiv beträgt jeweils 1.499 Euro. Das 50mm Objektiv kostet 1.399 Euro. Ein Set mit allen vier Objektiven bekommt man für 4.899 Euro. Die Kamera wird Anfang November verfügbar sein.

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Die DJI Zenmuse X7 kann mit bis zu vier verschiedenen Festbrennweiten ausgestattet werden. Jede mit Blene F/2.8.

Die DJI Zenmuse X7 macht 6K CinemaDNG und kann 5,2K in ProRes aufzeichnen.

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New Drone Entire world Inspire 2 Premium Pack Incorporates DJI Goggles and CrystalSky Monitor

DJI Inspire 2 Premium Pack

In the compendium of drones offered by global drone leader DJI, the Inspire 2 is the cream of the crop. It should arrive as no surprise then that Drone Entire world, the king of kits, would craft an awe-inspiring DJI Inspire 2 x5s Premium Pack to flawlessly enhance all the great strengths of the Inspire 2. Their newest up grade kit pulls no punches, offering drone pilots a number of worthwhile solutions: an special quality wheeled challenging case, an excess remote controller, Crystal Sky monitor, DJI Goggles, aim wheel, battery bank, Iphone cable, quality lens filters, lanyard, 3 excess batteries, a DW sunshade, 64gb u3 rated memory card & reader, and a mini drone.

“Given that the DJI Inspire 2 is this sort of an superior drone, we understood that our Enhance kit for the DJI Inspire 2 Premium Pack needed to be exclusive, and we are quite very pleased of the final item,” reported Stephen McKenna, President and Founder of Drone Entire world. He ongoing, “Being a excellent golfer goes a lengthy way, but have the finest clubs considerably boosts your talents – the same is true for having all the finest drone equipment professionally arranged in the finest challenging case on the marketplace.”

The kits at Drone Entire world proceed to exceed expectations, and nowhere is this extra apparent than with the DJI Inspire 2 Wheeled Tough Case, a case intended by a military contractor and highlighted in RotorDrone journal (America’s Prime Drone Journal). This adaptable case blows away the competitors, with room for 16 further batteries, 4 charging hubs, a cutout for the aim wheel and bracket. Furthermore, you can keep 2 cameras and 3 further digital camera lenses! Built for sturdiness, the case is waterproof, and makes use of ultra hard synergy basefoam on top rated of a ultra strong white foam topper (new for 2017). Due to the fact the Inspire 2 relies on two batteries and typically flies for 20-25 minutes, excess battery storage for extra traveling is a feature just about every pilot can value. Also of notice is a new principle: the “On Deck” battery storage technique that will allow the pilot to interesting down batteries before storing them, effectively prolonging battery lifespan.

A person of the most handy features of the up grade kit is the DJI Inspire 2 aim wheel, which will allow pilots to simply change the aim of the x5s digital camera manually. It will make it significantly easier to use and high-quality tune the aim, instead than use the hidden, on-display screen choice.The DJI Inspire 2 Goggles feature the finest resolution of any FPV Goggles on the marketplace: 3840×1080 and can operate for 6 hrs on a one cost. One more a must have addition to the kit is the Inspire 2 DJI Crystal Sky LED Displays, which are 4x as vivid as common cell equipment. It also utilizes optimized movie decoding to decode movie in true-time to deliver large high-quality movie with minimal latency.

Three quality Inspire 2 lens filters are bundled in the quality pack:

ND8/CPL: A neutral density filter intended for shooting on sunny times, the ND8 cuts down on the volume of light getting into the lens although the round polarized lens reduces reflections via h2o and glass.

ND16/CPL: One more neutral density filter, the ND16 will allow 1/16 of the volume of light via although also minimizing reflections through the CPL.

ND2-400: This lens is variable, allowing for pilots to change the filter to their liking.

All of the digital camera filters are compatible with both the X5S and X4S Zenmuse Cameras, which buyers can pick among in the Inspire 2 Premium Package deal.

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DJI Ronin 2 for DCS



Stuart Crim and Patrick Moynahan give an overview of DJI most up-to-date gimbal technique, the Ronin 2 as section of the DCS Digicam Assistance and Accessories celebration held August 22, 2017 at Canon Burbank.

Taking Flight with DJI’s Inspire 2 Drone

If the Phantoms are the “point-and-shoot” versions of the drone entire world, the Inspire course are the DSLRs. It’s right here you’ll discover interchangeable lenses larger, a lot more sturdy aircraft velocity and maneuverability that’s just not possible with the more compact Phantoms.

All that comes at a significant step up in cost, on the other hand. The place you’ll pay out $1,499 for a Phantom 4 Professional, the Inspire 2 can operate from $2,999 to $6,198 for a high quality combo that consists of an interchangeable lens digicam and CinemaDNG/ProRes recording aid. We turned the Inspire 2 above to N.J. photographer and director David Patiño to see if the added bucks manufactured feeling.

Options

At the coronary heart of the Inspire 2 is a new picture processing program that can history CinemaDNG and ProRes video at up to 5.2K resolution from the Zenmuse X5S digicam. It provides little bit fees as large as 100Mbps when recording in both the H.264 or H.265 codec. It also supports burst modes up to 20 fps and 3D LUTs. The drone can be outfitted with both the fixed lens X4S or the interchangeable lens X5S cameras—however the X4S won’t aid Uncooked or ProRes recording.

We analyzed the bigger-high quality X5S digicam which features a 20-megapixel Micro 4 Thirds sensor and lens mount. The digicam just can’t fly with each MFT lens on the current market, but does perform with 8 versions from DJI, Olympus and Panasonic. For our check, the digicam was outfitted with the DJI 15mm/1.7 ASPH lens.

The X5S can history 4K video at 4096 x 2160/60p in H.264 and H.265. It can history 5.2K (5280 x 2972) at 30p in both Cinema DNG or ProRes. To history in Uncooked, ProRes or to help you save Uncooked stills in burst manner, you’ll need to use DJI’s CINESSD memory, but you can use microSD playing cards for all the relaxation. It utilizes an digital shutter with a velocity vary from 8 – 1/8000 sec. You will appreciate an ISO vary of 100-6400 for video and a slightly larger 100-25600 vary for stills.

The Inspire 2 is outfitted with a number of sensors to help obstacle avoidance and safer autonomous flight. There is now, fortunately an upward-facing sensor to help it keep away from larger hurdles (Patiño’s Inspire 1 endured for a lack of one particular when it collided with an overhead tree department on a return-to-home flight.) There are also downward-facing and ahead-facing sensors.

Layout

Like the Inspire 1, the Inspire 2 has landing equipment that retracts on takeoff, giving the digicam ample place to pivot. Compared with the first craft, the Inspire 2 is developed from sturdier magnesium alloy. It appears to be like sleeker than the first, even if it retains the similar shape as the earlier product.

Just one quite nice design and style change was to the battery. The place the first Inspire was driven by a single 129Wh battery, the Inspire 2 utilizes a pair of 98Wh batteries that are self-heating, enabling the craft to fly in colder problems. Given that the new batteries are underneath 100Wh, you’re also allowed to have a larger number of them on an airplane—the FAA imposes a limit of just two batteries if they’re higher than 100Wh. It’s a delicate but welcome swap for people who have to travel with their drone.

The bundled distant has a hinged arm for holding a smartphone or pill. Getting utilized the newer distant for the Phantom 4 Professional with a developed-in display screen, Patiño says he vastly prefers fobs with developed-in displays. “The DJI Go app has so a great deal likely on now that it’s crowded on my Iphone,” he says. Like earlier fobs, it utilizes a developed-in battery, which Patiño says is not great.

Image High quality and Overall performance

The picture high quality from the Inspire 2 is “gorgeous,” Patiño tells us. “Everything came out quite nice and the interchangeable lens mount actually gives you flexibility.” With a great deal better dynamic vary and low light-weight ability than the Phantom versions, the Inspire 2 absolutely justifies its better price when it comes to imaging, Patiño says.

When the Inspire 2 does offer a great deal better optical flexibility than earlier DJI drones, the lens selection for the X5S is still fairly restricted to a selection of generally wide-angle key lenses (the longest is a 45mm Olympus f/1.8—equivalent to a 90mm when the MFT crop factor is accounted for). It’s easy to understand, offered the load and balancing constraints, but it would still be nice to have a couple of a lot more focal size possibilities.

The Inspire 2 can fly fast plenty of that people going from a Phantom drone may well encounter a short instant of fear—or elation. With a max velocity of 58MPH in Sport manner, it’s almost 20MPH speedier than a Phantom 4. However, in spite of this added horsepower, the craft is exceptionally responsive. “It’s a great deal a lot more stable in flight” than the Phantoms, Patiño says. “It’s like a flying tripod.” We loved about 22 minutes of flight time on a fully charged pair of batteries but in fairly windy problems. You will have a lot more flight time with the lighter X4S digicam mounted.

Base Line

The Phantom-course drones have develop into so very good, in phrases of both of those picture high quality and flying smarts, that the Inspire-course appears to be like like it’s filling a more compact and more compact market. Grappling with the sizing, not to point out the price, of the Inspire 2 implies you’ll actually need the step-up in picture high quality to justify the transfer. That claimed, the Zenmuse digicam has improved immeasurably thanks to the step up into the Micro 4 Thirds universe. If you have an Inspire 1 and have been on the lookout to improve, Patiño tells us the Inspire 2 justifies the transfer.

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Professionals:
Outstanding picture high quality expert video codec aid exceptionally stable in flight interchangeable lenses improved battery quick to work.
Drawbacks: Remote battery not removable distant lacks developed-in display screen restricted lens selection.
Cost: $6,198 (with X5S digicam & CinemaDNG/ProRes license)

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NASA’s Inspire Day teaches next generation with today’s interns

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NASA Inspire Day is a program to designed to teach children STEM focused projects.
Produced by Ralph Musthaler

 

At NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on July 20, students in grades 3-12 rotated around stations with names like “climate is key,” “snap circuits,” “alien exploration” and “slime.” 

As the young minds worked through their activities, Wallops’ summer interns tested their hypotheses with questions and suggestions. At the end of each 25-30 minute time period, the students had successfully completed an experiment and could reap the rewards by playing with gooey slime or turning on and off an electric circuit. 

The event held from 8:30 a.m. to noon was Wallop’s Inspire the Next Generation Day, put on by the education team and summer interns for Wallops NASA and Navy staff members’ young children or relatives. 

“They spend a day to inspire each other,” Patricia Benner, NASA education specialist, said. “So, our interns are being inspired by the next generation and our next generation is being inspired by our interns who are role models they can relate to.” 

The annual event began as a take on the classic take-your-child-to-work day. Employees could bring sons, daughters, grandchildren and cousins to participate for free. This year’s Inspire Day hosted about 57 students, Benner said. 

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“Students in grades 3-12 will go through interactive stations and engage in activities that showcase current NASA Wallops missions, helping children learn about NASA’s unique content and exploring careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM),” according to a press release. 

Benner said the interns collaborated with the education team to create a project for the young students based on their summer work. Wallops has 27 interns this summer, she said, varying from undergraduate to high school students. 

Monica Daula Colon is a 21-year-old college junior from Puerto Rico majoring in mechanical engineering and minoring in aerospace. She said her dream as a child was to work for NASA and study engineering. It’s now coming true through her internship.

When Daula Colon heard about Inspire Day, she was happy to participate. She worked with third-sixth grade students at the balloon rocket station. The goal was to create rockets out of balloons and attach them to a straw. The students attached the rockets to a string and let go of the end of balloon, allowing it to take off on the designated path.  

“I thought (Inspire Day) was a great idea and I was really happy to do it because I would have loved to have this kind of activity (when) I was their age,” she said.  

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Students participate in an experiment involving a modular plastic circuit board during NASA Inspire Day at Wallops Flight Facility on Thursday, July 20, 2017.  (Photo: Staff photo by Ralph Musthaler)

Jacob Hickman is a 20-year-old college senior originally from the Eastern Shore and is majoring in engineering, physics and math at Randolph–Macon College. His activity was to show 3-6th grade students the difference between non-Newtonian fluids and Newtonian fluids.  

He said Inspire Day was a great way to show young students how science can be fun. 

“I think the word inspire that they picked for the title is such a great thing,” he said. 

For the interns, Benner said the day acted as outreach. The students could discuss what they’re working on, practice public speaking skills and make community connections. For the younger students, the day acted as an opportunity to learn more about NASA and instill a passion for STEM topics. 

“They see that science is fun,” Benner explained. “They see that science is relevant to authentic work and projects that their parents do. … They see all the different kinds of things that happen here.”

Tom Widmyer is a mechanical engineer at Wallops and brought his 8-year-old son to Inspire Day. He said his son is always curious about his work.

“He’s decided already he wants to be an electrical engineer,” Widmyer said.    

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Sharone Corbin is a project support specialist in the safety office at Wallops. Her son is 13 and participated in the day’s activities.

Corbin said he’s always curious about what she’s doing at NASA. 

“It gives (the young students) ideas of what they might what to do when they grow up and gives them a piece of NASA,” she said.

For Benner, NASA always has one objective when hosting the younger generation during its educational activities.  

“The ultimate goal of everything we do here is to inspire the next generation of engineers, scientists and technicians,” she said. 

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