DJI SDK: Skycatch Launches COMMANDER for iOS

2016-05-10

Yesterday we saw the launch of one the most powerful new mobile apps built on the DJI SDK: COMMANDER by Skycatch.
With this new iOS app, pilots can easily create high-resolution maps and 3D models by planning and safely flying autonomous missions in just a few simple steps. Data can be automatically uploaded for automated cloud processing and accessed via the Skycatch Dashboard to view, analyze, and share with clients and company personnel.

 As the advancement of commercial drone technology continues to reveal increasing economic benefits in the commercial world, the DJI SDK and software solutions like Skycatch built on top if it enable small and medium-sized business from a wide range of industries to adapt the technology to their needs.

(Skycatch COMMANDER's mission planning tool)

"Collaboration is essential in helping industry professionals evolve with technology. COMMANDER opens the doors of aerial data capture so any project manager can become a drone pilot and any job site can benefit from this new data set and workflow." said Christian Sanz, CEO of Skycatch.

Delivering unparalleled user experience has made DJI drones and Apple devices ubiquitous in both the home and workplace. COMMANDER bridges the gap between the consumer and commercial space by bringing both devices together with streamlined data capture, creating an ecosystem that serves as the premier portal for aerial data and analytics tools.

“The goal of DJI’s SDK has always been to facilitate the creation of a robust ecosystem of apps, such as COMMANDER,” said Darren Liccardo, DJI Vice President of Engineering, Systems and Applications. “Professionals know best what the use case is for our aerial platforms in their specific vertical sectors. Skycatch’s developers have made optimal use of our open APIs with their innovative mapping and modeling application.”