DJI Unveils DJI Avata 2 Drone

On April 11, DJI unveiled the new generation of first-view flight experience drone, DJI Avata 2, and its supporting control hardware, DJI Flight Glasses 3 and DJI Traversing Stick 3. Compared with its predecessor, Avata 2 has gained all-around enhancements in terms of flight, image, safety, and endurance performance. With the latest Aviation Glasses 3 and Traversing Stick 3, Avata 2 enables somatosensory control of flight with a turn of the head or wrist. Aviation Glasses 3 features a 1080P Micro-OLED HD screen with a refresh rate of up to 100 Hz and supports diopter adjustments from 200 diopters for distance vision to 600 diopters for near vision. The new Live View Window feature allows users to view the outside world through the exterior camera on the front of the glasses without removing the glasses. With the DJI FPV Remote 3, pros can also unlock M (manual) gear for a more advanced flight control experience.

In terms of imaging, the Avata 2 image sensor size has been upgraded to 1/1.3 inches, with an effective pixel count of 12 megapixels, 10-bit D-Log M color mode, and the ability to capture 4K/60fps HDR video. Combined with the 155° wide field of view, the Avata 2 can produce a 4K ultra-wide low-altitude view that is different from the 82° standard view of traditional aerial cameras. Equipped with a new generation of DJI O4 transmission technology, it can realize a transmission distance of up to 13km, a minimum transmission delay of 24ms, and supports 1080/100fps HDR image quality and a maximum transmission bit rate of 60Mbps. The endurance is also improved, with a maximum flight time of 23 minutes and PD fast charging.

Hanvon Launches New N10 and N10 Mini

Hanvon Technology launched two new handwritten notebooks on April 10: the N10 2024 and N10 Mini 2024. The N10 2024 has a 10.3-inch screen, a 6,000 mAh battery, weighs 390 grams, and has a thickness of only 5.5 millimeters. Compared to its predecessor, it has a new speaker and four microphones, supports multi-role accurate voice recognition and automatic organization of meeting minutes, and is priced at RMB 2,399 for the 4GB+64GB configuration.

The N10 Mini 2024 is powered by a 3500 mAh battery, weighs 240 grams, is 5.6 mm thick, has a 7.8-inch screen with 300 dpi resolution, and utilizes a 16-level grayscale technology to simulate a 256-level grayscale effect for enhanced screen light transmission. This version is upgraded from its predecessor with a digital electromagnetic pen and microphone noise reduction technology to improve far-field recognition efficiency.The 2GB+32GB version is priced at RMB 1,879 and the 4GB+64GB version is priced at RMB 2,279.

Sony Announces AI PTZ Camera (Intelligent Composition)

Sony launched its new AI PTZ camera (Intelligent Composition), the BRC-AM7, on April 11, which integrates advanced AI technology to recognize subjects and automatically track moving targets. Equipped with a 20x optical zoom and 4K 60P image quality, it works in tandem with Sony’s imaging systems and is designed to streamline video capture for conferences, broadcasts, live events and sports programs.

The BRC-AM7 utilizes a 1.0-type 4K stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor and the BIONZ XR next-generation image processor to support 5K oversampled 4K video output and HDR high dynamic range images. The camera has a built-in electronic variable ND filter that can be infinitely adjusted from 1/4 to 1/128 stops, and an AI composition function that recognizes the subject through the built-in AI analysis module and accurately tracks the details of the human body’s posture, head, face, and clothing, etc. The BRC-AM7 is also equipped with a Trace Preset function, which supports the registration and recall of the camera’s composition parameters, making it easy to reproduce preset shooting effects. In terms of interface configuration, the model provides 12G-SDI and HDMI outputs, as well as 3G-SDI output. For audio, there are two XLR 3-pin jacks and a 3.5mm stereo input. Internal recording is also supported with dual SD/CFexpress Type A card slots.The BRC-AM7 is expected to be available in early 2025.

Google Announces AI Features in Photos Open to All Users

On April 11, Google announced that AI-enhanced editing features in Photos will be available to all users for free.

Google Photos AI-enhanced editing features include Magic Eraser, which removes unwanted items from photos; Photo Unblur, which uses machine learning to make blurry photos clear; and Portrait Light, which allows users to change the light source of a photo after the fact. light source after the fact, among other features.

These tools used to be the hallmark of Google’s high-end Pixel phones and the draw of the Google One cloud storage subscription service. But with the proliferation of AI-driven editing tools on the market, Google has decided to make this series of AI photo editing features available to more users for free starting May 15, with the rollout taking a few weeks to reach all Google Photos users. There are some hardware requirements to use these tools, such as a Chromebook Plus with at least 118 or at least 3GB of RAM for ChromeOS devices, and Android 8.0 or higher or iOS 15 or higher for mobile devices.

Apple Admits to ‘Ghost Touch’ Issues with Various Apple Watches

According to an April 11 report from MacRumors, Apple authorized service providers recently received a memo from Apple stating that the touch issues experienced with the Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2 may also affect the Series 7, Series 8, and Ultra 1 models. Authorized service providers should not directly replace an Apple Watch experiencing a “ghost touch” issue, but rather recommend that users try a forced reboot to resolve the issue. Service providers should also ensure that all affected Apple Watches are updated to the latest watchOS version.

First Beta for Android 15 Goes Live

The first Android 15 Beta for Google Pixel models went live in the early hours of April 12, with the version’s system bar now defaulting to a transparent or semi-transparent style, and plans to bring native app archiving and restoration starting with Beta 2; there’s also support for a new API, E2eeContactKeysManager, which stores cryptographic public keys to facilitate end-to-end encryption (E2EE) between apps.Android 15 also introduces a number of new changes, including preventing malicious background apps from pulling other apps into the background. store cryptographic public keys to facilitate end-to-end encryption (E2EE) between apps.Android 15 also introduces several new changes, including preventing malicious background apps from bringing other apps to the foreground, abusing permissions, and user interactions. These updates are designed to protect users from malicious apps and increase user control over their devices.

X App Accidentally Causes Fraud Issues

On April 11th, the X app accidentally caused fraud issues due to an automatic change.

Last summer, Elon Musk changed the name of Twitter to X, but the primary domain name remained Recently, X attempted to get users to stop calling it Twitter by automatically changing the domain name of any suffix to in the iOS client, but this led to an issue where when posting content on X that content containing a link, the link was automatically changed to, which resulted in users potentially being directed to the wrong URL when clicking on the link.

As a result of the automatic URL change, at least 60 domains ending in were registered in the past few days, which could be used for phishing and scamming activities. the X team eventually discovered the issue and fixed it. the VP of Research and Data at DomainTools noted that there was an opportunity for attackers to register domains in order to divert traffic from legitimate websites or brands. Traffic to many of the top million domains for brands ending in x, such as Webex, hbomax, xbox, etc., while several other globally popular brands, such as Rolex and Linux, also appear on the list of registered domains. Some recently registered domains ending in are currently unresolvable and their registration records do not contain useful contact information.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 13, 2024 8:22 am

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