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Drone Deploy vs Enterprise software

AZedu

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Hi- I'm looking for "other than DJI" options for our University's Bachelor's UAS program. I already purchased Drone Deploy for our Phantom 4's. Considering the cost, is it worth buying Skydio's software? It sounds impressive, but all I really intend to use the Skydio drones for is inside work, 2d and 3d mapping. And, it's only for educational use. The vertical look is a nice feature, but I think we can live without it. And DD (according to Drone Deploy) is compatible with Skydio's
Any feedback would be appreciated.
 

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What did you end up concluding?
I talked to a sales rep from Skydio. He said"we're primarily a software company", and didn't want to talk about the hardware at all. They lock out features such as looking up, and close object avoidance unless you buy their software.
I didn't care for his attitude, so I went with Autel.
 

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I talked to a sales rep from Skydio. He said"we're primarily a software company", and didn't want to talk about the hardware at all. They lock out features such as looking up, and close object avoidance unless you buy their software.
I didn't care for his attitude, so I went with Autel.
Interesting. I've got a call with a rep today, we'll see how that compares.
 

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Interesting. I've got a call with a rep today, we'll see how that compares.
His name was Daniel Plumbo, he's only been with the company since November. He's not representing the company very well.
 

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