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Photography Drone Offers a Bird's-Eye View of CeBit (Video)

DJI's remote-controlled helicopter shows the German trade show in all its sprawling glory.


The Phantom 2 photography drone was a hit inside its CeBit booth as it hovered in a narrow cylinder and took photos.

A consistent throng of visitors watched as workers from DJI flew the helicopter up and down, shooting HD video from its built-in camera.

But unleashed outside the hall, DJI’s remote-controlled helicopter offered an unparalleled view of the sprawling German trade show.

In a video interview, DJI’s Michael Perry gives Re/code the lowdown on the company and its devices, while the Phantom itself delivered some amazing footage.

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