DVP #070 | World Drone Prix – $1 Million Purse in Dubai | Ford CEO Talks About Potential Partnership With DJI | NYC Drone Film Festival

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History is being made as this episode goes live. The World Drone Prix (www.worlddroneprix.com) is taking place in Dubai with a total prize purse of $1 million dollars. It will start off with 150 teams from around the world and be paired down to 32 teams after qualifiers.  The main event will take place on March 11 and 12.  Be sure to check out their website at www.worlddroneprix.com and their Facebook page www.facebook.com/worlddroneprixdubai/

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Fortune magazine spoke with Ford CEO Mark Fields to discuss a possible partnership with DJI and the integration of drones with certain Ford vehicles.  This is possible? Is this what the future holds?  We discuss and have the audio from the interview.

Lastly, we talk about the New York City Drone Film Festival that took place last weekend.  Please check out the winning videos – some amazing drone footage and creativity.  www.nycdronefilmfestival.com

You can read Petr’s Highlight Article on the NYC Drone Film Festival here: http://www.dronevibes.com/2016/03/11/new-york-city-drone-film-festival-highlights-quick-look-at-the-winning-videos/

 

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