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DJI plans to move beyond drones to become a global leader in robotics

3 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
JI started out in 2006 making only remote-control flight controllers, and it now controls 50 percent of the U.S. consumer drone market. The company is sponsoring a robot tournament as a way of finding and recruiting China's top engineering talent.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.