SZ DJI Technology has been granted a patent for a supervision method for unmanned aerial vehicles. The method involves establishing communication with a supervision server, receiving and sending flight information, and executing flight restriction instructions to restrict behavior in real-time. GlobalData’s report on SZ DJI Technology gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

According to GlobalData’s company profile on SZ DJI Technology, Precision imaging drones was a key innovation area identified from patents. SZ DJI Technology's grant share as of January 2024 was 37%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Supervision method for restricting flight behavior of unmanned aerial vehicles

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd

A recently granted patent (Publication Number: US11886204B2) outlines a supervision method for monitoring the flight state of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The method involves establishing communication connections between the UAV, a supervision server, and a control terminal. The system allows for the transmission of identity information and flight data from the UAV to the supervision server in real-time, enabling the reception of flight restriction instructions or warning information. These instructions can include forced heading changes, landings, speed reductions, or altitude adjustments, which are then relayed to the UAV to restrict its flight behavior. The method also includes features such as displaying UAV location on a map, marking restricted flight regions, and transmitting data via mobile communication networks or wireless access methods like WIFI or Bluetooth.

Furthermore, the patent describes a supervision system comprising a control terminal, UAV, and supervision server facilitating bidirectional data transmission. The UAV reports flight information to the supervision server during online flight states, allowing for the implementation of flight restriction instructions received from the control terminal. These instructions can involve adjusting flight parameters to carry out specific flight operations, such as regulating electronic speed controller parameters to control power apparatus functions. Additionally, the system includes features like storing aerial information, updating navigation maps, and monitoring UAV flight states based on received data. In cases where flight location data is unavailable, the system can switch the UAV to an offline flight mode. Data transmission between the control terminal and other components can occur through mobile networks or wireless methods like WIFI or Bluetooth for efficient communication.

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