Articles tagged "action-cam"

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GoPro launches QuikStories feature for automated story-telling

QuikStories is integrated into the latest version of the GoPro app and automatically creates 'stories' using the video clips you've shot during a day.

Paralenz is an underwater action cam for scuba divers

The Paralenz camera can record 8MP stills or 4K video footage and also acts as a dive computer.

Nikon releases KeyMission 360/170 Utility version 1.0.3

Version 10.0.3 of Nikon's KeyMission Utility comes with a range of bug fixes and now supports drag and drop copying into the 360/170 Utility folder and thumbnail lists.

Garmin announces the VIRB 360, a 5.7K waterproof 360-cam

Garmin has entered the 360-camera market with the VIRB, which captures 5.7K video at 30p as well as 15MP stills.

Video: first person view of a spacewalk, shot by an action cam
This video from an action cam strapped to a dog will make you laugh or make you sick, possibly both
GoPro documents skier's fall into crevasse

He's fine, but we're honestly a little shaken up watching this footage.

Sennheiser launches waterproof action mic for GoPro Hero 4

Audio brand Sennheiser has announced a new microphone made specifically for the GoPro Hero 4 action camera. The company claims its MKE 2 elements is designed to withstand all that the GoPro camera can, and that it is even water proof and can operate when submerged for up to 30 minutes. Read more

GoPro launches camera trade-up program in the US

US-based GoPro customers can get a discount on a new HERO5 Black or Session camera when trading in an older HERO model. Read more

GoPro to cut 270 jobs as part of restructuring effort

GoPro plans to eliminate another 270 jobs, the company revealed in its Q1 2017 guidance report, via a combination of layoffs and open position cancellations. Read more

Despite recent stumbles, GoPro still plans to release HERO6 this year

Despite recent troubles with its HERO5 action-cam and Karma drone, GoPro is still on track to release the Hero6 in 2017. Read more

ZeroTech to introduce 4K action cam with built-in gimbal

Chinese drone manufacturer ZeroTech has announced a handheld action camera featuring a built-in 3-axis stabilization gimbal. The Rollcap will shoot 4K video and 13MP stills while providing +/-0.03° of angular vibration compensation. Read more

Yi 4K+ action camera and Carbon Fiber Drone announced ahead of CES 2017 debut

YI has been very busy over the past year, and it appears that they aren't done yet. A new 4K action cam and a carbon fiber drone 'smart drone' have just been announced ahead of CES 2017. Read more

GoPro HERO cameras undergo torture test: a dip in liquid nitrogen

Industrious YouTube user Grant Thompson recently subjected the GoPro HERO5 Session and HERO5 Black cameras to a very chilly torture test: dunks in liquid nitrogen. See video

Cyclops 360 4K camera is designed for motorsport adventures

The Cyclops 360 action camera is designed to record motorsport adventures, with a magnetic base for secure mounting and a mode that automatically starts recording when the engine starts. Read more

GoPro Karma Grip gimbal now available as stand-alone product

GoPro's Karma Grip gimbal, which was originally released as part of the Karma drone kit, is now available for purchase as a separate product. Read more

GoPro compensates Karma drone users with free HERO5 cam for recall

Following its recall of the new Karma drone, GoPro has announced that American buyers will receive a free HERO5 Black action cam once their drone and all accessories have been returned. Read more

How fast were you going? GoPro HERO5 Black videos can now include GPS and telemetry data overlays

GoPro has updated its Quik desktop software with a new feature that enables HERO5 Black camera owners to overlay information like speed and elevation gain onto videos. Read more

Nikon KeyMission action cameras now shipping in US

Nikon first acquainted us with its rugged action camera line back at CES in January. Today, the first KeyMission cameras are finally starting to ship to US customers. Read more

Rollei Actioncam 430 comes with 4K resolution and Full-HD slow motion

The Actioncam 430 is Rollei's latest high-end action camera, capable of recording HD footage at 200 frames per second. Read more

JK Imaging launches splash-proof Kodak Pixpro 4KVR360 action camera

The Kodak PixPro 4KVR360 can easily switch between capturing standard 16:9 4K video or full 360-degree footage and comes with a splash-proof housing. Read more

GoPro unveils HERO5 Black and HERO 5 Session cameras and GoPro Plus subscription service

The GoPro HERO 5 Black and HERO 5 Session are waterproof without a housing and can be voice-controlled. Read more

Nikon unveils two new KeyMission action cameras, 360 version to finally ship

The KeyMission 170 is a 4K-capable rugged water/shock/freezeproof action camera with a 170° field-of-view. The KeyMision 80 is 1080p-capable lifestyle/wearable camera. Both ship this October along with the long-awaited KeyMission 360. Read more

Sony's new flagship FDR-X3000 action cam shoots stabilized 4K video

Sony's newest flagship action camera is smaller than its predecessor, has an improved user interface and can shoot optically stabilized 4K video. Read more

2016 Roundup: 4K action cameras

Which 4K action camera is best? We took six contenders snowboarding on a glacial volcano to find out. Read more

Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 4K action cam unveiled with voice control

Garmin has introduced the VIRB Ultra 30, a rugged action cam capable of recording 4K/30fps footage. Despite its small size, Garmin packs a bunch of features into the camera, including GPS, voice control to start recording, a touchscreen display and a high-sensitivity microphone. Read more

Go hands-free: GoHawk offers bite-triggered remote shutter for GoPro

GoHawk offers GoPro Hero4 users a remote shutter button input and a dedicated wired remote LED shooting mode indicator light for helmet use. Read More

Vitrima lens aims to bring low-cost 3D video capture to GoPro action cameras

Looking to bring more excitement to your POV snowboarding videos? A new case called Vitrima is in the works, which would enable GoPro action cameras to record 3D video. Read more

To St. Helens and Back: Olympus TG-Tracker Shooting Experience

The Olympus TG-Tracker is an action cam that not only records 4K video with a 204° field-of-view, but also logs a ton of data along the way. We sent it up (and down) Mount St. Helens to put it through its paces. Read more

Olympus TG-Tracker keeps up with your outdoor adventures

Olympus' latest tough cam is packed with all the rugged and tracking features you could hope to bring along on your next alpine hike. Read more

Yi action camera updates original with 4K video

Chinese company Yi has updated its action camera with a Sony IMX377 12MP 1/2.3" sensor, improving its top resolution to 4K compared to the original model's 1080p maximum. Read more

LG introduces live-streaming action cam with LTE built-in

Korean electronics manufacturer LG has announced a new action cam that can stream live content to the internet via built-in 3G and LTE connectivity. Learn more

Ready for takeoff: GoPro records rocket trip into space

UP Aerospace Inc. recently launched a rocket carrying a GoPro into space – for science mostly, but also because footage from space is really darn cool. See video

REVL seeks funding for Arc 4K action camera with integrated gimbal

REVL, a San Francisco-based startup, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to produce REVL Arc, a 4K action camera with an integrated motorized gimbal. Read more

GoPro to discontinue three cameras and exit entry-level market

This week, GoPro announced it will discontinue three of its six available action cameras and abandon the entry-level market. This follows the company's preliminary fourth quarter results showing poor holiday sales, leading to staff layoffs. Read more

YoCam is world's smallest waterproof 'life' camera

A new pocket-sized camera called YoCam, claiming to be the world's smallest waterproof wearable camera, has been successfully funded through Indiegogo. Available for pre-order now, Molify’s YoCam features a versatile design suitable for a variety of situations, including underwater recording. Read more

GoPro and Periscope partnership enables live broadcasting from Hero4 action cams

Live-streamed content is about to get a little more extreme as action cam maker GoPro and live-broadcasting video app Periscope have announced a partnership. Starting today, Periscope users can broadcast live from GoPro's Hero4 Black and Silver models. Read more

GoPro's poor holiday sales lead to staff layoff

In its preliminary Q4 financial report this week, GoPro revealed it expects the last quarter's revenue to be about $435 million, a figure significantly lower than $512 million analysts had estimated. Due to poor sales over the holidays, GoPro states it will layoff 7% of its workforce as part of a restructuring effort. Read more

Activeon launches Solar X action camera that's powered by the sun

A solar-powered action camera that can take 70% of its charge from the sun in just 30 minutes has been announced by Activeon. The Solar X uses a 16MP CMOS sensor to shoot a combination of stills and video footage, and can supplement its two-hour internal battery with four hours of additional charge from a pair of solar panels mounted on its detachable charging case. Read more

Nikon unveils KeyMission 360, a rugged 4K-capable action camera

Nikon has announced a shockproof and waterproof spherical 360-degree action camera. Called KeyMission 360, it promises to 'put 360 virtual reality in the hands of any enthusiast' and offers 4K UHD recording. Shockproof to 2m / 6.6 ft and waterproof to 30m / 100 ft, the camera includes electronic VR stabilization and houses an image sensor and lens on opposite sides of the device to create immersive stills and video. Read more

Entry-level GoPro HERO+ action camera with Wi-Fi unveiled

GoPro has introduced a new entry-level action camera, the HERO+ with Wi-Fi. In terms of specification, this model sits above the HERO, but below the recently launched HERO+ LCD. Read more

Kodak PixPro SP360-4K 360-degree camera unveiled

Kodak licensee JK Imaging has introduced the PixPro SP360-4K camera, a variation of its PixPro SP360 Action Camera model that includes a 4K resolution option for still images and video. The camera comes with desktop software that transcribes recorded footage into YouTube's 360-degree video format. Read more

GoPro adds Trim + Share feature to mobile app

GoPro has added a Trim and Share feature to its mobile app and some of its camera models, allowing users to pull short clips from video footage and share the finalized video. The feature is available now in the latest version of the GoPro mobile app, and is offered on the HERO4 Black + LCD BacPac, HERO4 Silver, and the HERO+ LCD. Read more

Graava action cam automatically edits POV footage

A new action camera called Graava is designed to produce ready-to-share, automatically edited videos that include only the most exciting parts of your POV footage. Using data from the camera's sensors and your input via a related mobile app, Graava picks out the most interesting parts of the raw footage and edits them into a polished final video. Read more

GoPro mount becomes standard accessory for next year's Toyota Tacoma, as GoPro plans user-generated-content licensing deals

Toyota has revealed that the 2016 version of its adventure truck will come pre-fitted with a windshield mount for a GoPro camera. Those interested in filming their muddy, dusty and rocky scrambles will be able to fit a camera to point forwards or backwards to capture either the 'flight' or passengers reactions. Read more

GoPro HERO4 Session waterproof cube-shaped camera announced

GoPro has introduced the HERO4 Session, a cube-shaped waterproof camera that is half the size of and 40% lighter than its other HERO4 cameras. The HERO4 Session is waterproof to a depth of 33ft/10m without requiring a separate housing and features one-button operation. Read more

GoPro unveils Hero+ LCD with touchscreen display

GoPro has introduced the Hero+ LCD camera, sharing many features with the entry-level Hero with the addition of a touchscreen. The Hero+ LCD is waterproof to depths up to 40m/131 ft, and adds both Bluetooth and integrated Wi-F with support for the Android and iOS GoPro App. Videos can be recorded at up to 1080p/60, and 8MP still image capture is offered. Read more

MindShift creates bag range for action cameras and accessories

US bag manufacturer MindShift Gear has introduced a new range of bags and pouches aimed at the GoPro and action cam market. The GP series is made up of 10 individual cases that can be purchased individually or in three bundles of differing sizes. Read more

Flex Cam PIC is an adorable wearable seeking crowdfunding

An unusual, bendable camera called Flex Cam PIC has launched on Indiegogo, and it stands out from the crowd in many ways.

Garmin VIRB X and VIRB XE action cameras to launch this summer

Garmin has introduced two new action cameras, the VIRB X and the VIRB XE. Both cameras feature a new form factor that increases the number of mounting options available. Both feature a waterproof design, and the VIRB XE offers support for 1440/30p and 1080/60p video recording. In addition, the action cameras feature G-Metrix, which leverages integrated sensors and wireless tech to monitor 'action data' like speed, and display the information as animated data overlays. Read more

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