Articles tagged "action-camera"

GoPro reveals unit growth in Q1 2018, but revenues are still down

In a surprising bit of good news, GoPro's Q1 earnings report exceeded analysts' expectations thanks in part to demand for the new, entry-level GoPro HERO. And CEO Nick Woodman expects more good news in Q2.

GoPro will now accept almost any digital camera for trade-in, even 'destroyed'

The program first launched last year, but only as a temporary promotion limited to previous-generation GoPro cameras exchanged for discounts on current-generation models. This time around, GoPro is accepting nearly any digital camera in any condition.

Report: Chinese company Xiaomi may purchase GoPro

Details on the potential buy-out are sparse at this point, but a report claims the deal could be worth as much as $1 billion. GoPro has been struggling lately, so no surprise the company's stock price spiked 8.8 percent on this news.

GoPro unveils entry-level GoPro HERO action cam that costs just $199

The GoPro HERO is a pared down version of the HERO6 that boasts a solid feature set at an entry-level price. For just $200, users get a HERO action cam that shoots 1440/60p video and 10MP stills, can use GoPro's Quik Stories feature, and more.

Leaked: GoPro to reveal entry-level 'HERO' action cam this week, will cost $200

It seems GoPro is planning to release an entry-level "HERO" action cam later this week. The camera looks just like the Hero5 Black and Hero6, will shoot up to 1440p at 60fps, but is rumored to cost less than $200.

GoPro licensing deal will let third parties use the company's camera tech

GoPro has inked a multi-year licensing deal with manufacturing services company Jabil that will allow Jabil to incorporate GoPro sensor modules and camera lenses into third-party products.

GoPro's updated Plus subscription will now replace two broken cameras per year

GoPro has 'enhanced' its GoPro Plus subscription service to allow for two broken camera replacements per year (for an 'exchange fee') and automatic mobile cloud backup for your photos and videos.

Report: GoPro is looking for a buyer

On the same day that GoPro reported plans to cut over 250 jobs, drop the price of its Hero6 Black action cam, and pull out of the drone market entirely, CNBC is reporting that the company has put itself up for sale.

GoPro exits drone market, cuts over 250 jobs, and drops price of Hero6 Black by $100

GoPro is making some really tough decisions as part of its commitment to "[turn] our business around in 2018," according to CEO Nick Woodman. That includes exiting the drone market entirely, cutting over 250 jobs, and dropping the price of the Hero6 Black from $500 to $400.

Modular PITTA camera transforms into drone, action, and security cameras

The tiny little modular drone, action cam, and security camera-in-one has raised over a quarter million dollars in funding on Kickstarter in just a few days.

Video pits the GoPro Hero6 against the 'GoPro Killer' Sony RX0

Is the Sony RX0—not even marketed as an action camera—the 'GoPro Killer' that so many people think it is? Kaiman Wong put it to the test in a side-by-side comparison against the GoPro Hero6 so you can make up your own mind.

Video comparison: GoPro Hero6 'is what the Hero5 should have been'

Vistek tested the new-and-improved GoPro Hero6 against its predecessor, the GoPro Hero5. If you're not sure it's worth upgrading, this head-to-head comparison should leave no doubt: it definitely is.

GoPro Hero6 leaked again: Shoots 4K at 60fps, 1080p at 240fps, and costs $500

A flurry of leaks reveal that GoPro's upcoming Hero6 will shoot 4K at 60fps, 1080p at 240fps, will cost $500, and is scheduled for announcement/release on September 28th.

Nikon KeyMission 360 records itself getting chewed on by a tiger

Curious just how tough Nikon's KeyMission 360 action camera really is? This one got chewed on by a tiger for several minutes and recorded the whole thing.

GoPro financials show strong growth ahead of Fusion and HERO6 launches

GoPro's financial fortunes have finally made a turn for the better. After multiple rounds of layoffs, cuts and restructuring work, the company's Q2 2017 financial results showed strong growth.

First look video: YI 4K+ action camera shoots 4K/60p and stabilized 4K/30p

The newest action camera from YI technology shoots 4K/60p, offers electronically stabilized 4K/30p and features the best user interface of any action camera on the market. See video

Takeway launches R1 Mini Ranger Clampod for action cameras

Camera clamp manufacturer Takeway has announced a miniature version of its T1 Clampod that it is aiming at the action cam market. The R1 Mini Ranger Clampod features a screw-close clamping jaw that can be adjusted for gripping on to flat surfaces or around cylindrical poles. Read more

VR / Action cameras forum just launched

Are you excited about VR but frustrated that we don't have a clearly demarcated area in our forums for you to talk about it? You're not alone, probably. But we're pleased to announce that your nightmare is over, with the launch of our dedicated VR and action cameras forum! Read more

Polaroid Cube+ adds Wi-Fi and two bright new colors

The Polaroid Cube+ features Wi-Fi and is offered in two sporty new colors.

HTC RE update provides live streaming capability

HTC's RE companion camera has received a software update that allows for live streaming of video footage.