In today’s world of every growing technology and ideas, companies come and companies go. Most of them exit the scene as rapidly as they climbed the top of the ladder. GoPro is such a success story. Despite still having a relatively good footing in the market, it will be difficult for them to make a comeback unless they change their ways. Action cameras have been there for a while now and it all started with GoPro itself. In 2002 Nick Woodman went on a surfing trip and quickly realised that there was no way to take excellent quality photographs while in the water. While most photographers shooting surfing images usually used DSLR with long tele lenses from the beaches, buying [...]
GoPro has announced the new Go Pro Hero 7 lineup of cameras. The devices are split into White, Silver and Black variants. The devices are set to go on sale on 27th September. The Black version of the camera is the most expensive and loaded with the maximum features.Hero 7 Black:
The GoPro Hero 7 Black is powered by the custom GP1 processor GoPro announced last year. It can shoot video in 4K at 60 fps and super slow motion. It also has many new options such as live-streaming, hyper-lapse (almost) and a terrifically better image stabilisation.
Despite the fact that the Hero 7 has the same processor from last year, the company claims that it has better [...]
GoPro has launched its latest iteration of the flagship camera, the Hero 6 Black at an event in San Fransisco. The GoPro Hero 6 Black is on sale in North America at a price of US$499. From the outside, the Hero 6 Black retains the design of the Hero 5, but, you’re paying an extra $100 for increased frame rates, better overall image quality and speed, thanks to a new and custom processor.
The new GoPro Hero 6 Black will shoot 12MP photos, in JPG or RAW, and GoPro’s Wide Dynamic Range mode. But it will supposedly perform better in low light than the Hero 5 Black and offer better image quality in all situations. The GoPro Hero 6 Black will shoot 3840 x 2160 px [...]
Soon-to-be-announced tech being leaked is not new in the era we live in. Everyone has a smartphone that can click decent images and hence, leaks are common nowadays. The GoPro is the most famous action camera right now and there have long been rumours of the sequel to the GoPro Hero5, the GoPro Hero6 being launched in September 2017.
Images from Best Buy Canada suggest that the Hero6 Black will record 3840 × 2160p videos at 60fps. This is a first for the GoPro lineup. The new packaging images also suggest that the GoPro Hero6 will record 1920 x 1080p videos 240fps, which is 10 times slower than real-life. According to the packaging, the GoPro Hero6 Black has a 12MP [...]
GoPro may have led the action camera market since the inception of the brand, but the launch of their new Karma drone has had the whole world excited for a long time.
The Hero 5 Black is the latest camera to be added to GoPro’s Lineup. The new action camera comes with a 2-inch Touch Display will capture Video Resolutions up to 4K at 30 Frames per Second. You also get still images with a resolution of 12MP. A new feature will enable auto-upload of photos and video to cloud when camera is charging
GoPro Hero 5 includes voice control with support for 7 Languages . This is also the first GoPro camera to be waterproof without an additional housing, and it [...]
Microsoft and GoPro have announced a deal that would allow the action camera manufacturer to take advantage of the software giant’s file storage and other system technologies.
Both the tech companies have decided to keep the terms of the agreement confidential leaving the media speculating about which patents have been targetted in the deal.
In a statement, president of Microsoft Technology Licensing, Nick Psyhogeos, said, “This agreement with GoPro shows the incredible breadth of technology sharing enabled through patent transactions. Microsoft meets the demand in wearable tech licensing, an area that is continuously growing. Microsoft has a wide [...]
GoPro has an iOS app and it’s great. But this was not enough and so, now the app has an amazing update which allows GoPro to be controlled using the Apple Watch.
The most important GoPro functions like starting or stopping recording, previewing shots and adding “HiLight” bookmarks can now all be taken care of using the Watch. This iOS app is compatible with the GoPro HERO3 or any of the Wi-Fi equipped GoPro models, though previewing shots on the Apple Watch is not compatible with the HERO3 or the HERO2 with Wi-Fi Bacpac.
The app has definitely made things more convenient for GoPro users by allowing them easier movement, especially if their devices are [...]
GoPro has revealed that its camera equipped drone, all set to arrive in early 2016, would be called ‘Karma’. It was first teased in October using camera footage recorded at 2.5K resolution, as could be made out by YouTube viewing option of 1440p. The same footage was used in the latest tease. GoPro claims that the video was not stabilised in post-production, thereby suggesting a decent camera capability of the drone.
If sources like Forbes are to be believed, GoPro ventured out to make its own drone once a partnership for the same with DJI fell apart. Karma is rumoured to be priced somewhere between $500-$1000. Signing up for the news could help you win a GoPro [...]
If you’ve been looking for a GoPro camera that doesn’t pinch your pocket and yet has some important features such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, then the company has just the thing for you. GoPro has announced an entry-level action camera, the GoPro Hero+ that comes with (you guessed it) Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and will be priced at $199.99 (Rs. 13,200 approx). The camera is placed between the base GoPro Hero ($129.99) and the more expensive Hero+ LCD ($299.99).
Earlier, you would have had to pay a lot more if you wanted a GoPro camera that allowed you to transfer videos to your phone. However, with the GoPro Hero+ expected to release worldwide on October [...]
What happens if you send something up in a weather balloon and instead of it coming back down like you expect it to, it gets lost somewhere in a desert 80 kilometers away from you?
This is exactly what happened to a group of Arizona-based students who wanted to see what their GoPro camera could capture when attached to a weather balloon and sent it high up to the edge of space. No doubt their intention was on seeing something spectacular when the camera returned back.
The preparation for it was all planned well as the video below shows. The team spent months testing parachutes, calculating wind trajectories, custom 3D printing their GoPro case, and a spacecraft. The [...]
GoPro, the company well known for making incredible cameras for adventure and sports terrain, has unleashed their newest and the smallest beast yet, the GoPro Hero4 Session. After a gap of 9 years, this new camera is the first significant redesign of the company’s omnipresent camera since the first Digital Hero launched in 2007.
The Hero4 Session is the tiniest GoPro yet. It is a one and a half inch cube and weighs just 0.07kg. That is more or less half the weight of an iPhone 6. And users will not need to carry around several cases to use the camera. It is waterproof up to 33 feet. This is part of the company’s [...]
After dethroning Samsung as China’s top smartphone company, it seems Xiaomi is now eyeing the world of cameras. Xiaomi’s latest offering is the YiCamera, which looks like a GoPro HERO, but costs less than half its price.
The YiCamera, is going to be available for roughly Rs 3,964 ($64). As of now, the device is limited only to China, and can be bought via the official MI website. Features of this camera include a 16 MP Sony Exmor R CMOS image sensor with f/2.8 aperture, built-in Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity and capability to record videos at 1080 p along with 60 fps. Additionally, it is waterproof and supports adjustable time-lapse shooting and 155 degrees [...]