Posts Tagged ‘actioncam’

Why Polaroid’s Cube Action Cam is Special

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Shopping for an action camera is like shopping for adhesive bandages: you either buy Band-Aids … or you pick up something  called “Aid Plus Bandages” because they’re on sale. And when you bring them home, you just call them Band-Aids anyway. Read more…

Sony Strapping Action Cams onto Sheep to Film Part of the Tour de France… Seriously

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Well, it’s not ‘sharks with frikin’ laser beams on their heads,’ but Sony isn’t far off with its latest camera publicity stunt. In order to get a… ummm… unique? perspective on the Yorkshire leg of the Tour de France, the electronics company is strapping action cams to a flock of sheep… seriously. Read more…

Video: 500 lb Grizzly Tries to Have a Wildlife Photographer’s GoPro for Lunch

British wildlife photographer Chris Weston recently had one of the most interesting ‘first time’ GoPro experiences of anyone out there: upon setting the camera up for the very first time, it nearly got swallowed by a 500 lb grizzly bear. Read more…

AirDog: The Foldable, Autonomous GoPro Drone that Always Keeps You in the Shot

It looks like autonomous drones are the next fad, because just days after sharing the Hexo+ drone, we have for your consideration another very popular autonomous flying cameraman. It’s called AirDog, and like Hexo+ it is currently in its crowdfunding stage a la Kickstarter. Read more…

Hexo+ Autonomous Camera Drone Lets the Adrenaline Junkies Film Their Own Stunts

Adrenaline junkies who want to capture their stunts on video have thus far been limited to two options. They either had someone else photograph/film them, or strapped an action cam to themselves for some first person point of view shots. Now, thanks to Hexo+, they have a third option: have your autonomous drone film you from above. Read more…

Surfing Camera Turned Action Cam Empire GoPro Files for $100 Million IPO

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The story of GoPro’s humble beginnings is an interesting one, and if you’ve not heard it we definitely suggest you click on this link and watch the video there before going on. But today’s news isn’t about those humble beginnings. It’s about the meteoric heights to which the company has climbed.

Announced at market close yesterday, the former one-man surf camera operation and current action cam king has officially filed for a $100 million IPO. Read more…

MIOPS: Smartphone Controllable High Speed Camera Trigger

MIOPS is a new smartphone-controlled camera trigger that combines all of the features photographers want in a high-speed camera trigger into one convenient device.

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Leopard Mom and Cub Get their Paws on Park Ranger’s GoPro

Remember the first time you picked up a camera? Maybe it was a film SLR, maybe it was a crappy digital point-and-shoot, or maybe it was a full-fledged professional DSLR, but either way you probably approached it a little bit like this Leopard momma and her 10-month-old cub approached a park ranger’s GoPro. Read more…

Gizmodo Puts Six Different Action Cameras Through a Thorough Review

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When it comes to choosing an action cam to film your daring, crazy and possibly stupid adrenaline–fueled endeavors, there is no shortage of options. To help you make a more informed decision based on your needs and performance of the cameras, Gizmodo has tested six different action cameras, quite literally putting them head-to-head. Read more…

Adidas Packs 6 Cameras Into a World Cup Soccer Ball, Sends It Around the World

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It might not count as ‘regulation,’ and the footage of it actually being kicked around will make you nauseous, but we still think Adidas made the right choice when they turned one of their World Cup ‘Brazuca’ Soccer Balls into the ‘Brazucam‘ with the addition of 6 action cameras. Read more…

Collar Camera Video Captures a Cat Fight from the Cat’s Perspective

Editor’s Note: Turn your volume way down before you click play. The video gets very loud very soon after it starts and we wouldn’t want your boss knowing your watching cat videos at work… you’re welcome.


There are a lot of POV videos out there of humans doing incredible stunts or getting into all sorts of scary trouble, but we don’t really have much similar footage from the animal kingdom. Maybe it’s because GoPro hasn’t announced their Cat Fancy mount (yet?).

Fortunately, for those who do want to see what trouble their feline friends get into, there’s something called a collar camera. And the video above was captured on just such a device. It’s a very literal cat fight captured from the cat’s point of view. Read more…