Posts Tagged ‘actioncamera’

Chinese Company Launches a $64 Competitor to the GoPro Hero with Beefier Specs

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If GoPro camera prices drop far below $100 in the future, you may have a Chinese company called Xiaomi to thank. Known for its popular smartphones that dominate the Chinese market, the company has launched a new product called the Yi Action Camera that aims to become the GoPro of China while costing just a fraction of the price.
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Apple Granted Patent for Action Camera, Causing GoPro’s Stock to Tank

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Apple is getting into the smart watch business, but there’s another market that may be in the company’s crosshairs: action cameras. Apple was granted a patent for a wearable camera today, and the news caused GoPro’s stock to tumble by around 12%.
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Antix Automatically Creates Highlight Reels from Your GoPro Footage By Selecting the Exciting Parts

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GoPros are wonderful little devices that can capture hour after hour of adventurous endeavors (or mundane experiences…). Those hours add up though, and not all of us have time to meticulously edit together a final result to share with the world.

The Antix app thinks it can solve this problem by using artificial intelligence to automatically compile your GoPro footage and edit it into a complete highlight video… all without you having to do much of anything at all.

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This 360° Action Cam is Kodak’s Interesting Response to the GoPro

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Kodak, or rather JK Imaging pretending to be Kodak, recently launched a new entry into the action camera market. It’s called the Kodak PixPro SP360, and its intriguing form factor and lens allow it to capture 16-megapixel photographs and 1080p video with a 360º field of view. Read more…

Camera Mounted to Booze Bottle Captures Unique Perspective of Wedding Guests

Well… this is different. In an attempt to capture a unique perspective on his friends’ wedding, one guest decided to duct tape a camera to a bottle of Fireball whisky and walk around the rest of the attendees to take pulls.

What resulted was the kind of “how has nobody else ever thought of this!?” Fireball Cam perspective that will probably become a ‘thing’ at many a wedding over the next couple of months at least. Might not be a bad idea to add this to your service offerings if you’re a wedding photographer…

Livestream iOS App Now Lets You Broadcast GoPro Footage Live, Straight from Your iPhone

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Just in time for the updated GoPro hardware, Livestream has released an update to their iOS app that now allows you to share your GoPro video feed LIVE without getting a computer involved. Read more…

GoPro to Launch a Cheaper, Low-End Action Camera Simply Called the HERO. Here It Is.

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Earlier this week we published the world’s first full leak of the upcoming GoPro HERO4 cameras. Here’s a second major reveal that we’re sharing exclusively with our readers: GoPro will be unveiling a cheaper, entry-level action camera simply called the HERO.
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HTC is Reportedly Building an Action Camera to Challenge GoPro

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Up to this point, HTC has been known as a popular Taiwanese manufacturer of smartphones and tablets. However, the company may soon jump into a completely different market: cameras.

Bloomberg is reporting that the company is planning to launch a waterproof camera designed for capturing extreme sports.
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Ricoh Launches a Shot at GoPro with its New WG-M1 Action Camera

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Ricoh has announced its new WG-M1 action camera, a contender in a booming market currently dominated by GoPro. While the company isn’t new to making rugged cameras geared at outdoorsy types, the WG-M1 brings a new GoPro-style form factor to the WG line that had previous just contained weatherproof compact cameras (e.g. the WG-4 and the WG-20).
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Report: Nikon’s New Sports-Focused Full-Frame Will be Called the D750

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We’ve known for a couple of weeks that there is a new Nikon full-frame in the pipeline; a camera recent reports claimed would be an action/sports camera. And now, Nikon Rumors “can confirm” that the upcoming shooter will be called the D750. Read more…