Posts Tagged ‘gopro’

Dreamy Music Video Makes Excellent Use of 360° GoPro Rig for Psychedelic Visuals

The 360 GoPro rig video is nothing new, but most of the time it’s used to create footage that is likely to induce vomiting… or at the very least a minor headache. Wild Child’s new music video for the song ‘Rillo Talk’ is different.

Created by director Aaron Brown, the video uses the little planet effect to fluidly transition between dreamy, psychedelic scenes that perfectly match the song’s feel. Read more…

Custom Built Oculus Rift & GoPro Rig Lets You Experience Life in the Third Person

Are you sick of living life in the first person? Do you sometimes wish your day-to-day activities could be viewed as an incredibly realistic RPG? Well, you’re in luck. With the help of Oculus Rift and a dual camera setup, mepi has just what you need to get started. Read more…

GoPro Cameras Get Simple, High-Quality Filters with Lee’s New ‘Bug’ Lineup

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GoPros are popular little action cams. Between the company’s brilliant marketing and the well-liked hardware, it’s not difficult to see why they decided to go public. But as impressive as the little cameras may be, they do have their limits. Most notably: the lack of exposure controls when it comes to capturing something.

To help combat that problem and also spice up the action cam footage being captured, Lee Filters has announced a new line-up of holders and filters for GoPro’s latest Hero models. Read more…

GoPro Successfully Goes Public, Valued at Over $3 Billion

Yesterday, the moment for which GoPro has been preparing for the last several months arrived: CEO and Founder Nick Woodman rang the bell on the trading floor, and the company went public. 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…

GoPro Teams Up with BMW, In-Car GoPro Control Coming to a Bimmer Near You

In a very strange partnership, it’s been announced that GoPro and BMW have teamed up to add the ability to control GoPro cameras right from within the dashboard of BMW vehicles. Starting in July, this partnership will allow any owners of 2012 or later BMW or Mini vehicles to take control of the WiFi-enabled action cameras without ever leaving the driver’s seat. Read more…

GoPro Seeks $3 Billion Valuation Ahead of IPO

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GoPro pulled in more than $1 billion last year, and as the company prepares to go public, all eyes are on the action cam king to see what kind of price tag it receives. Well, now we have a figure, and according to Bloomberg, it rings to the tune of $3 billion. Read more…

GoPro’s iOS App Gets a Visual Update with Sleeker, Minimal UI

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Almost a year to date after iOS 7 was announced and released to developers, GoPro has finally given its GoPro iOS app a visual makeover, ditching the clunky, old design that the app has sported for quite some time. Read more…