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Breaking: GoPro is making a Drone

The CEO of GoPro happened to mention that GoPro are making a Drone while on stage at the Code Conference.

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This is HUGE news. We have been seeing so many cool drone concepts lately, including LILY. Now what happens when the king of action cameras makes a drone? I bet that this drone will be awesome and fairly affordable. And with the might of GoPro behind it I bet it will be a huge success.

Woodman also revealed that GoPro is working on a drone, slated for debut in the first half of 2016.

“It’s incredible to see our world from new perspectives. It’s a real ‘Oh my God’ moment,” said Woodman on stage at the conference. “We did that with our GoPro cameras, and we see a similar opportunity in the quadcopter market. It’s something that’s in our DNA, and we are excited about it across the company.”

I for one can’t wait for this. I had a PARROT AR.Drone 2.0 a while back and I loved it. Things have only been getting better since then.

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In some other GoPro news, they have also announced a 6 camera mount to film 360° video. This one is more for the pros but should hopefully get us some better angles on fail compilations on YouTube.

[GoPro via Re/code and Gizmodo]

1 Comment

  1. skypixelfilms

    30th May 2015 at 12:52

    Reblogged this on Sky Pixel Films and commented:
    We are big fans of the GoPro, I can’t wait to see what they can bring into the drone world! I expect it’s going to be big!

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