Posts tagged as gopro

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    Friday, October 30th 2015

    GoPro presents first drone prototype

    by Markus Huber

    GoPro has already revealed plans to market its first drone in the course of the first half of next year. Observers say that the U.S. company is behind its competitors from China, who came up earlier with comparable products. A film shot of the drone can be seen here. GoPro says that its own quadcopter […]

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    Wednesday, September 23rd 2015

    GoPro chief denies plans to sell to Apple

    by Markus Huber

    Yesterday, at a conference held in San Francisco, California, GoPro chief executive and founder Nicholas Woodman, denied a possible sale of his company – partly or as a whole – to Apple. Woodman even considered it unlikely that the brand behind the iPhone was planning to get serious about action cameras at this point. At the same time, […]

  • Tuesday, September 15th 2015

    Is Apple looking into a possible GoPro takeover?

    by Markus Huber

    U.S. analysts have been quick to speculate about a possible acquisition of camera maker GoPro by Apple. Leading analysts from Northland Capital Markets believe that the GoPro offer would fit neatly into Apple’s growing offer of sports contents and video applications. In addition, the experts are saying that GoPro stock does not have much further […]

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    Thursday, May 14th 2015

    GoPro chief fulfills nine figure pledge to friend

    by Markus Huber

    Nick Woodman, reportedly the best-paid chief executive in the U.S., has honored the terms of a decade old agreement with Neil Dana, his roommate when they were at University in San Diego, California. At the time, the deal was reportedly that Woodman would pay Dana 10 percent for every sold share in the firm that later became GoPro, the […]

  • Wednesday, April 29th 2015

    GoPro buys French virtual reality tech company

    by Markus Huber

    GoPro, the specialty marketer of action cameras, has announced the plan to acquire Kolor, a French company specialized in virtual reality filming technology. Kolor offers film technologies which enable videos to be shown on globe-like devices. The operations of Kolor are set to remain in Savoie, France. The idea behind the acquisition is apparently to […]

  • Thursday, January 15th 2015

    GoPro suffers stock landslide following Apple’s action cam move

    by Markus Huber

    Apple has successfully filed new patents with the U.S. authorities. This time it’s all about action cams, although it’s not entirely clear which direction the i-products marketer plans to take. For the probable market leader in the action camera sector, GoPro, the news caused – at least on a short term basis – a landslide as far as its stock is concerned. […]

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    Friday, January 9th 2015

    GoPro to direct its cameras at the Chinese market

    by Markus Huber

    At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nick Woodman, founder and CEO of action cam specialist GoPro, hinted that he was serious about entering China, described as the world’s largest market for consumer electronics. And probably during 2015. He emphasized, however, that he was not in a hurry and said that it was important to […]

  • Monday, December 29th 2014

    Sports industry rich list for 2014

    by Markus Huber

    Based on results from Forbes magazine, our colleagues at Sporting Goods Intelligence (U.S. edition) have conducted a survey on the wealthiest people in the sporting goods industry, and on how their fortune developed in 2014. Thanks to the splendid rise in Nike shares, its co-founder, Phil Knight saw his wallet inflate to a healthy $22.4 billion, up from $16.3 billion last […]

  • Watching sports activities from below and from above: GoPro wants to diversify its offer with the development of drones. (C) GoPro

    Thursday, November 27th 2014

    Drones: GoPro wants to film the market from above

    by Markus Huber

    GoPro, the U.S. specialty brand of sports cameras, is apparently moving into a new market segment – drones. The Wall Street Journal reports that it wants to present a collection of multi-propeller drones by the end of next year. It seems as if the drones will be designed for “regular” consumers who should be able to purchase […]

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    Tuesday, November 11th 2014

    GoPro to sell shares worth $800 million

    by Markus Huber

    GoPro, the U.S. marketer of action cams, said that the company and its founder and CEO, Nicholas Woodman, are prepared to sell some 10 million shares worth $800 million representing about 8 percent of the group’s outstanding shares. The move is set to soften the impact of the end of the lock-up period ending on […]