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GoPro is pivoting from its troubled camera-selling business toward also being a media company, beginning with a slate of 32 original short-form shows that will begin rolling out this year through 2017. The company is also developing a set of cloud-based services to offload content from its cameras.
Timecode Systems debuts SyncBac, a tiny timecode generator that fits on the back of GoPro HERO Black and Silver cameras.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wearable camera maker GoPro says it will eliminate about 100 jobs after its fourth-quarter sales fell far short of its expectations. GoPro says fourth-quarter revenue was $435 million instead of the $500 million to $550 million it forecast in October. The company lowered the price of its new Hero4 Session camera […]
Footage from GoPro cameras on players, referees and placed around the rink will be shown as part of the live broadcast of this weekend’s All-Star events. It’s the company’s first such deal with a major professional sports league. While GoPro would not comment on whether other partnerships are in the works, they would make sense.
The NHL has struck a content-sharing deal with GoPro cameras to offer TV viewers player point of view footage via helmet cams this season. The NHL will use GoPro’s POV footage in promo campaigns for the new season starting Oct. 8. The league’s two national TV partners — NBC Sports in the U.S. and Rogers in Canada — will also weave clips into game telecasts to illustrate the shooting, stickhandling and skating skills of NHL stars.
GoPro, which makes action sports cameras, is going public. Wednesday evening, the company announced it would offer 17.8 million shares at $21 to $24 apiece. At the high end, that means GoPro could be worth as much as $3 billion. Investors will buy the stock based on GoPro’s potential. So what are they buying?