GoPro strapped a few of its HERO4 cameras to a 20-foot SL-10 rocket and sent them to the edge of space. The stunning video shows the rocket traveling up to an altitude of 396,000ft and reaching a speed of Mach 5.5 (3800mph).
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Check out this GoPro HERO4 video of surfing personality Jamie O’Brien riding a barrel on his surf board while he is literally on fire. Because surfing wasn’t cool enough already.
If you like this kind of surf video, O’Brien has a popular web series filled with crazy, surf-inspired nonsense from Red Bull called Who is JOB 5.0.
Today, GoPro announced a new, ultra-compact camera, the HERO4 Session. It is a small 1.5″ cube camera that bears a striking resemblance to the Polaroid Cube. Consequently, Polaroid launched its next generation Cube+ camera today as well – although I don’t think it will be getting the same attention as GoPro’s new camera… [Read more…]
GoPro Athlete Dane Jackson ventures to a kayaker’s paradise in Veracruz, Mexico to chase some of the most challenging waterfalls in the world.
I like the smart edits that use the underwater impacts to change to the various GoPro HERO4 cameras on Jackson and his kayak as the short video builds to its climax. Solid pacing for a 2-minute YouTube video.
Last week, we saw the terrible drone crash on Fox News that really got the hobby community stirred up with all the bad press it created. This news is much better.
In this fun video, 91-year-old Els Van Boldrik is flying a DJI Phantom drone in her garden with her dog Bill by her side. A GoPro HERO4 attached to the Phantom’s gimbal captures some cool footage of her (drone-selfie?) as it flies by.
If a grandma in her 90’s can get it right, why can’t Fox News and their Popular Science guest? Check it out below. [Read more…]