GoPro is working on a drone that’s scheduled for launch in early 2016. The corporate simply posted a sneak peak of footage captured from the new drone. Spoiler: It’s silky clean.
This footage was launched an hour after GoPro introduced a disappointing third quarter monetary assertion, which brought on the inventory price to crash 18% in after-hours buying and selling. Analysts are skeptical about GoPro’s potential progress and the power to monetize the video produced by its cameras. A drone might assist nudge GoPro again in the suitable course.
The footage exhibits a really clean image. It’s unclear if that is the work of software or hardware stabilization, however the smart cash is on a mixture of each.
GoPro CEO Nick Woodman revealed GoPro’s drone ambitions early this yr noting that the corporate was constructing its personal drone, which will probably be obtainable in 2016. It’s extensively speculated that GoPro enlisted the assistance of DJI to construct the drone (Walmart can also be utilizing DJI for his or her drone program).
Final month at TechCrunch Disrupt Woodman defined that GoPro is trying to drones to assist push the GoPro camera to a new vantage level. The corporate’s cameras have already been a key half to drones obtainable from different corporations. Clearly, GoPro is hoping consumers of its cameras may also purchase its drone.
Source : TechCrunch