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Full Size POV Cap Mount For GoPro HERO On Kickstarter

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

NVD mounting plate adapters for GoPro cameras exists, so why not a mount specific for a standard ball cap? Luckily, Los Angeles-based SIDEKICK Mounts is covering this, with their Full Size POV Cap Mount, currently up for funding on Kickstarter. While there are GoPro mounting options for ball caps currently available, this one looks simple yet effective, securing in place with Velcro, and fully encompasses the camera body.

In addition to the GoPro Hero series, SIDEKICK is also offering mounts for the BeHD and SJCamHD cameras, because the market loves variety.

You can check out the Kickstarter campaign here: www.kickstarter.com/projects/1170280359/sidekick-mounts-for-gopro-behd-and-sjcamhd/

Vantage Point, LLC – Vantage Point Tactical Go Pro Mount

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

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The Vantage Point by Vantage Point, LLC is a versatile, modular system for Go Pro cameras that centers around an action camera plate.

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The plate can be mounted either to Vantage Point’s modular harness system, or to any MOLLE/PALS-compatible attachment system, providing wearers with an optimal location to shoot POV or action footage.

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Adding to the versatility of the mounting plate, straps can be utilized to mount the plate and camera to stationary locations, such as on a tree branch or pole to take advantage of a specific view angle.

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vantagepointeffect.com

SLICK Stabilizer – A Motorized GoPro Steadicam On Kickstarter

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

The SLICK is a motorized stabilizer specifically designed for GoPro cameras. Weighing only .66 lbs, the SLICK is lightweight for its function, and attaches to any GoPro mounting slot. It is weatherproof, and fits every model GoPro from the 3 onwards with waterproof or skeleton housing. It also comes with a removable rechargeable battery with a run time of 2 hours.

www.indiegogo.com/projects/slick-stabilizer-a-motorized-gopro-steadicam

GoPro Announces New HERO4 Session Camera

Monday, July 6th, 2015

GoPro Launches HERO4 Session: the Smallest, Lightest and Most Convenient GoPro, Yet

50% Smaller and 40% Lighter – HERO4 Session Combines Ultra-Compact Waterproof Design with Easy One-Button Control for Simple Yet Powerful Life-Capture Solution

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SAN MATEO, Calif., July 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO), enabler of some of today’s most engaging content, is proud to announce HERO4 Session, the smallest, lightest, most convenient GoPro yet. 50% smaller and 40% lighter than GoPro’s best-selling HERO4 Black and Silver cameras, HERO4 Session packs GoPro’s Emmy® Award-winning image quality and performance into an exciting new low-profile form factor. HERO4 Session benefits from a durable waterproof design that eliminates the need for a separate housing and features simple one-button control to make capturing immersive photos and video quicker and more convenient than ever before. HERO4 Session is compatible with existing GoPro mounts and will retail for $399.99 MSRP at authorized GoPro retailers around the world and on GoPro.com beginning July 12, 2015.

“With HERO4 Session, we challenged ourselves to produce the smallest, lightest, most convenient GoPro possible,” said Nicholas Woodman, GoPro founder and CEO. “HERO4 Session combines the best of our engineering and user-experience know-how to deliver our most convenient life-capture solution, yet.” Woodman adds, “I’m so excited about the launch of HERO4 Session because now I can finally use mine in public!”

HERO4 Session captures GoPro-quality 1080p60, 720p100 and 1440p30 video along with eight megapixel photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes. It features many of the same innovative features found in GoPro’s best-selling HERO4 Black and Silver cameras, including SuperView™, Protune and Auto Low Light recording modes. An expanded set of controls and settings can be accessed when using the GoPro App or Smart Remote.

Operating HERO4 Session is very simple. A short press of the shutter button quickly powers the camera on and video recording begins automatically. A long press of the shutter button powers the camera on and triggers Time Lapse photo capture. Press the shutter button again to save video or photo content and power the camera off. This simple one button design drastically improves the speed and convenience of capturing life moments as they happen.

HERO4 Session is built to GoPro’s famous rugged standards and is waterproof to 33 feet (10 meters). It features a sleek frame mounting system that is compatible with GoPro’s expansive array of mounts. An innovative dual microphone system dynamically switches sound recording between microphones to reduce wind noise during activities. Audio performance during water-based activities has been dramatically improved thanks to HERO4 Session’s waterproof design that eliminates the need for a separate waterhousing, which can often muffle sounds.

“At GoPro, sound quality is as important as image quality and we’re very excited about the stunning audio advancements we’ve made with HERO4 Session during water-based and windy activities. It’s incredible what this little GoPro can capture,” remarked Woodman.

HERO4 Session $399.99 MSRP

  • Stunning 1080p60, 720p100, and 1440p30 video
  • Waterproof to 33′ (10m), no separate housing required
  • Easy one-button control: short press of shutter powers camera on and begins capturing video, long shutter button press powers camera on and begins capturing time-lapse photos
  • Captures 8MP Single, Burst, and Time Lapse photos
  • Compatible with GoPro mounts and accessories
  • Dual Mic system captures enhanced audio during high wind and water-based activities
  • Built-in WiFi and Bluetooth® enable easy connectivity to GoPro App and Smart Remote
  • Auto image rotation corrects image orientation during recording
  • Includes standard and low-profile frame mounts for increased mounting versatility
  • New Ball Joint Buckle mount is included
  • gopro.com

    PolarPro – GoPro StrapMount

    Friday, May 8th, 2015

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    PolarPro’s StrapMount is a mounting solution for GoPro cameras which allows the user to mount their GoPro to any strap such as those on a backpack, scuba bcd, lifejacket, etc. The mount is constructed of rigid, glass filled nylon, and features a quick-release system for the camera.

    polarprofilters.com/shop/goprobackpackmount

    Bullseye Camera Systems Announces The Bullseye AmmoCam Sight-In Edition

    Sunday, November 9th, 2014

    Eugene, OR — Bullseye Camera Systems, LLC, makers of the first-ever software-supported, wireless target camera system to show your last shot flashing is announcing a brand new product, the Bullseye AmmoCam™ Sight-In Edition, with an MSRP of only $349.

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    The Bullseye AmmoCam™ Sight-In Edition is a fully self-contained unit that weighs only 5 lbs. and is the perfect solution to those shooting and sighting in at 300 yards or less. Simply set the unit down range, flip the switch on and start shooting. The system is weather resistant, has a 12+ hour battery life and supports iPhone, iPad, Android Devices and Windows-based laptops. It also allows multiple users to connect to the system to track shooting progress.

    “Here at Bullseye Camera Systems we’ve been working diligently for a year to create a product that was innovative, convenient, and affordable and that’s exactly what we offer with the Bullseye AmmoCam™. But we didn’t stop there, stay tuned for our next product in the AmmoCam™ line, to be announced Friday, November 7th, 2014,” shared Nick Skrepetos, founder of Bullseye Camera Systems, LLC.

    The Bullseye AmmoCam™ Sight-In Edition is available to ship December 1, 2014. Order now and receive free shipping.

    www.bullseyecamera.com

    Polaroid Cube Action Camera

    Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

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    Polaroid has now decided to step into the action camera game with the Cube. Priced at only $100, the Polaroid Cube has the following features:

    – 1080P/720P video
    – 6MP still photo
    – Built in rechargeable battery capable of recording up to 90 min
    – 124° wide angle lens
    – LED indicator
    – Microphone
    – Weatherproof/Splash proof

    It also has plenty of accessory mounts already available, such as a tripod mount, bicycle mount, helmet mount, and inarguably the best mount:

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    With its low entry price and established accessory line, this could end up being an excellent starting action camera, or at the very least a good backup or supplementary camera.

    www.polaroidcube.com/polaroid-cube

    GoKnuckles On Kickstarter

    Sunday, September 28th, 2014

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    GoKnuckles is a project on Kickstarter to produce a hand-held mount shaped like a pair of brass knuckles for the GoPro Hero series of cameras. The final product will be made of injection molded rubberized plastic and will be available in Blue and Orange. On the GoKnuckles mount, the Hero camera can be mounted facing either direction, allowing for dexterous filming of yourself and others.

    www.kickstarter.com/projects/astroworx/goknuckles-for-your-gopro-hero-camera

    Ricoh – WG-M1 Orange

    Thursday, September 18th, 2014

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    Ricoh’s WG-M1 is an action camera with a 14 megapixel sensor, capable of full 1080P HD video. It features airtight, waterproof construction, capable of submerging to a depth of 32 feet and cold resistance to temperatures as low as -10°C. The rechargeable Li-Ion battery is capable of lasting up to 150 minutes when recording footage.

    us.ricoh-imaging.com/digital-camera/WG-M1_Orange

    Contour Is Back!

    Sunday, April 6th, 2014

    Contour

    After shutting down last year, Contour is back and under new management. They relaunched their official website, and are once again offering the classic Contour+2 and waterproof Roam2 cameras. In the coming months, they plan to launch new cameras that will feature the traditional Contour design features: slide-to-record switch, laser alignment system, and 270° rotating lens.

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    Contour cameras were popular do to their simplicity, ruggedness, and wide accessory support, so it’s great to see their return to the market.

    contour.com

    Hat tip: www.cnet.com/news/contour-returns-promises-new-pov-action-cams-soon