GoPro has signed a deal with the NHL to bring its wearable cameras closer to the action on the ice and let viewers see games from the perspective of players and referees.
Apple has patented a new design for a digital video camera that could potentially compete with the rugged portable cameras made by GoPro, a move that sent GoPro’s stock tumbling.
The drones are expected to hit the market late next year.
A Brentwood man who was arrested on Wednesday in a stunt motorcycle riding event on a state freeway was arrested on separate charges on Thursday after officers found 90 marijuana plants and rifle in his home.
A stand-up paddle board instructor captured a breath-taking encounter with humpback whales in the Monterey Bay last week.
As if user-generated content wasn’t enough, Bay Area uber-portable camera-maker GoPro’s (GPRO) viral marketing team is churning out awe-inspiring content that can reach more eyeballs than any paid media. This article itself is proof that it’s working. Who can resist off-road unicycling off boulders in Moab, Utah’s red rock canyons?
Investors sent shares of San Mateo-based GoPro Inc. (GPRO) up more than 30 percent in their stock market debut Thursday, following an initial public offering that valued the sports camera maker at about $3 billion.
The maker of wearable sports cameras, loved by mountain climbers, divers, surfers and other extreme sports fans, is expected to sell its shares publicly for the first time and begin trading on the Nasdaq stock market Thursday.
The company, based in San Mateo, makes devices popular with extreme athletes. Its small and durable cameras, which sell for several hundred dollars, can be found on the tops of helmets of skiers, handlebars of mountain bikers and the fronts of surfboards.
Bird watching is going high-tech this year in San Jose. Bird expert Glen Stewart wore a mini GoPro cam on his helmet as he rappelled down the side of city hall for the annual banding of four peregrine falcon chicks.