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Video: Pelican flies around with GoPro on its beak

What happens when you stick a camera on a pelican’s beak? The video above. Here’s the backstory behind this video:
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GoPro is planning an IPO

GoPro Logo
GoPro has announced plans to have an initial public offering of their stock. GoPro filed their IPO confidentially so the company will not have to reveal their financials until later. Twitter did the same thing when they went public in September 2013.
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Ferdinand Puentes took a selfie after a plane crash in Hawaii

Ferdinand Puentes
This past December, a small passenger plane was flying near Kalaupapa, Molokai in Hawaii. All of a sudden, a few sirens went off and warned passengers that it was going to crash into the Pacific Ocean.

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GoPro Buys Digital Design Studio General Things

GoPro is known for designing some of the most versatile action cameras on the market.  GoPro has acquired a digital design and software studio based in San Francisco, California called General Things.  General Things has been partners with GoPro since 2010 and has helped the company build their business backend and consumer-facing web development.

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GoPro Announces The Hero3+

GoPro Hero3+
GoPro has announced the new Hero3+ series, which is an update to the Hero3 cameras.  The Hero3 launched around a year ago.  The Hero3+ will be available starting today and it will be available in three models.  The Black Edition costs $399, the Silver Edition costs $299, and the White Edition costs $199.

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Garmin’s VIRB Cameras Compete Head-On With GoPro

Garmin Virb
Garmin has been traditionally considered as just a GPS manufacturer.  Now the company has designed action cameras called VIRB and VIRB Elite HD.
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WATCH: GoPro Camera Vs. A Lion

Chris Bray has uploaded this viral video of a GroPro camera facing off against a lion.  The video was uploaded on January 16th and hit over 80,000 views.  After one of Bray’s clients finished photographing the male lion in Kenya besides the road, he taped a GoPro Hero 2 on a $60 radio controlled car.  The RC car was driven slowly towards the lion.  The lion was intrigued and smacked it around a little bit before getting scared off.  Check out the video below:

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The GoPRO HERO3 Can Capture 1440p at 48fps

Recently GoPro unveiled the HERO3 rugged camera.  The HERO3 is 30% smaller, 25% lighter, and it is 2 times more powerful than the previous version.  The HERO3 has mountable gear that is waterproof up to 180 feet.  The HERO3 can capture video at 1440p 48fps, 1080p at 60fps, and 720p at 120fps.  The camera has 12 megapixel photo capturing at 30 photos per second.  The GoPRO HERO3 has time-lapse photo modes and a continuous 12 megapixel stills feature at 3, 5, or 10 photos per second with up to 30 photos at any time.  The GoPro HERO3 has WiFi, compatibility with the GoPro App, and a WiFi remote.  The audio system built into the camera has a wind-noise reduction system to make it crisp and clear.