GoPro is making a drone.
Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that the San Mateo, California-based camera company GoPro is releasing a drone and it will be on the market sometime in 2015. As a diehard GoPro and multirotor helicopter fan, it was magical news. The king of action cameras is sprouting wings and I couldn’t be happier.
Unless you are flying a DJI Vision 2 or 2+ with their built-in cameras or hoisting a DSLR up with a giant octocopter, you are very likely attaching a GoPro to a drone to capture your aerial video and photo. For me, like many aerial media producers, GoPros and flying copters have gone hand-in-hand from the beginning