GoPro reports 35% lift in YouTube uploads

Camera maker GoPro claims that video uploads to YouTube, with ‘GoPro’ in the title description or as a keyword, were up 35% year-on-year in 2016. Speaking on the company’s fourth quarter earnings call, COO Charles Prober said that more than 22 years’ worth of uploaded content to YouTube was attributed to GoPro last year. “On […]

Periscope launches GoPro streaming support

Twitter’s live video service Periscope has added live-streaming support for GoPro cameras. As of this week, GoPro Hero 4 camera users can broadcast direct to Periscope for iPhone, the company announced. To set it up, users should connect to their GoPro’s WiFi then open Periscope on their iPhone and tap the broadcast button. “GoPro enables […]

GoPro Channel launches on Amazon Fire TV

GoPro’s on-demand video channel has launched on the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick in the US. The GoPro Channel will roll out this week and will offer sports, travel, culture, music and wildlife content – as well as user-generated content from the GoPro community. “Amazon customers are some of the most engaged users […]

Vodafone Portugal enables GoPro streaming to TV

Vodafone Portugal has launched a service that allows people to stream content shot using a GoPro camera direct to the TV via its Live On TV service. Content shot using a GoPro Hero 3 or 4 camera can be downloaded via the operator’s  Live On TV app, which is available for Apple iPhones from version […]

GoPro pledges US$5 million for content in awards scheme

Camera maker GoPro has pledged to give up to US$5 million (€4.4 million) annually to content creators as part of its newly-launched GoPro Awards scheme. The firm said that the Awards programme will reward the GoPro community for sharing their best GoPro photos, raw video clips and video edits, with the company – which will […]

Facebook introduces 360-degree videos

Facebook has started to roll out 360-degree videos in the service’s News Feed, in an effort to take immersive content “a step further.” The new feature lets viewers choose the angle when they play back compatible videos on Facebook– doing so on the web by dragging the video with a mouse cursor, or on mobiles […]

GoPro launches content licensing portal

Camera-maker GoPro has launched a content licensing portal, aimed at global advertising brands and agencies. GoPro said that site users will be able to license videos and images for use in advertising, news and other media and entertainment. The portal is designed to help professionals clear copyright and likeness rights and marks “another way for […]

GoPro launches LG TV video app

Camera maker GoPro has launched an OTT video app for LG Smart TVs, allowing viewers to stream more than 400 hours of GoPro-shot high-definition videos. The firms launched the GoPro Channel at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and it available exclusively on LG webOS smart TVs. Viewers accessing the channel will be able […]