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GoPro is developing its own camera drone

GoPro is developing its own camera drone
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If you've looked to buy a video camera in the last few years, you've seen a GoPro. These inexpensive, rugged video cameras are small and light enough to mount to cars, bikes, helmets and other places.

That makes them a staple of extreme sports videos, adventure videos, car videos, home movies and anything else you can imagine. Click here for some of my favorite videos captured with a GoPro.

In just 10 years GoPro has become one of the biggest names in video cameras and now it's looking to the do the same thing with another area: drones.

Drones have come a long way since the early days of million-dollar military models. For $1,000 or less you can now get a quadrocopter or multi-copter that can fly hundreds of feet in the air and more than half a mile away from you.

Not only that, they can carry a video camera for getting sky shots that would normally require an expensive crane or helicopter. And, bringing the story full circle, many drones use GoPro cameras.

Next page: How much will it cost and what features will it have?
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