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Action camera maker GoPro files confidential IPO documents, will go public

By Shawn Knight
Feb 7, 2014
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  1. GoPro, makers of rugged cameras for lovers of the outdoors, is going public. The company revealed on Friday that they have filed the necessary paperwork to start working towards an initial public offering.

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  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,475   +965

    I cant believe this device originiated from a camera strapped to someones head lol.
     
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  3. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,203   +174

    I can't tell if the picture in the article is a video game screen shot or a picture from a frame of video from a GoPro!

    I've long wanted a GoPro camera. But as it's said, they're in a niche market with a somewhat limited application. I just don't have enough use for a camera to justify my want for one. But I think their IPO will be successful.
     
  4. The GoPro originated from Nick strapping a camera to his wrist....Apples iWatch on the wrist will also sport a camera which makes me think Apple wants a slice of the POV market, Google Glass has a POV camera.
    GoPro to me are that middle camera between iPhone/Android and DSLR, you don't have to be into extreme sports to use this thing.
    I have two GoPros with a third enroute.
     

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