GoPro Hero 6 can be in your hands now for $499

GoPro Fusion official Slick software makes a 360 must-have

GoPro Fusion official Slick software makes a 360 must-have

GoPro has partnered with several organizations, including Fox Sports, USA Today, Getty Images and Accuweather, to test out broadcasting with the spherical camera in a pilot program.

Thursday, GoPro unveiled their new HERO6 camera, as well as updated Karma drone. That improvement will come at a steep price: the company's newest flagship camera will retail for $499, a hundred bucks more than its predecessor.

Have a look at the live announcement GoPro's CEO Nick Woodman put on this morning in San Francisco showcasing the latest line of camera gear including the Hero6 Black, Fusion 360, and Karma drone updates. The biggest news out of today's event was the confirmation and release date of GoPro's virtual reality/360-degree camera dubbed the Fusion.

The camera looks like an outsized version of the company's rectangular Hero cameras, making it compatible with numerous mounts that GoPro has made over the years. It has Global Positioning System, a 2-inch LCD touchscreen on the back, voice controls, and some neat instant-offloading and instant-editing features to help with the inevitable backlog of footage.

There are also a bunch of mount updates, while the QuikStories mobile app is created to make it easy to share short videos of your adventures. In addition to the Fusion, GoPro also announced the new Hero 6 camera with updated specs across the board. It has Global Positioning System, wifi, Bluetooth, and voice commands, as well as a range of visual-effect functions. It also advances GoPro's computer vision and machine learning capabilities, allowing the Hero6 to analyze visual scenes and sensor data for better QuikStories.

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The Fusion will be a spherical 360-degree camera that shoots 5.2K footage. Similar to the Hero 5, the Hero 6 can record 12-megapixel still images in JPEG and RAW files, the Hero 6 is waterproof, has Global Positioning System and 2-inch touchscreen. That's what you can capture using GoPro Fusion.

Utilizing the OverCapture feature, users will be able to pull traditional HD-quality videos or stills from the overall image.

The GoPro Fusion is available for pre-order at GoPro.com for $700 (which includes the Fusion grip mount) and is expected to ship by November 30th, 2017.

The GoPro Karma Drone is getting two new features including a long-coveted "Follow" mode, in which the drone homes in on the Karma Controller's Global Positioning System signal and follows the user wherever they go. The "Watch" feature enables to the drone to hover in place and keep the controller in the frame, even if the person with the controller is moving.

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