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GoPro selects ten brands to be first to use the Fusion spherical camera

GoPro selects ten brands to be first to use the Fusion spherical camera
From TechCrunch - July 11, 2017

If youre just now hearing that GoPro is shipping the Fusion, chances are youre not on the list. The company selected nine organizations and one travel blogger to be the first to receive the camera companys spherical camera. This pilot program clearly shows that GoPro expects the Fusion to be mainly used by professional content creators and brands instead of moms and dads at waterparks. And thats probably the best.

GoPro says the Fusion should hit the market by the end of 2017 though the price is still unknown.

The Fusion stands apart from the rest of the GoPro line by capturing spherical content. Place it atop a car and the camera will capture a 360 degree view of the track. The sales pitch is editors can then select the most interesting bits around the track using just one camera. Traditionally, multiple cameras would have to be aimed at each direction, but with the Fusion, it captures everything.

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