GoPro HD Hero - Justin Wilkenfeld
Developed for professional use, but at an affordable price, the HD HERO captures full HD video at extreme wide angles, making this a perfect point of view cam for extreme sports, action, and for places and situations where a full size camera cannot be used.
Justin Wilkenfeld from GoPro explains how this camera has evolved, and the motivation and goals of those behind the development of the product.
HD Hero: Recording Format
1080p, 960p, and 720p in 30 and 60 fps (720p). The HD HERO line of cameras offers three different HD resolutions, giving you three filming modes to capture the best angles for any given activity:
• 1080p: 1920x1080 True HD featuring a 127º angle of view, 30 fps, and 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio
• 960p: 1280x960 Ultra Wide and Tall HD featuring a 170º angle of view, 30 fps, and 4:3 aspect ratio. See more of the action above and below than widescreen16:9 resolutions can show.
• 720p: 1280x720 Ultra Wide HD featuring a 170º angle of view, both 30 and 60 fps, and 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio
5MP Photos, Automatically
HD HERO cameras can shoot hands-free, 5 megapixel photos automatically at 2 / 5 / 10 / 30 / and 60 second intervals until the batteries die or the SD card is full (2.5 hours). Or set it to single shot, triple shot, or self timer for more traditional photo taking.
Shockproof, Bombproof, Waterproof to 180’ / 60m
Proven in heavy surf from Hawaii to Tahiti, Southern Mexico to Northern California, HD HERO is waterproof to 180’ / 60m.