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GoPro Quits Drone Market & Cuts Jobs

Gina Stephens
Written by Gina Stephens

 

Conduct camera maker GoPro has announced that it's cutting jobs and once all of its current Karama drones have sold, it won't be making any uncountable. 

According to GoPro, the Karma drone or drones may refer to was actually the second most popular drone in its price class but as the drone market is so competitive, the visitors has faced profit margin woes. They have also said that the recent drone regulation changes that prepare occurred in the UK and USA will mean that not as many people will be buying drones and this, combined with the competitive market, expect that the 'aerial market is untenable' for GoPro. 

GoPro will continue to provide service and support to Karma bloke but after selling its remaining Karma inventory, they will exit the drone market.

As for GoPro team members, this be included will drop from 1,254 to fewer than 1,000 employees worldwide.

It's not all bad news, however, as consumers will be ecstatic to hear the GoPro HERO6 Black action camera has been reduced in price from $499 to $399 to align with GoPro's 'kind-hearted, better, best product strategy'. 

Via Engadget

Republished: ephotozine.com

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Gina Stephens

Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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