SAN MATEO, CALIF. (Jan. 14, 2014) – GoPro today announced that the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has recognized the company with a 2013 Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award in the category of Inexpensive Small Rugged HD Camcorders. GoPro was selected for its groundbreaking HERO3 camera technology, which has enabled television production professionals to capture engaging perspectives that were never before possible.
GoPro Founder and CEO, Nicholas Woodman, accepted the Emmy on behalf of the company at a ceremony held in Las Vegas on Jan. 9. Celebrating the distinguished honor bestowed upon the company and recognizing the GoPro team for their contributions to the award, Woodman stated, “An idea is just an idea unless you have an incredibly talented team of engineers who can make it a reality.”
The Emmy Award recognizes the mark GoPro has made in the professional video production industry. “That the best selling consumer camera in the world has also been so enthusiastically adopted by film and television professionals is something we’re very proud of,” Woodman notes. “It’s a testament to the quality and versatility of our products and our passion for enabling the world to capture incredible content.”
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To view footage from the GoPro Emmy win and award ceremony, visit the GoPro YouTube page. For more information on GoPro and its HERO line of cameras, including the recently-launched HERO3+ and more than 50 mounts and accessories, visit GoPro.com.
GoPro makes the world’s best selling and most versatile cameras, enabling people to capture immersive and engaging footage of themselves during their favorite activities. GoPro’s HERO line of wearable and gear mountable cameras are used collectively by more consumers, professional athletes, and video production professionals than any other camera in the world. Based in San Mateo, California, GoPro’s products are sold in more than 35,000 stores in over 100 countries worldwide and direct via GoPro.com.
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