GoPro acquires a virtual reality company that focuses on 360-degree media capture

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It’s been a few years since GoPro announced a major acquisition, but today that changes with its purchase of Kolor, a French virtual reality company specializing in capturing and sharing “spherical media.” The acquisition takes extreme action videos to the next level as it allows GoPro to turn its technology into a 360-degree motion capture experience. Previously, photographers were only able to do so using six GoPros simultaneously. Along with the announcement, GoPro also released an interactive YouTube clip that allows users to drag and explore the video, viewing from any variety of angles. The video, of course, is available in 4K (but not slo-mo!) Although GoPro did…

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