GoPro Brings Tahiti Surfing in Virtual Reality to Facebook

GoPro shares exclusive content for the launch of 360-degree videos in News Feed for iOS

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2015 — (PRNewswire) —   GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO), enabler of some of today's most engaging content, announced it is launching a new 360-degree video on Facebook: Tahiti Surf VR. Beginning today, Facebook users can experience the exclusive content right in News Feed on Android and iOS devices, and on the web. Facebook announced support for 360-degree videos on iOS devices earlier today.

To experience GoPro's new spherical content shot with its proprietary six-camera spherical rig announced earlier this year, check out Anthony Walsh and Matahi Drollet as they bring us inside some of the biggest barrels Tahiti has to offer in full 360-degrees. 

Tahiti Surf VR is the latest in a series of GoPro 360-degree videos created and shared exclusively on Facebook. First announced in September, people on Facebook have enjoyed a variety of immersive experiences from the vantage point of GoPro, including Moto VR with Ronnie Renner and Ski VR with Chris Davenport and Julia Mancuso.

Viewers will not need a headset to access the new GoPro videos on Facebook. People can discover these immersive 360 videos right in News Feed on web, iOS and Android, where viewers can choose what angle they want to see it from. On the web, the content can be explored by dragging the mouse around the video. On Android and iOS devices, viewers can drag their finger across the screen or turn the device on its side to navigate. Additionally, viewers can visit GoPro's Facebook Page directly: https://www.facebook.com/gopro

For more information on GoPro and its HERO line of cameras and accessories, visit  GoPro.com.

About GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in their sport has become a widely adopted solution for people to capture themselves engaged in their interests, whatever they may be. From extreme to mainstream, professional to consumer, GoPro enables the world to capture and share its passion. And in turn, the world has helped GoPro become one of the most exciting and aspirational companies of our time.

For more information, visit  www.gopro.com or connect with GoPro on YouTube, Twitter, FacebookPinterestInstagram, or  LinkedIn.

GOPRO® and HERO® are trademarks or registered trademarks of GoPro Inc. in the United States and other countries.

 

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