Action camera is the digital camera which is very hard, tough, and rugged at their surface and with very High definition. It is normally used mainly for films and other shooting at any place of the earth. The major work of the camera is to record everything without interacting with camera. If it is removed form its usual housing or any protective housing its recording goes on without any interruption. All the recording gets stored in micro SD card or micro-USB connector. Action Cam is widely used in underground photography or imaging for being waterproof.
Action camera is majorly used for film works, shooting outdoor games or sports. The camera is attached to helmet, car surfboard and even handlebars of the user. Action camera is widely used in sports like sky diving, bungee jumping, water polo and other sports related to water. Photographers are keen in imaging shipwrecks, underwater landscapes, photos of seaweeds, invertebrates and the unimaginable geographical underwater features. Action camera has the capability to take split images both under and over water images.
Action camera belongs to the GoPro range of camera which solely is focused for manufacturing action cameras and building video editing software. The action Cam has ultra-high definition resolution which is around 4k. If compared from the previous years the sale of Action camera has increased manifold only due to the resolution capacity and for multiple usage. By 2020 the sales of action camera is likely to cross the standard gull HD category cameras. The recording capacity of action camera ranges from 30fps to 120fps. Camera which has the recording capacity of 120fps is considered to be best for any kind of shooting.
The companies which are the leading manufacturer or Action cam are Sony, Toshiba, Tom Tom, Polaroid, Panasonic and Xiomi.