GoPro signs deal to put its camera lenses and sensors in third-party products

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GoPro and Jabil previously partnered for the Hero line.

GoPro has entered into a licensing partnership with Jabil, a manufacturing services company known for its electronics design, the action camera company announced today. Jabil is going to use GoPro’s design and intellectual property to make camera lenses and sensors for third-party products. GoPro and Jabil collaborated on the Hero4 and have continued to work together since.

The products will include digital imaging and consumer-facing gear, but not any cameras that would directly compete against GoPro’s own devices. “Imagine a world where video conferencing, robotics, and even self-driving cars are powered by GoPro’s camera lenses and image sensors. Together, GoPro and Jabil can make this a reality,” said Sandor Barna, GoPro’s chief…

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