Any resemblance to Kodak’s original “Instamatic” name is surely coincidental – and rather clever! Polaroid unveils an adorable, tiny cube camera for action shots | The Verge.
Action cameras are now available from many camera makers – not just GoPro. Panasonic and Sony also have lines of action cameras, also known as “point of view” or POV cameras.
Because these cameras are typically small and narrow (all except the GoPro Hero cameras are very narrow) they make for great paired 3D cameras with the possibility of short interaxial lens spacing that you cannot achieve with typical compact or DSLR type cameras.