by the AERVIDEO Team

New perspectives for your beloved ones - Our Gift Guide for Creatives

This year has been rough for all of us. We’re here to help you make the best out of the holiday season, so 2020 can end on a good note. Since we’re always on the hunt for ‘new perspectives’, we’ve got a pretty good overview about different brands, products and offers out there on the sometimes overwhelming market. If your beloved ones are anything like us (GoPro fanatics or generally interested in photo-/videography) this shortlist with some of our favourite products will come in handy while shopping for gifts this year.

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by Kai Langohr

Worldwide Shipping? Easier said than done.

For a parcel to make it around the world, a lot has to happen. The journey begins with a customer ordering a product from the online shop. Once the payment is processed, the order needs to be picked, packed, commissioned and finally be fetched by the carrier, before it will be passed on between individual shipping hubs a dozen times, until it eventually arrives on your doorstep... 

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by Arne Kronemeyer

A startups unconventional hiring approach - choosing attitude over skill.

First hires definitely stir up a lot of excitement in most companies, and it most certainly did for us. Even though it is a merit for your company that someone turns other opportunities down and wants to be part of your journey (which feels amazing), it also brings along a lot of responsibility. All out of a sudden you’re in charge of someone else’s livelihood...

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by Levin Pablo

The future of content is vertical

There are a couple of vertical mounts out there already, but after talking it through within our team, we set out to design our very own AER Vertical Mount. Some modeling, a couple 3D prints and the sourcing of aluminum GoPro screws’ later, we had a product we were happy with. The AER Vertical Mount was launched in week two of our for 4 WEEKS OF AER campaign this summer. We were super stoked to see you guys loving and embracing it so much. However, this wouldn’t be an AER blog post without a major plot twist...

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by Levin Pablo

Remote Work before it was cool.

Remote Work has been on a rise lately. With the ongoing global pandemic keeping people in the lockdown, businesses are forced to rethink their processes to adapt to this new situation. The topic of remote work and WFH (work from home) seems to be omnipresent right now, and a quick look into Google trends confirms this impression. The extraordinary situation we’re in, has accelerated this transformation into a new working culture...

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by Levin Pablo

How we fucked up the initial design of the AER Wings - and then fixed it.

This story begins a few years ago. We had launched our Kickstarter Campaign in October 2016 and looking back at it now, those five weeks seem like a blur full of hard work, excitement and celebration. [...] We kept telling ourselves: "Oh, that’s just because this was a CNC drilled prototype - once we have it made in a real molding tool it will be much more durable!” Spoiler alert: It wasn’t.

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by Arne Kronemeyer

A startup’s view on the COVID-19 lockdown - how we’re dealing with the crisis.

A couple of weeks ago every startup was still talking about launching new products, hiring new employees or closing big financing rounds. Now, these plans have changed entirely. Nearly all startups are affected by declining sales and rising uncertainty - to make things short: It’s all about survival now.

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by Levin Pablo

Why you can’t get AER with Same-Day delivery: our love-hate relationship with Amazon.

In this blog post we’d like to elaborate on our love-hate relationship with one of the most influential businesses in today’s world — Amazon. They’re sending out over 1.5 million packages a day and are changing the way we shop online...

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by Levin Pablo

“If you’re not interested in doing business, what are you even doing here?!” - Our experience at ISPO 2020

Earlier this year the AERVIDEO team got to spend a couple of days at the sports fair ISPO in Munich. We had a small booth and were able to present AER to a myriad of different and very interesting people. While we were enjoying great conversations...

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