CONTOUR Has Closed Up Shop!

CONTOUR Has Closed Up Shop!

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CONTOUR Has Closed Up Shop!

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geekwire.com is reporting that Contour Inc. has closed up shop leaving GoPro as winner of the wearable camera war that started nearly a decade ago. 

Contour closes Seattle HQ, shocks employees — execs mum on status of GoPro rival

“Contour Inc., one of the pioneers in wearable camera technology, has abruptly closed its Seattle headquarters — surprising many of its employees and leaving the future of the company unclear.

Founded in 2004, the company employed more than 70 people at its peak. It has faced stiff competition in recent years from rival GoPro, but Contour had made the prestigious Inc. 500 list as recently as last year with reported 2011 revenues of $27.3 million.

“As of Friday Contour is CLOSED,” wrote Jacob Hase, the company’s former social media manager, in a public post on his personal Facebook page this week. ”Ya, it shocked all the employees even more. Incredibly hard to just walk away from something you put so much energy into.”

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