The GoPro HERO2 action camera has become quite popular in the world of sports television. In April when GoPro announced 35Mbit & the implementation of a Technicolor Gamma Curve they got our attention. Today GoPro announced the WIFI BacPac™ + Wi-Fi Remote Combo. Their ad (seen above) looks pretty impressive to me. $99 will turn your iPhone (or other smartphone) into a remote monitor that’s good for up to 180m range and can connect to up to 50 GoPro’s. This is intriguing not only because you can monitor & control your GoPro’s at a very reasonable price, but also because it opens up new possibilities of filmmaking and makes the GoPro even more versatile. This can be used to monitor a quad-copter rig for example or control & monitor the camera at any other inconvenient location. The GoPro WIFI combo can be ordered here [UPDATE:] now (limited quantity): The GoPro HERO2 Technicolor ProTune firmware update is said to come soon. We’ll keep you posted.Read more
We only send updates about our most relevant articles. No spam, guaranteed! And if you don't like our newsletter, you can unsubscribe with a single click. Read our full opt-out policy here.