GoPro recently opened its camera system with GoPro Labs, allowing users to add experimental features such as capturing movies with motion detection. Now, the company is taking a big step further with the introduction of the Open the GoPro API for Hero 9 Black.
With the API, developers can access the following Hero 9 Black features: Wireless connectivity, camera command and control, camera status, camera preview, and review and transfer of SD card media. It is already being used by Huami companies to incorporate wireless control with their devices Amazfit smartwatches, operate a GoPro on an FPV drone with the Orqa FPV and also from Sena to control the Hero 9 Black with voice commands.
Other companies using the API include Pixellot, which has created a wireless GoPro controller for sports streaming, and Centurion Boats, which allows you to control the camera wirelessly from a boat’s rudder screen. The possibilities are wide enough for such a small and mobile camera, and according to GoPro demo pages, she support Python, Csharp, Swift and CC ++.
Along with the API, GoPro has released the 1.6 camera firmware update for the Hero9 Black, on GoPro App Quik and GoPro.com. New features include improved power on and off of the camera, Quik app connectivity, touch screen sensitivity in menus and settings and reliability when using the remote control to control your camera.
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