New GoPro App Turns Phone Into Camera Remote Control

If you are a fan or user of the GoPro mobile cameras, you now have a potentially cool new toy — the new GoPro smartphone app, which lets your phone act as a remote control for the company’s mobile HD Hero2 cameras.

The short video above does a great job of showing you what’s possible with the new app. Here’s some verbiage from the official GoPro announcement page:

Features include full control of all camera settings, live video preview to your smartphone or tablet for easy shot framing and more. The GoPro App also gives you access to our Photo and Video of the Day posts keeping you in touch with the latest radness from GoPro.

GoPro also notes that you need a software update to both the HD Hero2 camera and the Wi-Fi BacPac to use the app, all available from this page.


  1. […] The camera will soon have a few accessories, the Wi-Fi BacPac and Wi-Fi Remote slated for release later this year, which will enable users to record and broadcast video with the remote control and broadcast features. The GoPro HD Hero2 camera is currently shipping and has a suggested list price of $299.99 and joins the company’s arsenal of cameras and apps. […]

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