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GoProInfo Tool to extract GoPro Camera's Settings

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

Unfortunately there is no human readable settings information in the GoPro MP4 file.  However there are few bits that contain the camera's information. Hypoxic wrote a tool to extract the GoPro settings and the times of the highlight tags. This tool was made for the GoPro HERO4 but may work for older cameras. Leave feedback on HYPOXIC's Facebook page or git repository if you have suggestions.   For MAC OSx GoProInfo v. 0.0.5For PC GoProInfo v. 0.0.6 Based upon Bento4, the...

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UPDATED: What's next from GoPro Inc.?

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

We spend a lot of time working on the interoperability between our products and GoPro Cameras. In doing this we uncover some features that may or may not make it into future products. Here are some of the bigger points: Multi Cam The camera's firmware enables multiple GoPro HERO4s to be synchronized (genlocked) to prevent inner-frame latency issues between cameras. This enables bullet-time and 360deg cubes to capture the exact same instant on all cameras. It also simplifies the post operations since...

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GoPro HERO4 Session Undocumented

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

my image GoPro HERO4 Session / Codname: Rocky Point Firmware version: HX1.01.01.00 (Based on GoPro HERO3+ Silver code base ARM/Thumb)Linux/ arm 2.6.38.8 Kernel Processor: Ambarella A7L_BUB (core freq: 156mhz, arm freq: 600mhz, idsp freq: 133mhz) Sensor: On Semi AR0835HS - High speed sensor supporting 8 Mp (4:3) and 6 Mp (16:9) up to 60 fpsFlash: Micron MT29F2G08ABAEA - SLC NAND Flash Parallel 3.3V 2Gbit 256M x 8bitDDR: 2GB, 377Mhz, LPDDR2 Power Management Unit: AMS AS3715 Accelerometer: bma2x2 - Bosch Sensortec MEMS accelerometerA2D: TLV320 - Automotive Catalog Stereo Audio CODEC, 8- to 96 kHz config.gz (Linux version 2.6.38.8) (See Open...

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GoPro HERO4 Session for Skydiving

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

my image (Photo from GoPro Bomb Squad Like them!) Good With its 1.5" cube form-factor and 50% smaller it's great for skydivers worried about snag hazards. The new mounts and one button recording make it a good camera for the weekend warrior. Waterproof without an additional case is great for water based sports.   Sleek wrist mount is perfect for Tandem Instructors using hand-cam. Bad The $399 price tag is expensive for its feature set (8MP stills / 1080@60fps - 25Mbps bitrate / Based...

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How to Install your GoPro Permanently

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

my image This video shows you how to use a GoPro Low Profile Mount to permanently affix your GoPro to your helmet. This is generally recommened for skydiving helmets where you can drill into them, but can be used for other sports. Please use caution. Below is how the mount looks once installed.

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