The Action Camera Toolbox 1.0.1 update allows you to control multiple cameras using automatic Wifi network switching. The problem with many action cameras is that each camera creates its own Wifi network and runs as an access point. The dynamic Wifi switching feature addresses the problem by switching between Wifi networks. The feature is available on Windows 7 and newer, macOS (not with the App Store version!), Linux, and Android.
The following video shows automatic networks switching between two GoPro Hero cameras:
The recent Action Camera Toolbox 1.0.1 update introduces two new camera types called “ACT Camera” and “ACT Remote Camera”. The ACT Camera is a wrapper camera which runs on the remote device and maps a camera (for instance the device camera or another action camera). In the sample video below the ACT Camera runs on the two smartphones.
The ACT Remote Camera runs on the local device (Windows 10 in the video below) and shows all settings and, if supported by the mapped camera, a live preview snapshot. Together with the multi camera control feature multiple cameras can be controlled at once.
The following video shows how the ACT Remote Camera feature works:
The Action Camera Toolbox app now supports the new GoPro Hero 5 and Hero 5 Session cameras. All features, including pairing, GPS, RAW, audio ProTune, etc. are supported. You can download the latest version here.
The Action Camera Toolbox app is now available for download. The app is compatible with cameras from GoPro, Ricoh, and Xiaomi Yi. The app offers camera control, live preview, multi-camera support, media management, and a powerful scripting language which allows you to realize your own capturing scenarios. Click here for details and download links.