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Old July 7th, 2010, 06:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default An App to control a DSLR camera?

For iPhone and iPod touch users there is an app that can be used to be able to turn their device into a wireless remote control to trigger the camera to snap a picture. Just wondering if anything like that is available for the Droid. BTW, I have a Nikon D90.

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Old July 7th, 2010, 07:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I'd definitely be interested in this as well. BTW, I purchased the D90 recently and It's awesome!
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Old July 7th, 2010, 08:49 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Wouldn't this mean you'd need some sort of bluetooth or wi-fi receiver on the camera, since Androids don't have infrared built in?
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Or do what the iPhone DSLR apps do and require that you connect your DSLR to a PC.
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Default Re: An App to control a DSLR camera?

Bump. I'm very much interested in this..
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Old July 8th, 2010, 12:02 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I would kill for this!
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I too would kill for this.
I just saw a review for an app that does this on the iphone. Canon and Nikon. I would love to be able to sync the phone up to 7D. Could it be done via USB?
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Default simple one

It could be as simple as a timed shutter release using a USB cable - for doing time lapse etc. It doesn't have to be a full control app, although it could grow into that.

Although some initial reading around the interweb suggests that USB host mode (which would be required) is difficult on Android due to the underlying Linux implementation.
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Camera doesn't need Wifi . . .

You can make an infra red transmitter that plus into the headphone jack. The app simply needs to send pulses to the headphone port.

Like so:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=eHbmXVZTAgA


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Default Direct Tether Reality with Xoom & Other Tabs?

Why couldn't this type of app be created to use the tether usb capabilities of the Xoom. Most of us would be willing to Root (to enable USB hosting) and pay for this app. Hint...hint.
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I'd pay for this app
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Hi,

just wanted to let you know that we released last week an android remote control app for canon DSLR -> Remote Your Cam. It was quite a ride to convince two friends of mine investing their time in the deveolpment...It´s only in a early beta version, so we would really appreciate some feedback (email, Facebook, market, in this thread..)

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I'd be interested in such an app also. dslr.bot is something similar for iphones.
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Default maybe this setup will work for you

i came up with this method while trying to find a remote shutter app for my motorola defy to be used to control a nikon d50, but it can be used with other cameras, as long as you have the right software. this does require the camera be connected to a computer, so it isn't really wireless, but it does give you control over the camera settings. first off, you will need an android app that gives you the ability to remotely control a computer, of which there are several (i tried and like PC Remote Controller, priced at $4.99, but there may well be better apps than this). install the app to the phone, install the server software to the computer, and install a camera control utility to your pc (i did this using Nikon's Camera Control 2, but any similar program suited to your camera should operate just fine). after installation and hardware setup (basically, plug the camera in to the computer) start the remote app on both the phone and the computer and establish a connection. from there start the camera control utility either using the phone or just walk to the computer. since the phone can now control the computer, and the computer can control the camera, you essentially have your remote with the ability to alter camera setting. since i am using a D50, i do not know for certain that you could also get a live preview via the phone, but i believe that you should be able to. if anyone is interested, i will answer that question in a couple of days when my new Nikon D5000 arrives. Not a perfect setup, but still it should do the trick.
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Hi,

just wanted to let you know that we released last week an android remote control app for canon DSLR -> Remote Your Cam. It was quite a ride to convince two friends of mine investing their time in the deveolpment...It´s only in a early beta version, so we would really appreciate some feedback (email, Facebook, market, in this thread..)

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I'm very interested. Would love to take take more than 3 HDR exposures from my 7d and g2x. That would rock! Sign me up for the beta.
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I'm very interested. Would love to take take more than 3 HDR exposures from my 7d and g2x. That would rock! Sign me up for the beta.
Hi,

We have already released the pro version with a functioning live view, which can be found in the google market under the name “Remote Cour Cam Pro” (the beta version - without live view – can be found under “Remote Cour Cam Lite”). HDR exposures are currently not supported, however this is definitely being considered for future updates.
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Hi,

We have already released the pro version with a functioning live view, which can be found in the google market under the name “Remote Cour Cam Pro” (the beta version - without live view – can be found under “Remote Cour Cam Lite”). HDR exposures are currently not supported, however this is definitely being considered for future updates.
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You may wanna have a look on this:

photoirmote.wegroo.com

I think this is the app you're looking for. It allows you to remote control your camera. It supports canon, nikon, pentax and sony cameras.

And we're working on new features.
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I just finished a wireless version of this which uses Arduino. And is Open Source too. I'm posting a new thread soon.
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Hey guys! Did you find anything new? I'd really like an app to control my camera (Nikon D3000) to timelapse.
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Yeah I did it!
1) You need IR emitter (make from 2 infrared leds and audio jack).
2) Download this app: market.android.com/details?id=com.zokama.androlirc
3) Go here: lirc.sourceforge.net/remotes/and find your device
for example nikon - lirc.sourceforge.net/remotes/nikon/ML-L3
Download this file and move file on SD card.
4) Start androlirc, and declare path to file on SD card. (such as /sdcard/nikon.conf) and press save.
5) select this profile and goto "Edit keymap", select some "key" and uncheck button disabled, then select some option from "Action/command" (for my nikon d5100 i used "shutter").
Try this on your camera!

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Thats work on many devices, TV, video players and etc... Configs u can find on this site lirc.sourceforge.net/remotes/ or google

P.P.S. sorry for my bad english.
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Hey guys! Did you find anything new? I'd really like an app to control my camera (Nikon D3000) to timelapse.
Yep, if you wanna control your camera for timelapses then try PhotoIRmote.
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Old October 3rd, 2011, 12:58 PM   #23 (permalink)
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I came across this thread when looking for something to control the wifes Canon DSLR. Remote your cam lite looked worth a try, but with the problems with andriod market, I cannot for the life of me download it.
I will not buy the pro version till I have tried the lite version. Why can't I get the lite version form somewhere else instead of the market!
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There is an app in Market to controll your DSLR (Nikon or Canon) from your Tablet device.

CamCap
http://goo.gl/PNpwe
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I've found a new one in the Android Market: DSLR Remote. It can remote control Canon, Fuji, Minolta, Nikon, Olympus, Sony and Pentax cameras. Either by infrared or by wire. And most of all: it's free!

https://market.android.com/details?id=de.dslrremote
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Hi,
Can I know whether there is one for panasonic GX1?


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