HERO9 Black’s new v1.5 firmware includes:
Up to 30% faster wireless transfer of content from the action camera to the GoPro app
Developed HyperSmooth 3.0 performance in cold temperatures
A slo-mo shortcut slider button
Better GPS accuracy
Support for live streaming with the Max Lens Mod, bringing Max HyperSmooth and SuperView plus in-camera horizon-lock to live streaming
Pro 3.5mm Mic Adapter support for users who want to use external mics in the Media Mod for HERO9 Black
Firmware updates are also available for HERO8 Black and GoPro MAX that increase wireless transfer speeds by up to 15% and 20%, respectively, and provide compatibility with GoPro’s new The Remote.
The Remote is a smartwatch-size accessory that can be fixed on anything from a user’s wrist to a gear strap, handlebar or rollbar. It is rugged and waterproof to 16 feet, features a large status display and glove-friendly buttons. The Remote enables convenient control of the most used camera functions, including powering on and off, mode changing and shutter button control.
Remote can control up to five GoPro cameras simultaneously from 200
feet away. And it uses Bluetooth Low Energy for maximum battery life
and easy pairing with your GoPro.
The Remote is compatible with HERO9 Black, HERO8 Black and MAX and is available on GoPro.com for $79.99, or at a 30% discount for GoPro Subscribers. It is currently available in North America only with a worldwide release coming in February 2021.
The HERO9 Black, HERO8 Black and MAX firmware updates are available on GoPro.com and via the GoPro app.