How to update the Unleashed firmware via the app

We regularly release firmware updates for the Unleashed, to add new features and make constant improvements to its existing features. Follow these easy steps to update the firmware of your Unleashed: 1. To update the firmware, or see if an update is available, you may need to update the app first. Check the App Store […] Read more…

Is the Unleashed compatible with external GPS devices?

Yes! The compatible GPS Receivers are: Holux M-241 Plus QStarz BL-1000ST QStarz BL-1000GT QStarz BL-818GT *new* Transystem GL-770 These GPS Receivers are some of the few that support Bluetooth Low Energy. Unfortunately most other GPS receivers use only Classic Bluetooth (as did our Unleashed’09) but the Unleashed ’18 is not compatible with those. The above […] Read more…

Is the Unleashed compatible with L-brackets?

Yes, it is very likely that it will work with your L-bracket. Most L-Brackets have a cut-out area around the connectors, so you still have access to the sockets. This is exactly where the Unleashed plugs in, and since it is so small, it will usually fit in that cutout area. On Nikons Pro DSLRs, […] Read more…

Does the app need to be open for geotagging to work?

You don’t have to have the app open, meaning actively in the foreground, to be able to use geotagging. Once you’ve activated geotagging, the app only needs to run in the background – feel free to put away your phone if you don’t need it for anything else. Only if you completely close (force-quit) the […] Read more…

Will the GPS drain my phone battery?

No. Nowadays, locating your phone’s position is highly optimized by the brightest minds at Apple, Google and smartphone manufacturers. We also optimized the Unleashed in ways that it only requests GPS coordinates when you’re actively using the camera with geotagging turned on. Normally, when you’re using geotagging you’re holding your camera in your hand. So […] Read more…

What is the difference compared to other solutions on the market?

The Unleashed is a camera accessory that is unlike other solution in the market of smart camera remote controls. Here are a couple of reasons why: Design: The Unleashed is a tiny unobtrusive device that sits on the side of your camera, NOT blocking the hot-shoe. You’re still able to hold your camera normally and […] Read more…

Will the Unleashed drain my camera battery?

No. We developed the Unleashed to be as tiny as possible so it could stay on the camera at all times. This alone meant that the Unleashed couldn’t be a camera accessory that needs to be charged and that it had to be an extremely power saving device. This is why we developed it to […] Read more…

Will more features be added?

Yes. The app and the module are designed and built in a way so app updates and firmware upgrades are possible at any point. The main reason we did this was not only to provide updates for improved user experience or getting rid of bugs, but to be able to provide additional free features as […] Read more…

Can the Unleashed help with taking videos too?

Yes, of course. The Unleashed and the app let you change video settings and start and stop video, as well. This is especially great when you have several cameras at different locations and you want to shoot a video from different angles without having to go to each camera every time. Read more…