New camera accessory: Xsories Weye Feye

Price: $469

Attach this handy device to a DSLR and you will be able to remotely control the camera via an app (iOS and Android). As the device generates its own Wi-Fi network and has a built-in battery, it is completely autonomous.

It uses the 802.11n Wi-Fi standard and has a range of up to 80m. An operation lag of just 0.2sec means the remote shooting feels responsive.

The Weye Feye app allows you to adjust camera settings such as ISO, white balance, aperture and metering. You can also adjust the focus and switch modes on the fly.

It has a gallery function which you can use to view the images and upload them directly to a computer or social network.

The device works with most camera brands.

This article was first published on August 6, 2014.
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