Harrys with Xiaomi Action Cams?

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Harrys with Xiaomi Action Cams?

Post by autonomy »

Hello,

Wondering if Harry's Lap Timer has support for Xiaomi "Yi" action cams? Popular GoPro alternatives from China.

I've used Harrys with my GoPro Hero3 previously, but Ideally I'd like to use 2-3 cameras and having tested the Xiaomi cam's, they're comparable and a lot cheaper than GoPro's.. Especially the new Xiaomi Yi 4K which has just released and with specs & price that trounce the top gopros. I'd love to shoot with a few of those.

Heres some info on their various cams if unfamiliar:

http://xiaoyi.com

http://www.gearbest.com/action-cameras/ ... 18NzM3Ng==
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Re: Harrys with Xiaomi Action Cams?

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Due to the low price mark, they are quite popular and are requested to get integrated. However, I'm not aware of a 3rd party interface they provide for 3rd parties - which is a requirement.

You can record with these cams manually and add it to LapTimer after the fact. Steps are described in Video Documentation available from www.gps-laptimer.de/documentation

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Re: Harrys with Xiaomi Action Cams?

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At least, there is a Python tool to control the app. Maybe a first help?

https://dashcamtalk.com/forum/threads/x ... mac.11206/
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Re: Harrys with Xiaomi Action Cams?

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Their is a public interface to remote control via wifi.

https://copter.sovgvd.info/a/Xiaomi-Yi- ... te-control

Do you see any issues with that? I ordered a YI camera, and would love to help to integrate support for HLT. Please contact me ;-)

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Re: Harrys with Xiaomi Action Cams?

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Up. Thinking of ordering the new Yi 4K vs a GoPro 4 Silver.
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Re: Harrys with Xiaomi Action Cams?

Post by AlfaGTV72 »

Bumping this thread.

Was anyone able to use non-go pro cameras? I agree with the OP the Yi is an excellent value.

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Re: Harrys with Xiaomi Action Cams?

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The api is well documented see https://github.com/YITechnology/YIOpenAPI
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Re: Harrys with Xiaomi Action Cams?

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Have a Yi 4K Action camera here and would love integration with Harry's LapTimer.
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Re: Harrys with Xiaomi Action Cams?

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I just bought a Yi 4K Action camera and would be happy to use it with Harry's LapTimer.

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Re: Harrys with Xiaomi Action Cams?

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Same would be a great option!
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