A few months ago, GoPro announced the Hero5 camera. Obviously this is an upgrade over the previous release and we were treated to upgraded specs, but one of the standout features of the camera is that it comes with voice controls, meaning that if you have the camera mounted on a helmet, you’ll be able to control it using your voice which would be more convenient.
However there might be some situations in which the camera’s microphone might not be so deft in picking up your voice, like if you’re skiing downhill and the wind is too loud, or it might not be able to hear you over the roar of a car or motorbike engine, and so on. The good news is that it looks like GoPro has a solution to that problem by launching Remo, a voice-controlled remote for your camera.
The Remo is a relatively small device and can be worn a couple of different ways: it can be straps around your wrist, or thanks to a clip it can also be clipped onto the collar of your jacket. Basically it offers users more ways to use the voice control feature in case the camera’s microphone can’t pick up what you’re saying.
The best part is that it is also waterproof of up to 5m, so taking it with you while you’re swimming or surfing will not be a problem. If you’re interested in getting your hands on it, it is priced at $80 and will come with the clip and wrist housings.