Does the wifi to ipad send a jpeg or full raw file?
Ok, then I guess similar to Hasselblad.
This announcement is for the IQ2 which can broadcast directly from the digital back to the iPad/iPhone/iPodTouch.
Yes, the Aptus+iPaq was WAY ahead of it's time.But working over bluetooth it was very slow and the iPaq itself left a lot to be desired regarding battery life, interface, responsiveness, boot up speed etc.
Very cool feature, it would be even cooler if you could do the same thing on any computer running c1, when I can I shoot to a 27" imac and is great for reviewing.I expect this wifi-feature to devour battery life, any real life tests?
To be a technical nit-pick I wouldn't call it a "JPG".But Biggs is right, the IQ2 is doing all the math/decoding and sending it in real time to the iPad. So when you zoom to 100% on the iPad the IQ2 will decode just that part of the file and send it to the iPad. This makes it really fast compared to any solution where you have to transmit the entire file. You can zoom to 100% after capture, even on an 80mp file.
One thought. Using an ad hoc network set up and emanating from the camera requires that the backpower the wifi all the time and emitting a signal to keep the ad hoc network up.Can it work using an ad hoc network setup by an iPad or tablet PC? Would save back battery power and minimize wifi exposure if your peeking into the camera for a long time.
Also for the type of use being made long range is not really necessary so there is probably no need for a powerful signal.
We're expecting operating range over ad-hoc to be around 8 meters. I agree that covers most anticipated uses. Though, I can imagine many situations where a greater distance would be very useful, and for those situations (and really any situation for which plugging an airport express into an a/c outlet isn't a hinderance) a dedicated wifi network would be preferable..
Okay Doug that is just not freaking far enough from the Grizzly sucking down a fish that I want to shoot can we please work on twelve meters here. I'm ...
Guy, surely you are not planning on leaving your spanking new IQ260 and 28mm on a Cambo with ivory handles for the grizzly? At at 8m, at least you have a chance to jump in between the bear and the kit -- you need to think practical here