A smarter DSLR.
There when you need it.
What happens when you marry an iPhone or SmartPhone with a DSLR ?
It turns out, your iPhone or your smartphone could do many things for you on the go.
In fact, they were built for that, and guess what. There is a socket on your DSLR that you don’t use all the time; the HotShoe socket, or cobra flash socket.
So at Pocketdemo, we’ve created that dock that holds your smartphone in that HotShoe socket.
And because your SmartPhone is right there when you need it, then it is there to work for you automatically.
Let’s start with the 2 most important features it will bring to your DSLR: Geotagging and Sharing pictures
Your DSLR with a 3G/4G connection!
What if you could share a High Quality DSLR picture by E-mail, SMS or via cloud services like iCloud or DropBox ?
That is something you’ve done for years with your camera phone, but never did with your DSLR.
That is about to change when combining the Flash-Dock & EyeFi SD Cards.
EyeFi cards are SD Cards that both store your pictures and feature a WIFI chip.
Using the EyeFi app on the AppStore or Android Market, you can receive in real time the pictures you are taking directly on your SmartPhone. Once on the phone, you can send them to whoever you want through the 3G/4G networks.
With GPX files.
Your smartphone has a built-in GPS and most DSLR don’t.
Did you know that your smartphone could record your tracks into a file called GPX file?
Well, that file is then read by iPhoto, Aperture, Lightroom, Photoshop Elements, Picasa and most photo library softwares and what those softwares do is merging this GPS data with the metadata of pictures you have taken during that trek, walk, expedition, trip, you name it.
It’s that simple! … and it’s FREE
Your smartphone works for you while you take pictures.
Some Add-on devices like BlueSLR plug into your DSLR GPS connector.
Since your Smartphone also has a bluetooth connection, it can send in real time location informations to your camera that in turns will use it to geotag your pictures.
It works the same way as if you had a GPS receiver plugged into your DSLR, only cheaper.
And unlike geotaging using .gpx files, there is no need to do anything in your picture library software as all pictures on your card already contain location informations.
5D Mark II assistant.
Helping the low light AF issue.
For DSLR cameras like the Canon 5D Mark II, low light autofocus can be challenging.
Use your smartphone’s flash to help your camera autofocusing or simply use it as a softer flash than traditional cobra flashes.
Get your DSLR smarter as new apps and accessories become available.