Dashcam Viewer v1.6.1 Released for Mac and Windows

Well we added something a little different to Dashcam Viewer 1.6.1 for Mac:

New Features:

  • [Mac Dashcam Viewer] Added support for video captured by a GoPro Hero3 mounted in a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter using GPS flight data logged by a Flytrex Core. The Phantom is the most popular quadcopter in the market and the Flytrex Core is one of the most popular accessories for the Phantom. Dashcam Viewer will read the comma-separated value (CSV) data files produced by the Flytrex Core and animate the position of the quadcopter on a map as movie of the flight is shown in the Player window, simultaneously. Note that the GoPro movie and the CSV file must have the same base name. For example, beach_flyover.MP4 and beach_flyover.CSV. Please see video below for a demo of how this works.
  • I guess you could call this aerial dashcam support. 😉

Note: The Windows version of Dashcam Viewer 1.6.1 also supports this feature but GoPro movie playback performance has been choppy on my test machines so Windows is not officially supported at this time.

Dashcam Viewer v1.6.0 Released for Windows

Just posted version 1.6.0 of Windows Dashcam Viewer:

New Features:

  • Switched to using Bing Maps instead of Google Maps in the Map View. Google made a surreptitious change to their API in mid-December 2014 which made the Map View in Dashcam Viewer stop working correctly (DCV was not the only application affected). The Bing Maps implementation provides all the functionality of the previous Google Maps implementation.
  • Added preliminary support for MINI 0805 GPS data format. This is in beta. Change the 0805 capture resolution to no higher than 1080p mode for movies to play in DCV.
  • Better support for dashcams that store their altitude in nmea format, like the Vicovation Marcus series.
  • Added support for the iSymDVR app, which turns the iPhone into a dashcam.
  • Export of GPX now includes vehicle speed (in km/h)
  • For dashcams that record vehicle altitude, altitude in meters will be exported inthe GPX file.

Bug Fixes:

  • Vehicle speed reported in GPX file is now meters/sec instead of km/hr as per GPX v1.0 specification.
  • Movie start markers are more accurately placed on map.

Dashcam Viewer v1.6.0 Released for Mac

Just posted version 1.6.0 of Mac Dashcam Viewer:

New Features:

  • Switched to using Bing Maps instead of Google Maps in the Map View. Google made a surreptitious change to their API in mid-December 2014 which made the Map View in Dashcam Viewer stop working correctly (DCV was not the only application affected). The Bing Maps implementation provides all the functionality of the previous Google Maps implementation.
  • Added preliminary support for MINI 0805 GPS data format. This is in beta. Change the 0805 capture resolution to no higher than 1080p mode for movies to play in DCV.
  • Better support for dashcams that store their altitude in nmea format, like the Vicovation Marcus series.
  • Added support for the iSymDVR app, which turns the iPhone into a dashcam.
  • Export of GPX now includes vehicle speed (in km/h)
  • For dashcams that record vehicle altitude, altitude in meters will be exported inthe GPX file.

Bug Fixes:

  • Vehicle speed reported in GPX file is now meters/sec instead of km/hr as per GPX v1.0 specification.
  • Movie start markers are more accurately placed on map.

Still working on Windows version. Stay tuned.