In May, GoPro came out with GoPro Laboratories, a sandbox that gave its most passionate users a chance to tinker with both experimental and developing features. The only downside was that you could only try it out if you had a Hero8 Black, then GoPro’s flagship model. It changes. Today, the company is expanding support for GoPro Labs to include the recent Hero9 Black and his oldest Hero7 Black and Max models.
Best of all, today’s update includes seven new features for owners of these action cameras to check out. Most fall into the “why didn’t they think about adding them sooner?” category as the really experimental additions. But that’s okay as they will have more incentive for GoPro users to try them out accordingly. One of the smarter additions is a feature that will use your GoPro’s sensors to start and stop capturing footage when it detects motion. This way, you can forget about your GoPro’s battery and memory card management, as the camera will take care of it for you.