Feature request: WiFi toggle with Parking Mode

dqgs

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Would it be possible to add a feature that turns the WiFi on in Parking Mode automatically, using 3 wire kit? And turn it off automatically while driving?
 

viofo

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May I know you need this feature?
Tune on Wi-Fi in parking mode will use more power, and create more heating.
Normally we don't suggest to keep the Wi-Fi always on.
 

dqgs

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I park my car close to the house and it would be convinient to review footage remotely. Now I have to think about turning Wi-Fi on…and then turning it off again so the bitrate doesn't suffer.
 

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We will not add automatically turn on Wi-Fi.
But we will add Wi-Fi station mode, support camera to connect wireless route, so can download video with home PC.
 

dqgs

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So instead of running an Access Point on the camera, the camera would run in a Client Mode, connecting to a home Wi-Fi? That is some good news.

Would this mode run automatically in the parking mode?
 

Alistair Parsons

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If the car is near your house, would it be easier to use a CCTV/IP camera?

Station mode is great, they added it to the Git2 and it became an IP camera, and so I could drive my RC car around and see the footage up on my TV, streamed throught VLC.
 

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Yes, can act like a IP cam.
But no plan to enable the Wi-Fi automatically in the parking mode.
 
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