Google Clips Update Brings HiRes Still Photos Capture

Google Clips

The Google Clips app has a new update rolling out that brings a couple of new features to the AI-powered gamera.  The new app build is version 1.4.189410803 for those keeping score at home and brings a couple of new features to the device.

In addition to this new app update, there is a new firmware update for your camera itself which will enable these new features.  You can update the Clips firmware from the app itself after you perform the app update.

First, you can now get high resolution still photos from manual captures using Clips.  When you press the shutter button either in the Live Preview in the app or the physical button on your camera, you will get a HiRes image along with the normal clip that you already get with the camera.

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Review – Google Clips is a Fun AI-Driven Camera to Capture Candid Moments

Google Clips

Google has officially pulled the covers off the Google Clips, the AI-Driven camera that is aimed to take candid photos and motion pictures all in a self contained package.

With a 130° viewing angle, and 16GB of storage, the idea behind the camera was to set it up and let it capture random events with children, pets and in home events.  The device has Google’s AI built into it so it can recognize faces and and does all of the thinking for you on when to capture and what.

Clips is very centric on protection of your data and privacy.  Everything is on the device, including the AI, so nothing goes out until you share it.

Over the past few weeks I’ve had a loaner Google Clips thanks to Google and it is a mighty impressive little device.

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Google Clips Now Available to Waitlist, Won’t Ship Until March

Google Clips

Back in October at the Pixel event, Google announced the self contained, AI-driven stand alone camera, the Google Clips.  With a 130° viewing angle, and 16GB of storage, the idea behind the camera was to set it up and let it capture random events with children, pets and in home events.  The device has Google’s AI built into it so it can recognize faces and and does all of the thinking for you on when to capture and what.

Clips is very centric on protection of your data and privacy.  Everything is on the device, including the AI, so nothing goes out until you share it.

Last week Google Clips passed through the FCC approval process, which was an early indicator that it would be available soon.  That happened on Friday, with pre-orders available up until mid-day on Saturday.  Then it moved to the current waitlist state where it is likely going to remain for a while.

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