Straight out of the box, the WASPcam “Gideon” is possibly the most feature-rich camera on the market. The Gideon records HD video up to 1080p60 (and also 1080p30, 960p60 and 720p120), takes still-images up to 16MPm and has built-in WiFi. You can connect the camera to your iPhone or Android device for live viewing.
A new camera company has emerged in the action camera market and their latest offering is creating a lot of buzz in the kayak fishing industry. WASPcam, based in Canada, has pushed the envelope in feature and price with two new offerings that launched January 15.
The Gideon sets itself apart with its wireless wrist remote that gives users a live viewing screen and remote control. The wrist remote connects from up to 15’away, and doubles as a watch. In addition to the camera and wrist remote, the Gideon also comes with two different camera mounts, fog inserts, waterproof and vented backs for the waterproof case, a wall charger, and Velcro strap.
Possibly the biggest surprise with the Gideon is the price. MSRP for the Gideon varies slightly, but in most markets it is $319. As more of these cameras reach consumer hands, side-by-side comparisons of video performance in varying conditions will become available.WASPcam’s second new offering, the "JAKD", is piquing the interest of consumers looking for a value-priced camera with plenty of options. The JAKD camera can shoot 1080p@25fps or 720p@30fps. While it may not be ideal for video pros, novice and intermediate videographers can enjoy capturing their adventures without wiping out the bank account. At only $139 in most areas, the JAKD camera is low on price and high on options