Control your Canon DSLR with your Android Tablet

Sun 7 August

The DSLR Controller app, launched by Chainfire, allows you to control your Canon DSLR via your Android Tablet

Chainfire has launched DSLR Controller, an Android tablet application that allows you to control your Canon camera via your Android tablet.

To use the application, you just have to connect your Canon DSLR with your Android 3.0 tablet (such as the Motorola XOOM or Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1) via USB.

The application features live view, so you can see exactly what you're taking a photo of, Auto Focus by tapping the focus pointon the tablet's screen, histogram, zoom control, grid display, bulb capture, continuous capture and the ability to change:

  • Shutter speed
  • Aperture
  • Exposure Compensation and Bracket
  • Flash Compensation
  • ISO speed
  • Auto-Focus Mode
  • Focus and Zoom area (tap-and-hold Live View)
  • Picture Style
  • Drive Mode
  • White Balance
  • Color Temperature
  • Auto-Lighting Optimiser
  • Metering Mode

You can download the DSLR Controller application from Android Market in Beta form.