GoPro HERO4 Silver Christmas Surprise

It’s been a very long time since I experienced the level of surprise children who believe in Santa do on Christmas Day. Friday, December 25, 2015 was that kind of day. The last thing I was expecting to receive was a GoPro HERO4 Silver. The primary reason I wanted the updated GoPro was the built-in wifi so I could use it for Periscopes. But, as you can see from the company’s product video below, the camera has a lot of amazing features:

GoPro Wi-Fi BacPac™ + Wi-Fi Remote Combo Kit for HD Hero 2

When I got the HD Hero 2 in 2012 I wasn’t thinking about using it to upload video directly to the Internet. Now that live streaming is more prevalent, I am hoping to be able to use it for Periscope and Facebook LIVE events. While I am planning to add another Hero to my inventory in 2016, I learned I could achieve what I wanted to do, by connecting the Hero 2 to an external wi-fi broadcaster. Here is information on the kit available for the HD Hero 2:

On Friday morning, December 18, 2015 I learned I could get the Wi-Fi Remote Combo Kit directly from the manufacturer, with free 2-day shipping, at GoPro.Com.