WavesTracker - VideoApp (Beta) Details

1 - Set the correct date/time on your equipment prior to Surfing

  1. Set the date and time following the instructions below on your GoPro camera prior to surfing / recording
  2. Connect your GoPro to its Mobile App and click "Set Time and Date" under 'Settings'; time accuracy is of utmost importance.
  3. Also, make sure that your Computer/Operational System is up-to-date and its date / time / timezone has been set automatically or correctly.

2 - Push record on your GoPro and go Surfing

  1. Push record on your GoPro, start the WavesTracker app on your watch and go surfing
  2. No more having to deal with your camera while you are in the water, focus only on catching waves.
  3. Once you're done surfing, stop your GoPro camera; then stop the WavesTracker Watch app.

3 - Download the WavesTracker VideoApp (Beta)

  1. We provide our VideoApp for: Windows, Mac OSX and Linux.
  2. If in doubt on how to start the app, please read the README.txt file.
  3. *Note: You will have to this step only once!

4 - Download the Video File for your session

  1. Login into WavesTracker Web App
  2. Click on the "Video File" button to download the video file, as shown below - premium users feature.

5 - Use the WavesTracker VideoApp (Beta)

  1. Select the "Video File" (JSON) downloaded from our WebApp
  2. Select the video(s) recorded with your GoPro camera.
  3. Push "Process Video" and we will inform you when we are done.
  4. *Note: video processing takes time, be patient.

6 - Waves (Videos)

  1. A "WavesTracker" folder will be created under your user directory.
  2. Your videos will be named: Wave_1.MP4 / Wave_2.MP4 / Wave_3.MP4 / and so on..
  3. The app interface has been designed to look modern, be intuitive and yet simple but functional.
Further recommendation(s):
1) Use less programs while processing the video file(s) as this is a heavy task.
2) Feedback is mostly welcome and encouraged (feedback@wavestracker.com).
3) Processing times can vary significantly and depends on how powerful your computer is.


*Attention - Mac OS users reading (just in case):

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* Disclaimer: We shall not be held liable to and shall not accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage arising from your reliance on our recommendations.
Beta Version: The application has been tested against a limited data set and works in most cases, however it may become unresponsive, break or not produce the desired outcomes at times.