Looxcie HD Explore Review [UPDATED: 04/29/2014]
Well it looks like Looxcie is pulling the plug on their consumer cameras and products and shifting their business towards enterprises video instead. Time to look for other option. GoPro?
The Looxcie HD is a lightweight video camera designed to be a hands free and capable of live streaming, recording up to 1080p and able to capture the last 30 seconds with the instant replay feature. Off the bat you will notice it has no built in screen. That is because it connects to your mobile device via Wifi to be utilized as your viewfinder as well as adjust your recording resolutions and control your live stream feed. You will have to download the app from Google Play or iTunes respectively.
Now I received the Looxcie HD Explore from Looxcie themselves as a prize from their Looxcie HD Giveaway,
where they are giving one away everyday. I’ve had it for a little over a month now and have taking several videos under several different scenarios which I will share later in this review.
First off, lets look at what you get with the Explore pack.
- Looxcie HD video cam
- Looxcie HD removable battery
- Ball Cap Clip
- Clamp Head
- Helmet Mount Pads
- Handlebar Mount
- USB Cable
- Water-resistant rear panel covers
Right out the package you have what you need to get started. All you need, is to connect the device via wifi to your phone and start the app. After everything is setup, you can change the recording resolution on your phone and hit record or you can live stream to your friends you want to share with. I’m processing the videos and I’ll have them up on YouTube once they are complete.