Sometimes it’s possible to use aftermarket software (or firmware) to make consumer products function for lab applications. In this post, I’ll cover some software for iOS cameras and Canon cameras that add functions useful for scientific applications.
There are a bunch of apps for iOS devices with cameras that add some useful features.
CHDK is an open source software package that can be installed on Canon digital cameras to enable a whole suite of new features including:
It’s non-destructive. You can install the CHDK software (easy!) and then go back to the factory setting (also easy!).