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Leica T Update Improves WiFi Capabilities Share This on LinkedIn   Share This on Google   Tweet This   Forward This

4 February 2016

Leica has released version 1.5 of the Leica T firmware with "improvements to the connection, speed and functionality of the Leica T's WiFi capabilities." Among the new features are:

  • The new WiFi Direct feature can create a mobile hotspot to transfer images.
  • Wireless connections to known networks reconnect faster and more reliably.

The version 1.5 update can be downloaded from the Leica T page or installed at no charge at any Leica store.

Leica Camera Announces Firmware Update for the Leica T

New Update Enables Users to Set Up Their Own Wireless Camera Hotspot and More

Leica Camera has announced new firmware update version 1.5 for the Leica T, which includes new improvements to the connection, speed and functionality of the Leica T's WiFi capabilities. WiFi Direct, a new function in firmware version 1.5, enables Leica T users to set up their own mobile hotspot and transfer pictures via a wireless link between the camera and the Leica T mobile app. With the new firmware, the wireless connection to known networks will reconnect faster and more reliably.

The free Leica T app for iOS devices is available from the Apple App Store and allows remote control of the Leica T with the Live View function and remote setting of all relevant exposure parameters, such as focusing, ISO value, aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation and capture mode. The app also enables users to create photo albums on smart devices and conveniently share their pictures. For non-iOS devices, the Web Gallery function can be used to wirelessly view images on the Leica T and download them through a web browser.

To access the version 1.5 update, users can download the new firmware and installation instructions from the "Downloads" section of the Leica T product page at Leica users can also take their camera to a Leica Store and take advantage of the free update installation service.

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