“Panasonic Image App” is an application that makes it possible to use your smartphone to remotely control the shooting and playback functions of a Wi-Fi-compatible digital camera/digital video camera, and to perform upload operations to SNS (Social Networking Service) sites.
Furthermore, if your digital camera/digital video camera is equipped with the latest NFC (Near Field Communication) functions, operation from your smartphone becomes even simpler.
The following major functions are available with this application.
・You can watch the same image as on the Live View screen of your digital camera/digital video camera on your smartphone, and control shooting and other camera operations as with a wireless remote controller. (*1)
・You can play back and delete still pictures and videos recorded using your digital camera/digital video camera on your smartphone. (*2) (*3) You can also copy them to your smartphone, and upload them to SNS sites. (*3)
・If your smartphone is equipped with NFC functions, you can perform the initial Wi-Fi settings and establish a connection simply by touching your digital camera/digital video camera with your smartphone. (*4) (*5)
Additional functions for digital cameras
・If your smartphone is equipped with NFC functions, you can transfer recorded still pictures stored in your digital camera to your smartphone simply by touching your digital camera with your smartphone. (*4)
・You can make settings to automatically transfer still pictures recorded with your digital camera to your smartphone.
・You can add location information acquired with your smartphone to pictures recorded using your digital camera.
Additional functions for digital video cameras
・By installing a digital video camera, you can monitor your home while you are out by checking the image on your smartphone, and speak to those at home and take pictures. (*3) (*6)
・You can play back recorded still pictures and videos from your digital video camera on a DLNA-compatible TV using a LAN connection. (*3)
(*1) With DMC-SZ8 / SZ9 / TZ55 / TZ56 / ZS35, it is not possible to remotely record videos from a smartphone.
(*2) With DMC-FT5 / GF6 / LF1 / SZ8 / SZ9 / TS5 / TZ37 / TZ40 / TZ41 / TZ55 / TZ56 / ZS27 / ZS30 / ZS35, it is only possible to play back still pictures.
(*3) Not supported on HC-X1000.
(*4) Not supported on DMC-GM5 / GM1S / GM1 / SZ8 / SZ9 / TZ55 / TZ56 / ZS35.
(*5) Not supported on HX-A100 / WA30.
(*6) Not supported on HX-A100 / A500 / WA30.
[Compatible Operating Systems]
Android 2.3.3 - 4.4
・The NFC functions can only be used with a smartphone that is also equipped with NFC functions.
・Be aware that when using the location information recording function, continued use of the GPS function can lead to a dramatic decrease in battery capacity.
・In order to use the SNS upload functions or the Cloud Sync. Service, you must first obtain a service user ID for Panasonic’s LUMIX CLUB (free of charge).
・For information on using this app or compatible models, visit the following support page.
・Please understand that we will not be able to contact you directly even if you use the “Email Developer” link.
[Newly added features in Panasonic Image App 1.9.0]
New digital video camera models HC-WX970M / WX970 / WX979 / VX870M / VX870 / VX878 / V770M / V770 / V777 / W570M / W570 / V270 are now supported.