If you want to capture the thrills and experience of your motorbike journeys, then a motorcycle helmet camera is what you need in your life. Not only do these allow you to capture great footage, but they are really easy to use and you will not be putting your safety at risk when using one. A motorbike helmet camera is a great way to keep excitement flowing after you have stopped riding - showing off amazing footage from your trips to friends and family is always a great idea, but it can be a bit frustrating if the video is shaky or poorly shot. Below we are going to take a look at the best helmet cameras that are currently available on the market.
Sena IOC Pro Bluetooth Headset and Camera
If you regularly ride with other people, then this is the camera for you. If you only ride by yourself, then you will probably want to look at other options as this camera was designed with group riding firmly in mind as it allows everyone in the group to communicate clearly with each other. The headset and camera can both connect to Wi-Fi and the camera can shoot footage in 1080p high definition at 60 frames per second, or 1440p high definition at 30 frames per second. The camera has a feature that allows it to take photos in shots, bursts, or time lapse, giving you a lot of room to be creative. The lens of the camera can move 30 degrees as well, which allows for more footage to be captured. There is an app available for Android and iOS users and there is also noise control which will help to cut out some of those annoying noises. Another plus is that it is waterproof, meaning it is perfectly fine to be used in wet weather. However, the big plus of this product is the headset that gives users the ability to connect to a maximum of four riders at once, meaning that you can share your thoughts and experiences as you are riding about.
Garmin VIRB X Action Camera
This is an affordable motorbike helmet camera and is a great choice for riders who are looking to capture their rides so they can enjoy watching them back later on. This camera has the ability to shoot in 1080p high definition and has an all-glass lens, which works in conjunction with high resolution and great zoom features in order to provide high quality footage. The camera is able to take snapshots as it can take photographs at ten frames a second. Another amazing feature of this camera is its auto-capture function. This feature allows you to take snaps in 2-minute intervals, meaning that you can get a stunning collection of photos from your trip without even having to think about it. The camera is completely waterproof, so if it starts to rain you have absolutely nothing to worry about. It also comes with a mobile app that you can download to your iOS or Android smartphone and you can watch and edit your footage on it.
GoPro Hero7 Black
We cannot discuss some of the best helmet cameras about at the moment and not mention this one. An amazing feature of this camera is the ability that it has to stabilize while you are riding. It has the ability to predict your movement and change the camera accordingly so that your footage does not end up all shaky. It also comes with a time warping option, and this allows you to take time lapse footage while you ride about. When you are recording, the camera will make use of HDR automatically and will also apply tone mapping and noise reduction to make sure that your finished video looks as good as it possibly can. Just like the cameras above, this one is also waterproof so can be used in wet weather. When you are on your motorbike riding about and you want to alter the settings, you can do so using voice recognition which means that you do not have to pull over to one side to do so. The camera is really easy to set up and you can stream your videos directly onto your social media accounts if you wish.