New “Imaging Edge” Software Enhances Mobile Connectivity and Expands the Creative Capabilities of Sony Cameras

(ASIA PACIFIC, January 16, 2019) – Sony today announced the release of a new “Imaging Edge™” mobile application plus several updates to the ‘Remote,’ ‘Viewer,’ and ‘Edit’ desktop applications, that will bring exciting new features to all Sony imaging customers ranging from casual hobbyists to working professionals.

New Imaging Edge Mobile Applications

The newly introduced mobile application named ‘Imaging Edge Mobile’ is the successor to Sony’s PlayMemories Mobile™ app and will offer instant transfer of images from camera to a connected mobile device while shooting. Images can be transferred when utilizing the new “Auto background transfer to Smartphone” functionality, allowing users to easily share content direct from their phone to social media platforms. The mobile application also supports 4K movie transfer and remote control functionality.

 

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Sony’s new Imaging Edge mobile application will be available in March 2019.

Enhancements of ‘Remote’ ‘Viewer’ ‘Edit’ Desktop Applications

The desktop version of Sony’s “Imaging Edge” application will be updated as well, with workflow support of timelapse movie creation, making it an ideal match for Sony’s newest interchangeable lens cameras with built-in interval recording. Other new features to maximize usability have been added as well, such as comparison display and collection functions, as well as a new and improved user interface.

The latest Version 1.4 of Desktop Applications ‘Remote’ ‘Viewer’ ‘Edit’ will be available in select Asia Pacific countries from January 2019.

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For more information on the new application updates, please visit the Imaging Edge website at https://imagingedge.sony.net.

A variety of exclusive stories and exciting new content related to all of Sony’s exciting announcements can be found at www.alphauniverse.com, a site built to educate and inspire all fans and customers of the Sony α brand. The new content will also be posted directly to the Sony Photo Gallery and the Sony Camera Channel on YouTube.

About Sony Electronics Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

Based in Singapore, Sony Electronics Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation. It serves as the regional management and marketing headquarters for Sony’s consumer as well as broadcasting and professional products, overseeing the Asia, Middle East, and Africa regions. For more information on Sony’s products and services in Asia Pacific, please visit www.sony-asia.com

About Sony Corporation

Sony Corporation is a leading manufacturer of audio, video, game, communications, key device, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. With its music, pictures, computer entertainment, and online businesses, Sony is uniquely positioned to be the leading electronics and entertainment company in the world. Sony recorded consolidated annual sales of approximately $77 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018. Sony Global Website: http://www.Sony.net/