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Audio control API
February 6, 2018

Two new compatible Sony devices for smart home developers

Two months ago, Sony released their first ever Audio Control API, which makes it possible to develop your own audio control apps. You can control features like power, volume, sound mode, functions and multi-zone on your smart home automation apps. As of today, there are now two new compatible Sony devices that run the Audio
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open devices
February 1, 2018

Sony’s Open Devices program now supports Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra

The Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra has now been added to Sony’s Open Devices program. This means you can now build and flash your own version of Android O on these two new devices. Get started using our build guide for instructions on how to build AOSP for your Android O device. Please note that this
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open devices
January 26, 2018

Sony's Open Devices finding use in secure communication

Thanks to the openness enabled by Sony’s Open Devices program, Orange Business Services have been chosen to equip the French National Gendarmerie and National Police with Xperia smartphones and tablets. The project is led by Orange Business Services and the devices are certified by ANSSI (National Agency for Security Information Systems). Based on Sony’s open
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augmented reality
January 25, 2018

Try out the Mitene interactive signage platform at ISE in Amsterdam

Just recently returned from an intensive CES show in Las Vegas, we’re now gearing up to display Mitene at the ISE trade event in Amsterdam, Netherlands 6-9 February. The ISE show is the world’s largest in the field of audiovisual systems integration. We’ll be showing a range of use cases for Mitene which engage customers


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