Develop for N

As the first Concept Prototype in Future Lab Program, we've opened up N for developers. Get access to Sony's latest technologies and create new experiences for N here.

Loaning Concept Prototype "N"

We are introducing a tool loan plan for developing and testing your Segment using real device without cost.

How to test your Segment with real device and service

The Segment you developed can be tested with the real N device and Personalized Radio Service.
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To sign up for the Future Lab Program for Developers and get involved with development for N, click here. You can also update your account information or resign membership.

Key features

Hands-free operation

N equips open speakers and acoustic beamforming technology with four microphones so the user's voice can be heard in most places. Its local and cloud hybrid speech recognition makes hands-free operation using voice commands reliable.
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Personalized Radio Service

The Personalized Radio Service automatically provides information like a radio according to users' location and current activities. Users can also speak to the device to select the preferred information. Developers will be able to contribute to this service in the coming months.
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Spatial Acoustic Conductor

N's open-ear earphones have Spatial Acoustic Conductors, so external sounds remain audible. This means that users can engage with N and still engage with their outside environment enabling new use cases.
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Acoustic and sound technologies

Virtualphones Technology comfortably surrounds you with sound without covering users' ears. Multiple microphone beamforming allows for control of N by voice commands, even in noisy places. xLOUD™ adjusts the volume depending on the ambient sound of surroundings, while Clear Phase™ technology provides clear and natural sound, without extra bulk or weight.
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Context recognition

N's Context Recognition System analyzes data from its built-in accelerometer and GNSS receiver to detect current activities and location.
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Auto-tilt adjusted camera

N's Auto-Tilt Adjustment camera recognizes the inclination of a user’s posture and remains horizontal by rotating itself, automatically adjusting to take pictures which are close to the user's field of vision.
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