Camera Remote API beta SDK now supports five new Sony cameras including α7R II

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Today we released the Camera Remote API beta SDK v2.10, adding support for Sony’s current flagship interchangeable lens digital camera α7R II. There is also support for the latest Cyber-shot RX Series; the compact RX100 IV and the high performance, high-zoom RX10 II, as well as the high-zoom compact cameras HX90 and WX500.

With the Camera Remote API beta SDK you can create innovative remote control applications for supported Sony cameras. You can wirelessly control camera settings, shooting functions, image transfer, playback and much more. You can find all the accessible and controllable camera features in the API references included in the Camera Remote API beta SDK.

The new interchangeable lens digital camera α7R II. The new interchangeable lens digital camera α7R II.

The new interchangeable lens digital camera α7R II features the world’s first back-illuminated full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor, which realizes approximately 42.4 MP. It is optimized to shoot and record 4K video, particularly in Super 35 mm format. The α7R II also includes 5-axis image stabilization that has been fine-tuned to support the camera’s high-resolution shooting capacity. Get all the specifications for the α7R II in the device gallery.

The new compact camera RX100 IV. The new compact camera RX100 IV.

The new high-performance, high-zoom camera RX10 II. The new high-performance, high-zoom camera RX10 II.

The new compact camera RX100 IV and the new high-performance, high-zoom camera RX10 II both feature the world’s first memory-attached 1.0-type stacked CMOS sensor, which enables more than 5x faster readout of image data and allows the cameras to perform exceptionally well while capturing fast-moving objects. Both cameras have the ability to record super slow-motion video, up to 40x slower than the standard rate, which can be used to capture and replay moments of action with incredible detail, resolution and clarity.

The high-zoom compact camera HX90. The high-zoom compact camera HX90.

The high-zoom compact camera WX500. The high-zoom compact camera WX500.

Get all the specifications for the RX100 IV, RX10 II, HX90, and WX500 in the device gallery.

Download the Camera Remote API beta SDK today
Download the Camera Remote API beta SDK v2.10 and start developing for Sony’s cameras today. The Camera Remote API beta SDK includes API references, a development guide, and sample code for iOS and Android. The latest version of the Smart Remote Control application will have to be installed and started on the camera to enable the use of the APIs.

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