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Sony releases RX10 IV firmware update adding Real-Time Animal Eye AF functionality

News   •   Nov 14, 2019 09:00 GMT


Sony has released a firmware update for the RX10 IV allowing the camera to benefit from Sony’s unique Real-Time Eye AF for animals[i] and also enhances in camera stabilisation.

The V2.0 update enables Sony’s AI driven Real-Time Eye AF technology to now detect both animals and human subjects[ii]. This function can be used by half pressing the shutter trigger, allowing users to get perfectly focussed images.

In addition to the new functionality, the update improves the overall stability of the camera making it more user friendly.

The V2.0 firmware upgrade is downloadable for free on the Sony Support site[iii] from November 14.

[i]For stills only. Real-Time Eye AF feature comparable a7R III/a7 R III Version 3.0

[ii] It is not possible to detect simultaneously human and animal eyes.Eye detection may not be possible depending on the environment, animal type or the movement of the animal.

[iii]Ver 2.0 download for Windows. Ver.2.00 download for Mac.