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.