Camera Remote Toolkit

Take complete control over Sony’s range of cameras and lenses in every environment with the Camera Remote SDK and Camera Remote Command.

Build a powerful remote camera ecosystem

Sony’s Camera Remote Toolkit allows you to access and control Sony cameras remotely. There are two options within the toolkit.

Camera Remote SDK

You can control Sony cameras using high-level API functions provided by Sony. Choose this option if you want deep control and integration with exclusively Sony cameras.

Camera Remote Command

Alternatively, you can use industry-standard Camera Remote Command to control Sony cameras without any dependencies on operating environment or operating systems. Choose this option if you want to work in a mixed-manufacturer camera environment, or if you need to port existing applications to an environment that includes Sony cameras.

Empowering developers and creators

Our brochure explores the possibilities of Hi-Res imaging, real-time streaming, remote control, AI-powered features, and enhanced connectivity with our Camera Remote SDK.

Digital imaging brochure

Bespoke Digital Imaging solutions for your business needs

Advanced technology is at the forefront of everything we do. Our goal is to provide solutions that are flexible enough to adapt to the changing landscape of components. Experience seamless photography with a wide selection of cameras and lenses that work in tandem with the Camera Remote Toolkit.

Enhance your photogrammetry workflow

With our range of high-precision Sony cameras you can seamlessly implement “photobooth” photogrammetry features. Utilise the Camera Remote Toolkit to remotely monitor your camera, and easily transfer images for further processing, storage and distribution.

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Two Sony cameras.

Take 3D image scanning to new dimensions

Automate the settings of multiple Sony cameras at once, whether you’re using just one camera or 100 of them. Camera Remote Toolkit provides a set of API (Application Programming Interface) functions that you can use to communicate with the camera and control its features.

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Seamlessly operate drone photography

Integrate your chosen camera with a drone to capture precise aerial images. Control your drone camera and change settings, including exposure, during the flight. Camera Remote Toolkit supports the matching between GNSS data and captured images.

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Get in touch with us to download the Camera Remote Toolkit and find out more about our digital imaging systems

SPECIFICATIONS

Camera Remote SDK

  • Contents

Software module
API Reference
Sample Code

  • Supported device

ILX-LR1
ILCE-1, ILCE-9M3, ILCE-9M2, ILCE-7RM5, ILCE-7RM4A, ILCE-7RM4, ILCE-7CR, ILCE-7SM3, ILCE-7M4, ILCE-7CM2, ILCE-7C, ILCE-6700
BURANO(MPC-2610), ILME-FX6V/ILME-FX6T(Ver. 3.00 or later), ILME-FX3(Ver. 2.00 or later), ILME-FX30
ZV-E1
DSC-RX0M2(Ver. 3.00 or later)

  • Supported Interface

USB
Wired LAN
Wireless LAN (Wi-Fi)

* Please refer to API references for supported interface of each device.

  • Supported OS
    macOS® 12.1 – / macOS® 13.1 – / macOS® 14.1 –
    Windows® 10 *1 *2 / Windows® 11 *2
    Linux® 64bit (ARMv8)
    Linux® 32bit (ARMv7)
    Linux® 64bit (x86)

*1 64-bit only

*2 Computers with Intel or AMD processors (does not work on ARM-processor-based computers)

Camera Remote Command

  • Contents

Command Reference
Sample Code

  • Supported device

ILX-LR1
ILCE-1, ILCE-9M2, ILCE-7RM5, ILCE-7RM4A, ILCE-7RM4, ILCE-7CR, ILCE-7SM3, ILCE-7M4, ILCE-7CM2, ILCE-7C, ILCE-7RM3, ILCE-7M3, ILCE-7M2, ILCE-6700, ILCE-6600, ILCE-6400, ILCE-6100
ILME-FX3, ILME-FX30
ZV-E1, ZV-E10, ZV-1M2, ZV-1F, ZV-1
DSC-RX0M2, DSC-RX100M7, DSC-RX100M5, DSC-RX10M4, DSC-HX99

* Only supports the latest firmware version.

  • Supported Interface

USB

  • Supported OS

No specific requirements