Weybridge, 12 April 2023 – Sony today announced a new version (Version 1.08) of the Camera Remote Software Development Kit (SDK) that enables remote operation and setting changes of Sony cameras. This SDK will continue to be available free of charge.
Version 1.08 widens the depth and breadth of potential applications with new features, as well as expanding the compatible models: Version 1.08 means the SDK can be used with the ZV-E1 full-frame interchangeable lens camera, announced on 29th of March.
“With each SDK release, we are integrating learnings from customers and expanding the functionality and range of applications, “says Christie Patel, B2B Marketing, Sony. “The SDK means that our cameras are now being used in more and more industrial and B2B applications, ranging from Photogrammetry or medical companies, to inspection, and including e-Commerce”.
Key new features include:
Camera Remote SDK allows users to control Sony’s cameras remotely from a computer, this includes changing the camera settings, with this SDK release, software developers can design bespoke applications tailored to business requirements, integrating Sony’s equipment for size-critical drone and speed camera systems, as well as other medical, education, government, and e-commerce applications. For details and download of the Camera Remote SDK, please refer to the following URL: Camera Remote SDK | SONY
The Camera Remote SDK can be used to control several cameras in the Sony camera range including Cinema Line cameras, with the full list of compatible cameras available here.
 When compared with the combination of α1 and Camera Remote SDK Version 1.07. According to Sony measurement conditions. Compatible models: ZV-E1, α7R V, and α7 IV, when using their latest available software update.
 Compatible model: ZV-E1. To use the extended interface function, users must configure and connect through another device. Please refer to the API reference for details.
 Compatible models: ZV-E1, α7R V, α7 IV when using the latest software update
 Compatible models: ZV-E1, α1, α9 II, α7R V, α7R IV, α7S III, α7 IV, α7C, FX3, FX30, DSC-RX0M2