Videos : New AI Tracking For Sony a6400 and a9 Firmware Update

With the Sony A6400 announcement, the company also unveiled that its next-generation AI-based tracking features are also coming to existing cameras via a firmware update. Remember the Sony Artisan Patrick Murphy-Racey’s 2-minute video showing its impressive features video.

Real-time Tracking will be showing up in the a6400 first when it lands in February 2019. It’ll then make its way into the Sony a9 through the free v5.0 firmware update that’s scheduled for March 2019.

There are some videos showing off Sony’s new AF system on the a9. These are also small indicators how fast will be the Sony a9 II. Check it out ! Continue reading “Videos : New AI Tracking For Sony a6400 and a9 Firmware Update”

Sony Announced Major Firmware for a9 & a7R III & a7 III

Sony announced major firmware updates for the Alpha A9A7 III and a7R III camera.

The a9 updates adds a range of features, including improved tracking in both stills and video, as well as extending Eye AF to animals, something Sony showed at Photokina back in September. The a7R III and a7 III will also gain the improved Eye-AF and animal Eye AF, as well as time-lapse capabilities.

The a9  (Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama)  firmware updates will be coming in two waves: version 5.0 will be available in March while version 6.0 is slated for ‘summer.’ Firmware version 3.0 for the a7 III and a7R III will arrive in April. You can see the full details below. Continue reading “Sony Announced Major Firmware for a9 & a7R III & a7 III”

Sony A9 Firmware 5.0 Real Time Tracking Video

Sony A9 firmware 5.0 will be available from March. Patrick Murphy-Racey has posted a Youtube video showing the tracking feature. The new tracking feature is already inside the Sony A6400 bodies that will start shipping in February of 2019.

From the video, we can see that the Sony A9 (Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama) has an impressive read time tracking with this firmware 5.0. Check it out.

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