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NEX firmware – false alarm

Sony has sent out emails from My Sony EU support telling owners of NEX cameras that a new firmware upgrade is available.

However, the email refers to the upgrade to v03 issued on October 14th 2010.

Sorry folks!

Update: I’m told by a Sony exec that they were ‘testing a new email system’!

Sony at Focus on Imaging (UK show)

Sony will have a stand which may well feature live, fast action photo subjects at Focus on Imaging 2011, NEC, Birmingham, UK – March 6th to 9th 2011.

They are offering free (contest/draw) and discounted tickets and have circulated an email to their UK list:

Web Version of Email Shot

For information on Focus on . . . → Read More: Sony at Focus on Imaging (UK show)

DxO Optics Pro 6.5.4 adds Alpha 580

February 10, 2011 – DxO Labs is pleased to announce the immediate availability of DxO Optics Pro v6.5.4 for Mac and Windows that adds RAW support for the Olympus E-PL2, Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 and for the Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 in both its Standard and Elite editions. Further, 69 new DxO Optics Modules are now available . . . → Read More: DxO Optics Pro 6.5.4 adds Alpha 580

Zeiss, Cosina, Sigma and Tamron – NEX E-mount future

Sony Corporation announced today it will disclose the basic specifications of its “E-mount” for interchangeable single lens cameras, without fee, to manufacturers of lenses and mount adaptors, starting April 1st, 2011. This was previously confirmed at the photokina press conference – now they have revealed that Carl Zeiss AG, Cosina, Sigma and Tamron will all . . . → Read More: Zeiss, Cosina, Sigma and Tamron – NEX E-mount future