Sony Electronics Adds New Line-Array Speaker for Education, Corporate, Retail and House of Worship

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Sony Electronics’ new line-array speaker, the SLS-1A, is purpose-built to create new sound field coverage when paired with large format displays. It is designed for education, corporate, retail and house of worship applications. The speaker solves common pain-points for large and medium spaces with large format display, for example unfavorable acoustics and architectural challenges, intelligibility, […]

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Sony Adds ‘World’s Smallest WUXGA 3LCD Laser Projector’

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Sony Electronics announced the “world’s smallest WUXGA 3LCD laser projectors,” the VPL-PHZ61 and VPL-PHZ51, which are aimed at corporate, education, museum, entertainment and simulation applications. The VPL-PHZ61 and VPL-PHZ51 are designed to install on ceilings in meeting rooms and classrooms with a +55% vertical shift, the widest in the fixed lens models1. Both models boast […]

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Sony Electronics Releases FX30 4K Super 35 Compact Cinema Camera

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Sony Electronics added to its Cinema Line with the FX30 (model ILME-FX30). The new FX30 is a 4K Super 35 compact cinema camera that offers many professional features of the Cinema Line, such as Dual Base ISO, Log shooting modes, and user-imported LUTs (Look Up Tables) at a price point that appeals to many aspiring filmmakers. In addition to introducing the […]

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Sony Electronics Launches New, Loudest Addition to the X-Series Range

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Sony Electronics announced the launch of the new SRS-XV900, the loudest Bluetooth speaker in the wireless speaker X-series range. The SRS-XV900 three-way sound system is made for “parties with long-playing, ground-breaking, omnidirectional audio and so much more.” The dedicated drivers bring mid-range and vocal clarity, an X-Balanced speaker delivers distortion-free lows, and programmable ambient lighting […]

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Sony Electronics Announces New HT-A3000 Sound Bar with 360 Spatial Sound Mapping Technology

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Sony Electronics has announced the new HT-A3000 sound bar. The HT-A3000 features 3.1 channels, three front speakers including a dedicated center speaker for clear dialogue and a built-in dual subwoofer for deep bass. Coupled with Vertical Surround Engine and S-Force PRO Front Surround technology, the A3000 “creates virtual surround sound that comes from multiple dimensions […]

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Sony Electronics Announces AV Tech Expo 2022

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Sony Electronics’ B2B group will be live and in-person Tuesday, Oct. 11 (9 a.m.-4 p.m. EDT) and Wednesday, Oct. 12 (9 a.m.-3 p.m. EDT) in New York City at the company’s second AV Tech Expo. Attendees will have access to newly announced products, as well as a sampling of the company’s most popular AV products […]

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Draper Is Now a Flagship Member of the Sony AV Alliance Partner Network

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Draper has aligned with Sony Electronics as a flagship member of their AV Alliance Partner Network. Sony’s AV Alliance Partner Network is powered by strategic alliances across the industry, offering compatible software and hardware solutions that bring additional value, creative freedom and enhanced compatibility to their lineup of professional displays. This growing partner ecosystem, which […]

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Sony Electronics Grows Partner Ecosystem Program

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Sony Electronics has aligned with strategic partners across the AV industry to offer compatible software and hardware solutions that bring additional power, creative freedom and enhanced compatibility to its lineup of professional displays. This partner ecosystem, which launched last year, includes many of the leading solutions providers focused on digital signage, conference collaboration and mounting. “Sony’s display […]

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Sony Electronics Introduces New SRG-X40UH PTZ Camera

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Sony Electronics has expanded its PTZ camera lineup by introducing the new SRG-X40UH. The camera adopts a 4K Exmor R CMOS image sensor and delivers 4K with zoom capability, UVC and HDMI connectivity.  It is planned to ship in North America in November 2022. Sony says this is an affordable 4K PTZ camera with a […]

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Sony Electronics Announces New URX-P41D Two-channel Portable Receiver

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Sony Electronics announced a new URX-P41D two-channel portable receiver, supporting MI (Multi-Interface) shoe with a Digital Audio Interface. The URX-P41D claims to offer improved high sound quality from Digital Audio Processing, NFC Sync for quick and easy set up from Receiver to Transmitter and functions such as Auto Gain mode and Output level control. As […]

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Kramer Electronics and Sony Electronics Collaborate to Design Augmented Reality Teaching Studio Solution

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Kramer Electronics has collaborated with Sony Electronics to integrate an Augmented Reality (AR) Teaching Studio Solution. It is designed for virtual or hybrid learning experiences that incorporate AR software with Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies. The solution combines Kramer’s control solutions and other various audio, video and management products with Sony’s Edge presentation, visualization and analytics […]

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Sony Electronics Releases Two New Mid-Range 3LCD Laser Models, VPL-FHZ85 and VPL-FHZ80

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Sony Electronics recently released its two newest WUXGA 3LCD laser projectors, the VPL-FHZ85 and VPL-FHZ80. The new projectors combine installation flexibility and updated operational capabilities for a wide range of corporate, education, faith and esports applications. The new projectors are planned to be available in January 2022. The VPL-FHZ85 offers 7,300 lumens (8,000 lumens center) and the VPL-FHZ80 offers 6,000 […]

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Sony Electronics Enhances Collaboration Through ‘Collaborative Alliances’ Program

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Sony Electronics has created a new “Collaborative Alliances” program that will allow the company to offer integrated solutions through alignment with industry leaders among a variety of categories and applications. Sony will prioritize its focus on integrating and optimizing hardware and software solutions that meet the needs of channel partners, resellers, integrators and consultants serving […]

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Sony Electronics Releases Updated Virtual Webcam Driver for Transmission Support

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Sony Electronics released Version 3.0 for the BRC-X400, SRG-X400 and SRG-X120 cameras, which will support the SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) protocol. This brings high-quality video transmission with low latency in a wide range of applications and uses including remote production, seminars, live events, education and faith. The SRT Alliance, which Sony joined in January 2021, offers an open-source protocol that combines […]

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Sony Adds New 100-Inch, 32-Inch Displays for Business

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Sony Electronics has added two new displays today, the 100-inch FW-100BZ40J and 32-inch FW-32BZ30J. These new models are optimized for use in businesses including corporations, higher-education institutes, hotels and retail establishments, from small spaces to large venues. Additional new features such as Pro Mode for customized settings, IP control and mirroring functionality enhance flexibility in […]

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Sony Electronics to Host Th!nk AV Thought Leadership Symposium

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Sony Electronics is hosting a three-part thought-leadership symposium, Th!nk AV, beginning in January. The webinar series will occur across three days: Jan. 19 at 11:30 a.m. EST, Jan. 26 at 1 p.m. EST and Feb. 2 at 1:00 p.m. EST. Gary Kayye, co-founder and director of THE rAVe Agency, will serve as moderator for the […]

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Sony Debuts New C-Series, B-Series Crystal LEDs

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Sony Electronics just debuted two new Crystal LEDs in the form of the C-series (ZRD-C12A/C15A) with high contrast and B-series (ZRD-B12A/B15A) with high brightness. Both new displays are available in two pixel pitch sizes (P1.26-millimeter and P1.58-millimeter) for different installation needs and expand the lineup of Sony’s Crystal LED for various applications including corporate showrooms, […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 1029: The Sony REA-C1000 Is, Literally, the Best-Kept Secret in AV Right Now

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The Sony REA-C1000 has won four industry awards — including two from rAVe — and you’d never know it. Dubbed the “Edge Analytics Appliance,” the REA-C1000 is really four separate products in one: a chroma-key-less CG Overlay (meaning it can generate a virtual background anywhere at any time without a green screen), a PTZ auto-tracking system, a […]

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Sony Electronics Releases Two New Compact WUXGA Laser Projectors

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Sony Electronics’ newest WUXGA laser projectors, the VPL-PHZ60(6,000lm) and VPL-PHZ50 (5,000lm) are both compact models — less than four inches high and approximately 15 pounds — designed for corporate, education and entertainment applications. Sony says the VPL-PHZ60 is the industry’s smallest WUXGA 3LCD laser projector in its lumen class and it includes lens shift. Both […]

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Sony Electronics’ Imaging Products and Solutions Releases New Resources for AV Professionals

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Sony Electronics’ Imaging Products and Solutions is rolling out a complement of resources designed for and alongside AV professionals. These dynamic new tools provide architects, consultants, engineers, integrators and designers with detailed background on Sony’s B2B products and solutions, creating a more accessible way to inform, spec and integrate corporate, education and entertainment projects featuring […]

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Sony Debuts VPL-GTZ380 Flagship Projector Using New 4K DCI Chip — Capable of 120Hz Refresh Too!

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Sony Electronics launched the VPL-GTZ380 Monday — marketed as its new flagship elective 3LCD, SXRD projector with a native 4096×2160 4K DCI chipset. Integrated with 10,000 ANSI lumens, the VPL-GTZ380 features a newly developed 0.74” Native 4K SXRD panel that Sony specs at 16,000:1 contrast ratio. By adopting a new liquid crystal material for the […]

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Sony Hires Rich Ventura to Lead B2B Strategy

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Sony Electronics announced the appointment Monday of Rich Ventura as vice president of B2B for Sony Imaging Products and Solutions Professional Division. In this role, Ventura will provide insight, strategy and leadership to Sony’s display, remote camera and solutions product portfolio directly overseeing business and product management as well as all B2B marketing communications strategies. […]

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Sony Electronics Releases New BRAVIA 4K Displays for Commercial Market

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Sony Electronics launched its new BRAVIA 4K HDR BZ40H series of professional displays for the commercial market. The new models include 55-inch (FW-55BZ40H), 65-inch (FW-65BZ40H), 75-inch (FW-75BZ40H) and 85-inch (FW-85BZ40H) options for use in various B2B applications. The BZ40H series integrates Sony’s system on a chip platform with features including a redesigned with input from […]

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Sony and Logitech Join Forces to Deliver 4K One-touch Conferencing

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PARAMUS, NJ — February 7, 2020 — Sony Electronics today announced that it has joined the Logitech Collaboration Program. Through the program, Sony BRAVIA 4K Professional Displays are combined with Logitech Room Solutions for Zoom Rooms, Microsoft Teams and Google Meet. The new One-touch Conferencing recommended solution creates an optimized, simple and robust video collaboration. […]

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Sony Announces Upcoming Release of 4K LCD Professional Picture Monitor

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Sony Electronics unveiled a prototype of its new 24-inch 4K LCD professional picture monitor in Japan this week. The portable monitor offers high-grade picture quality and accurate color reproduction for 4K HDR productions designed as a reliable tool for applications such as on-set monitoring, non-linear video editing, studio wall monitoring, rack-mount monitoring of OB trucks […]

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Theresa Alesso Named Sony Electronics Working Mother of the Year

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Working Mother magazine added Sony Electronics to its 2019 Working Mother 100 Best Companies list in September. Working Mother cited for Sony for its culture and workplace programs, as well as its benefits for parents. Concurrent to this distinction, Sony Electronics’ Theresa Alesso, who serves as the professional division’s president, was honored by the publication as […]

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Sony Future Learning Collaborative Tests Education Technology on Campus

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Since November 2017, Sony Electronics has worked alongside faculty and administration from 11 forward-thinking colleges and universities in the U.S. to gain a better understanding of the role technology plays in teaching and learning. For the past two years this group of public and private schools, known as The Future Learning Collaborative, have held regular […]

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Sony Grows IP-Based, Pan-Tilt-Zoom Camera Lineup and Adds NDI/HX Capability

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At InfoComm 2019, Sony Electronics introduced two new PoE+ cameras to its IP-based, pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera family. The SRG-X400 and SRG-X120 are both new models that offer a 4K upgrade option — a first for PTZ cameras — to make them future-ready. The SRG-X400 and SRG-X120 are designed for corporate, education, healthcare, faith and government […]

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Sony Integrates Kramer Control Inside Bravia BZ35F Displays

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Kramer Electronics and Sony Electronics have announced the integration of the Kramer Control BRAINware system into Sony’s BZ35F series of BRAVIA 4KHDR displays. Kramer BRAINware is an software application that you to execute your room control actions straight from a KT-107 family touch panel, VIA Connect PLUS or KC-BRAINware-5/25/50 without installing a physical brain between […]

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Sony Announces New 4K HDR TV KD-X720E and KD-X690E Series

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Sony Electronics announced two new 4K HDR Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) TV series today, the X720E and X690E. The X720E and X690E series televisions support 4K HDR content and are equipped with 4K X-Reality PRO engine as well as Sony’s MotionFlow XR refresh rate technology. Sony KD-X720E 4K HDR Ultra HD TV Series Line Models and Prices Sony KD-43X720E 43” […]

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Sony Shows New 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

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Sony Electronics announced a new Ultra HD Blu-ray universal player. Sony’s first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray (dubbed the UBP-X800) is compatible with Ultra HD Blu-ray (3840×2160) as well as video streaming in 4K resolution and High Dynamic Range (HDR). The UBP-X800 provides Ultra HD Blu-ray playback with wide color space BT.2020, which offers twice the […]

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Sony Announces Addition to its 4K HDR Home Theater Projector Line-Up

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Today, Sony Electronics is expanding its home theater line-up with the announcement of the VPL-VW675ES, a new, compact native 4K resolution Home Cinema projector supporting the latest 4K standards and compatible with HDR to get the very best out of today’s content. The VPL-VW675ES will be among the industry’s first home cinema projectors to support […]

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