Today we released the Camera Remote API beta SDK v2.10, adding support for Sony’s current flagship interchangeable lens digital camera A7R II. There is also support for the latest Cyber-shot RX Series; the compact RX100 IV and the high performance, high-zoom RX10 II, as well as the high-zoom compact cameras HX90 and WX500.
Do you want to increase the potential reach for your app whilst improving the experience for international users? Then why not consider implementing support for bi-directional (BiDi) text This ensures that when the smartphone language uses a right-to-left language, such as Arabic, Hebrew or Persian, your app’s layout is also mirrored from right to left. Read on for instructions and guidelines for adding BiDi support to your app.
Today introduces the Xperia Z3+, a premium smartphone that features a 5.2” full HD screen, a 20.7MP main camera, 5MP front camera, and octa-core 64-bit processor. Xperia Z3+ is slim (6.9mm) and lightweight (144g), and comes waterproof and dust-tight (IP65/68). Read on for all the specs for Xperia Z3+.
With our open device program, we aim to provide a developer environment close to that of Nexus devices. In line with this, we now provide recovery mode for selected unlocked Xperia™ devices. We hope this will help push innovation and kernel development, since it is now easier to perform software debugging. Read on to find out what devices are supported and how to enable recovery mode.
In March, we released Theme Creator BETA, a tool that allows you to create professional-looking themes for Xperia™ devices. There has been a great interest in the tool, and we are thankful for all the feedback we have received through the Theme Creator forum. Today, there is a new version available, which includes enhanced features and extensive performance improvements. For example, you can now use any image editor you prefer to create your theme. Download Theme Creator BETA version 0.0.2 to get started right away.
The Developer World team is happy to announce the next set of hero open source developers who have made the most accepted commits to our projects on the SonyXperiaDev GitHub. During the months of March and April, David Viteri of Italy contributed the most to our projects, followed by Marin Spajić from Croatia. Read more about these hero open source developers and how you could become one of them, after the jump.
Today we’ve launched the Xperia C4, featuring a 5MP front camera, a full HD display, and superior performance. Xperia C4 has a 5.5” display, 13MP main camera, 5MP front-facing camera with wide-angle lens, and 64-bit Octa-core processor. Read on for all the specs for Xperia C4.
Are you interested in experiencing an interactive demo for SmartEyeglass, Sony’s augmented reality eyewear? Want to check out our latest Xperia devices and developer tools in person? If so, visit us at this year’s Droidcon Berlin from June 3-6, and check out all that Sony has to offer developers. Read more after the jump.
At last month’s Embedded Linux Conference, a technical conference for companies and developers using Linux in embedded products in San Jose, California, Tim Bird from Sony presented a topic on mainline integration of the Linux kernel. Get a recap of this session, download the presentation, and find out how this relates to our open source activities.