Sony releases drone-sized LX-LR1 camera for enterprise missions
Electronics giant Sony has introduced another of its top-shelf professional cameras with the new LX-LR1, a device whose image-capturing power is packed into tech small enough to mount on the drones its creators kept in mind during the design process.
In releasing the LX-LR1, Sony unveiled a camera delivering high resolution shots from a 35 mm full-frame image sensor for precision industrial and surveying purposes. The device is designed for use with Sony’s interchangeable E-mount lenses, and during remote deployment – including aboard drones – functions with the company’s updated Camera Remote SDK.
Sony says the LX-LR1 is designed for industrial and other specialized enterprise objectives, including infrastructure inspections, investigations, surveying, and mapping missions. The camera’s 61-megapixel image sensor is capable of supporting 4K video of up to 60 fps, and shoots three frames per second.
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