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Enjoy 3D photos on PlayStation®3 with PlayMemories

Press Release   •   Sep 21, 2010 09:04 BST

Now it’s easy to explore and enjoy 3D panoramic images on your PlayStation®3 and 3D BRAVIA®or 3D-capable TV.

PlayMemories is a new application for PS3™ that lets you organize and view 3D still images captured with the growing range of 3D-compatible cameras by Sony.

Available for free download from PlayStation®Store, PlayMemories offers a whole new experience for PS3™ users to view their collection of 2D and 3D photos. Select a picture and zoom in or out using your DUALSHOCK®3 or SIXAXIS™ wireless controller.

There’s a growing choice of 3D-capable digital cameras from Sony. 3D Sweep Panorama captures extra-wide 3D scenes: just press the shutter button and sweep the camera from side to side. Cameras offering 3D Sweep Panorama currently include the NEX-5 and NEX-3, Cyber-shot™ WX5 and Cyber-shot™ TX9, plus the new α55 and α33 translucent mirror cameras.

PlayMemories is available as a free download from PlayStation®Store from late September 2010.

Notes to editors:

PS3™ system software version 3.40 or later required.

PS3™, 3D compliant 3D television and High Speed HDMI cable required to view 3D images.

3D Sweep Panorama images stored in Multi Picture File Format (MPF).

3D Sweep Panorama shooting with NEX-5, NEX-3 requires firmware version 0.2 or higher.

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