Sony Action Cam Gets Live Streaming With New Firmware

Two Sony action cams get new firmware, and the Sony AS100V can now live broadcast to Ustream

sony as100v

sony as100v

Two of Sony's action cameras have received significant firmware updates, both of which bring major new shooting features to the respective cameras. Most notably, the Sony AS100V now has the ability to livestream footage to Ustream, giving you the chance to look in on someone's adventures as they happen.

The Sony AS100V firmware (Mac, Windows) not only brings the ability to broadcast to Ustream, but also burst shot, motion shot, and self timer shooting modes. Here's the official improvement list:

This utility updates the system firmware and provides the following benefits:

    Please view this Operating Guide for information on how to use the new functions provided by this firmware update.

    The Sony AS30V's improvements (Mac, Windows) aren't quite as dramatic as livestreaming, but it does improve the way the camera auto exposes, as well as giving extra Wi-Fi funtionality:

    This utility updates the system firmware to version 3.00 and provides the following benefits:

    Improvements over version 2.00:

      Please view this Operating Guide for information on how to use the new functions provided by firmware update version 3.00.

      Benefits provided by previous updates and included in version 3.00:

        [via Engadget]