Sony announces the RX100vi with Bluetooth and 24-200mm lens!

They finally did it!  They put Bluetooth location information into an RX100.  Just based on that alone, I think the RX100vi is the best travel camera ever, but wait… the lens is 24-200mm?  Really?!! Wow! Reach.  Speed.  Image quality.  Amazing autofocus.  Geotagging.  Eye AF.  4k video.  Oh my! So what if the aperture is now f/2.8 to f/4.5?  With the size of the sensor, it’s … Continue reading Sony announces the RX100vi with Bluetooth and 24-200mm lens!

Geolocating with the Sony A99ii

I’ve been experimenting with the geolocating capabilities of the Sony A99ii. The camera uses Bluetooth to communicate with a cell phone and gets the GPS location from the phone to write it directly to the picture EXIF. I haven’t had any troubles establishing the connection between the camera and the phone. The PlayMemories app must then be running to send the GPS information to the … Continue reading Geolocating with the Sony A99ii