We reached new heights this week, as our first Drone took to the sky. Reaching a speedy 106mph (that’s twice as fast as any other commercial drone), the prototype tore through the air after an impressive vertical take-off. Designed for enterprise and business, the drone was created by Aerosense, a joint venture with Japanese robotics start-up ZMP, which we announced a few weeks ago.
Aerosense plans to start offering services to customers in 2016. “By making it automated, drones will be considerably safer because many accidents today are caused by human errors” said Hisashi Taniguchi, chief executive of Aerosense and ZMP, at a news conference.
Speaking of exciting devices, take a look at our latest gadget. Is it TV a remote or is it a speaker? Actually it’s both! The SRS-LSR100 wireless speaker has a full TV remote control on the top that will change channels and adjust the volume. It’s perfect for those wanting to take TV audio around the home with them, as it connects to the telly via a 2.4GHz wireless connection. The speaker is also great for those with slight hearing loss, or if the family are being too rowdy in another part of the room, as the speaker can be used in the same place as the TV.
Along with great gadgets, we always want to bring you new experiences which is why we were ecstatic to introduce the launch of Lifelog’s first partner card – Withings. You’ll now be able to see Withings Smart Body Analyzer data (including body composition, high-accuracy weight and body fat measurements and Body Mass Index) in Lifelog.
This is the first of many partner cards that will add to Lifelog’s already existing capabilities by introducing new data, creating more in-depth and innovative insights for users. Make sure you stay tuned as we get set to announce many more.
Lifelog is available for free download at the Google Play Store.
Finally, you may have noticed an exciting little post on our social channels this week. We’re not allowed to say any more yet except that it’s big… and you’re going to want to stay tuned: 02/09/15 16:45 CET #SonyIFA
— Sony Xperia (@sonyxperia) August 26, 2015
It’s big …we’ll keep you updated.