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We are happy to announce that the obtain begin date for firmware model 2.0 for mirrorless digicam “Z 7 / Z 6” has been determined.
The obtain will begin on May 16, 2019
This new firmware replace will add Eye-detection AF, AF and AE enhancements for Z6 & Z7. While CFexpress help and Raw video over HDMI to the Z6 and Z7 is not going to embody on this firmware model 2.0.
1. Support for Eye-Detection AF for nonetheless picture capturing (scheduled for launch in May 2019).
Eye-Detection AF is handy for portrait images. The Eye-Detection AF in improvement will work not solely with the AF-S (Single AF) focus mode that’s handy when photographing nonetheless human topics, but in addition with the AF-C (Continuous AF) focus mode, which is efficient when photographing human topics that regularly modify or change their pose. What’s extra, the operate is able to detecting a number of eyes, from which the consumer can choose the attention upon which the digicam ought to focus, permitting the photographer larger flexibility when photographing a number of folks to go well with their intent.
2. Increased AF/AE efficiency (scheduled for launch in May 2019)
AE (auto publicity) monitoring shall be newly potential in steady high-speed (prolonged) mode, along with the AF monitoring that existed beforehand. In addition, low-light AF efficiency shall be improved, enabling quicker autofocusing in darkish or dimly lit environment with each still-image capturing and film recording.