Sony brings 3D photos to PS3


22 Sep 2010

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Sony, along with releasing support for 3D on the PlayStation 3, has added the ability to view 3D images on the console and 3D-enabled TVs.

PlayMemories is an app that allows users organise and view 3D stills captured by 3D-compatible cameras, such as Sony’s NEX-5/NEX-3, Cyber-shot WX5 and Cyber-shot TX9.

It will be available for download in late September for free from the PlayStation Store and allows users to zoom and select pictures using a controller.

Yesterday, Sony released new firmware update that brings 3D Blu-ray support and Facebook integration to the PlayStation 3.

Sony’s introduction of 3D services on PS3 aligns with its aims to sell 2.5 million 3D-equipped television sets this year alone and plans to expand this technology from high-end to mid-market TVs.