Sony’s Smart Imaging Stand IPT-DS10M to cost £119.99

by XB on 12th September 2013

in Accessories, Videos, Xperia Z1


Sony Smart Imaging Stand IPT-DS10M_3Sony announced the IPT-DS10M Smart Imaging Stand at IFA last week. The idea behind the stand is that follows faces, say when you are hosting parties and captures pictures/videos automatically when people smile. Obviously it is the Xperia smartphone that is doing the sensing here, automatically steering the IPT-DS10M via Bluetooth to tilt and rotate 360 degrees to keep its subjects in focus and capture images. The stand also has NFC for easy pairing.

The IPT-DS10M Smart Imaging Stand is powered by 2 x standard AA size batteries and requires a couple of apps to function including Smart Connect and the Smart Imaging Stand host app (includes SmileCatcher). Sony has even provided a new experimental Motion API so that third-party developers can create interesting apps for the device. Pricing recently appeared for the device and it won’t come cheap, with the Sony Store UK pegging it at £119.99. Seems like an interesting device, although we’d like to see what kind of success rate it would have in practice before laying down that kind of money.

Sony Smart Imaging Stand IPT-DS10M_1

Sony Smart Imaging Stand IPT-DS10M_2

Sony Smart Imaging Stand IPT-DS10M_3

  • Tech Gospel

    I hope this works with the front camera and Google Hangouts!

  • Folk Hellfang

    Completely superfluous and expensive. Does it get more Sony than this?

  • Thiago Guerreiro Bastos

    Useless for me. hahaha

    Wouldn’t buy it even if it was 50 bucks

  • Quark Gluon

    If only it has smoother motion, it could be used for video panning and timelapse.

  • JG

    This is nice but too expensive.

  • Eman Philic

    jaw dropping expensive.

  • nadoudidou

    200£ ? Or how to turn me from a sony fanboy into a sony hater.
    this is bullshit. fuck you sony. i’m i such a retard for you? fuck, you.

  • ChrisC

    Real innovation?

  • John Andrew Santiago

    Should be 30 bucks

  • lunkz

    Finally waited for this

  • josesl16

    Yes, yes, you’re such a retard for Sony.

  • Freepat 75014

    4K Video along with 3D 1080p video capture.

  • Shubham Agarwal

    There should be a video calling in dial pad itself, these is a basic need of the users, I request the Sony company to send us the update of video calling In dial pad itself in our xperia phone.

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