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Sony provides a free firmware update compatible with the ultra-wide 21:9 aspect ratio.

The update will transform the way content is visualized in business meetings and collaborative sessions.


This improvement will be available for Sony's current range of mid-range interchangeable lens projectors, the VPL-FHZ85 and VPL-FHZ80, and for the series of ultra-compact fixed lens projectors, the VPL-PHZ61 and VPL-PHZ51.


21:9 aspect ratio: new forms of visual engagement

The 21:9 Ultrawide Full HD aspect ratio with 2,560 x 1,080 input signal support opens the doors to a new dimension of visual engagement. Whether it's the latest business presentation, a video conferencing platform, or sharing dynamic content, this expanded format provides greater immersion and versatility for users.Sony_salas_1_HI

Enhanced communication through leading video collaboration platforms

As the business landscape evolves, seamless communication and collaboration are paramount. Sony's firmware update ensures compatibility with today's leading collaboration solutions, designed to enhance meetings and presentations. Thanks to compatibility with the 21:9 aspect ratio, users can now enjoy a broad and panoramic view of content, enhancing video conferences and presentations for participants. Forget about narrow and cramped views and enjoy a broader, more immersive experience.

The 21:9 aspect ratio compatibility from Sony ensures a rich and spacious visual landscape for video collaboration applications. Whether it's a dynamic group discussion or a presentation requiring maximum clarity, Sony projectors provide a striking visual experience that leaves an impact on the audience.Sony_salas_2_HIThis firmware update expands Sony's key projection differentiators, such as Reality Creation, enhancing overall sharpness, resolution, and image quality for graphics or text, and Ambiance, which measures room brightness using an ambient light sensor and optimally calibrates additional visual settings. Together, these technologies, combined with the 21:9 aspect ratio, create even more realistic and immersive visual experiences that unlock new levels of collaboration.


This firmware update is a testament to our commitment to staying at the forefront of visual innovation. We are delighted to offer our customers a broader dimension of viewing experiences in collaboration platforms, breaking down communication barriers among participants in in-person, hybrid, and remote events, comments Ayaka Banno, Business Planning & Product Marketing Manager for Sony Professional Displays & Solutions Europe.


The firmware update that provides compatibility with the 21:9 aspect ratio is now available for the mid-range interchangeable lens projectors VPL-FHZ85 and VPL-FHZ80, and is expected to be available for the ultra-compact fixed lens projectors VPL-PHZ61 and VPL-PHZ51 by late December.

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