GPS Device plots digital images to map.

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Adding geographic context to digital images, Model GPS-CS1 12-channel GPS unit enables photographers to pinpoint exactly where they've been. Users can arrange pictures geographically by importing logged data from GPS device by downloading digital images to computer. GPS Image Tracker software synchronizes images on camera with latitude, longitude, and time readings from GPS-CS1. Unit weighs 2 oz, is 3½ in. long, and comes with carabineer to attach to backpack or belt loop.

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Organize Photos by 'Where' Not 'When' with Global Positioning System for Sony Digital Cameras

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1 / - Sony Electronics today announced a GPS device that puts your pictures on the map.

Using time and location recordings from Sony's GPS-CS1 GPS device and the time stamp from a Sony digital still camera or camcorder, photo buffs can plot their digital images to a map and pinpoint exactly where they've been.

The 12-channel GPS unit is 3-1/2 inches long, weighs two ounces, and is sold with a carabineer to easily attach to a backpack or a belt loop.

"Whether you're traveling to the Seven Wonders of the World, or just wondering where to buy your next house, our new GPS device can track your journey," said David Johns, product manager for digital camera accessories at Sony Electronics. "Adding a geographic context to your digital images helps organize and make use of your photos in entirely new ways."

To arrange your pictures geographically, import the logged data from the GPS device, using the supplied USB cable, and then download the digital images to a computer. The supplied GPS Image Tracker software synchronizes the images on your digital camera with the latitude, longitude and time readings from the GPS-CS1 device.

Once synchronized, your photos can become virtual push pins on an online map by activating the Picture Motion Browser software bundled with the latest Sony cameras and camcorders released after July. You can easily add new photos and coordinates to the mapping web site, courtesy of Google Maps, and showcase years of globe-trotting.

The GPS-CS1 GPS device will be available next month for about $150 at, at Sony Style® retail stores (, and at authorized dealers nationwide.

Source: Sony Electronics

Jenny Mehlow
Sony Electronics Inc.,

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