Sony has today announced a firmware upgrade that allows users of its NEX-5 and NEX-3 system cameras to view still images in ?3D? on a compatible TV.

The free download is designed to enable users to capture 3D images using the cameras? Sweep Panorama mode.

?The NEX-5 and NEX-3 shoot a high-speed burst of frames that are automatically combined inside the camera to create a seamless panoramic still image containing depth information,? said a Sony spokesman.

?Sweep Panorama can be enjoyed in 3D when the camera is connected to a 3D Bravia or any standards-compatible 3D TV.?

To download the firmware visit

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