At the recent Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas, Sony Electronics announced its new ILX-LR1 camera. An interchangeable lens camera with a 35mm full-frame image sensor, the camera can be paired with multiple platforms, including drones, to bring value to a number of industrial applications.

To discuss the features of the new camera, Masa Nagone, Business Solution Manager for Sony North America, spoke with Scott Howe, Editorial Analyst for Commercial UAV News, at the Sony booth on the Commercial UAV Expo show floor. Nagone explained how the camera’s lightweight, compact design makes it adaptable to operations in a wide variety of industries, including utilities, green energy, telecommunications, transportation, construction, and land management.