Sony updates its camera app to offer multi-cam monitoring

Someone holding an iPad running Sony’s Monitor & Control app.
The new Multi-Cam feature is only available to iPadOS users. | Image: Sony

Sony has released a new update for its Monitor & Control (M&C) mobile app that makes it easier for users to remotely observe and operate camera feeds on smartphones and tablets. Most notably, version 2.0.0 of the M&C app introduces a new Multi-Camera Monitoring feature that allows users to control and preview up to four cameras at once, much like the Final Cut Camera iOS app that Apple released in May.

While the M&C app is available for both iOS and Android, Sony’s new Multi-Camera Monitoring feature is exclusive to iPadOS. It supports both wired and wireless connections via Wi-Fi or hotspotting for shooting in remote locations. We’ve asked Sony if this feature will eventually be available to iPhone and Android users and will update this…

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