Sony helps you track your snaps

Such is the high-flying life of a Stuff journalist we’re always forgetting where we took our photos. Was that when we were skiing in the Rockies or th

Such is the high-flying life of a Stuff journalist we’re always forgetting where we took our photos. Was that when we were skiing in the Rockies or the Alps? Which Mediterranean island were we partying on there? Is that the karaoke bar in Tokyo or Hong Kong?

If the same happens to you, worry no more. Provided you own a compatible Sony digital camera and have one of these GPS-CS1 add-ons attached, it’ll record satellite-based information of when and where each picture was taken, accurate up to 2m.

When you get back home to browse the photos on your PC or laptop, each image can be displayed at exactly the place it was taken via a map supplied by Google. If the satellite coverage isn’t up to scratch in the area, the CS1 will estimate the location based on previous logs.

Don’t worry about it affecting your snapping, either. It only weighs 55g so it won’t be tugging your arm down while you try and frame a shot, and with a Ni-MH battery it won’t run out of juice until you’ve had 14 hours continuous use out of it.

If only it could help us find our camera.

Essentials

Sony GPS-CS1

Price: £TBA

On sale: End of August

Contact: Sony

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