How Sony's in-camera signing technology could prevent image fraud

Sony announce new in-camera signing technology
(Image credit: Sony)

Corporate business users of Sony cameras can now benefit from new inbuilt forgery-proof photo technology, which can detect any modifications that may have been made to an image, and recognize digital signatures to prevent any fraudulent uses of an image going forward.

The announcement and new technology comes following on from apparent widespread issues that have occurred involving misconduct and the unauthorized editing of digital photo data, with priorities of safeguarding images against misuse. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.