The free software update is available for download at Sony.net/SonyInfo/Support providing: PS Recording Mode (1,920 by 1080/60p); Water Mode, which adjusts white balance for water scenes; a beep-off setting; and PlayMemories Mobile seamless mode change (available in June) with quicker video uploading using the Smart Remote function.
Sony has also released new action accessories for the HRD-AS15, among the new offerings is a skeleton frame mount (that allows the camera to be mounted to goggles, handlebars, etc., using a tripod screw and offering adjustment from the bottom, top and side;
A dog harness mount that enables mounting on a dog to capture its point of view; it adjusts to fit medium to large breeds;
a surfboard mount with an adhesive system that forms a watertight bond to surfboards, snowboards and kayaks and comes with a lanyard and two sets of the mount and leash;
A wrist mount that lets users adjust their shooting angle for self-filming and simple recording; it works with the waterproof housing or new skeleton frame and enables 360-degree panning;
A float mount that allows shooting from the water's surface, preventing the action camera from sinking; it attaches to the tripod screw and includes a lanyard;
A ball head that adjusts the camera's angle on mounts for more viewpoint options; and a semi-hard carrying case, billed as being water-resistant and compact.
The accessories will be available in June and sold online at the Sony online store.