Sony Computer Entertainment released a new firmware upgrade
for its PS3 game console.
Version 1.82 adds support for AVC H.264/MPEG-4 High Profile
playback. The specific video format is supported by Canon's
HDC-SD3 as well as by Panasonic's iVIS HR10 AVCHD cameras.
In addition, the format is part of the Blu-Ray Disc
The new firmware is currently available at Sony's website (Japanese)
. Sony is expected
to release the v1.82 software update for the rest of the
world in the following days.