Â“Play station 3Â” accompanying system software Ver.1.60 update
Participation to of distributed computing project Folding@homeÂ™ possibly
From March 22nd update start schedule
SONY [konpiyutaentateinmentojiyapan] * 1 (SCEJ), computer entertainment system Â“play station 3Â” (PS3Â™) system software, March 22nd (the wood) from afternoon, we plan update to version 1.60.
Because of this, as for everyone of the PS3 user, the distributed computing project Folding@homeÂ™ where the American Stanford University which some days ago is announced on March 15th promotes * in 2 via network, it reaches the point where participation it can receive.
With version 1.60 update, XMBÂ™ (the cross media bar) the Folding@homeÂ™ idea contest appears in the network line, everyone of the PS3 user clicks the idea contest optionally and just makes start, PS3 automatically to do the Stanford University and the sending and receiving of the data, simulation is done. In addition, with simple setting, after the entertainment contents ending, by the fact that it leaves power turned on * 3, it is possible automatically to be able to send application.
The system software of PS3 starts doing various functional additions and strengthening of security with the version upgrade which in the future is offered on occasion. Updating always in up-to-date version, you can experience the world of the entertainment to which by the fact that it receives, method of enjoying spreads, is new.
Furthermore, contents concerning version upgrade every time of version upgrade, our company web sight (http://www.jp.playstation.com/
) with guide in target date.
It starts propelling SCEJ, powerfully PS3 as a computer entertainment platform of the next generation.
* The main function which is renewed with system software version 1.60
<Pinpoint zoom & resolution setting (Internet browser)>
- Pinpoint zoom:
It can expand can indicate the place where it has the pointer on the picture it reaches the point where with pinpoint. The source of the Web page is analyzed, optimum enlargement ratio is calculated automatically according to the place where the pointer is adjusted.
- Resolution modification:
Adjusting to the image output resolution of PS3, it reaches the point where you can adjust the indicatory size of the Web page easy to see. In addition, we add the setting which holds down the flicker in screen at the time of interlace output.
It reaches the point where it can participate in Folding@homeÂ™.
<Remote play by way of the access point>
By way of the access point inside home PSPÂ® it reaches the point where it can do Â“[pureisuteshiyon] portableÂ” empty remote play. PS3 which does not load wireless LAN (the HDD 20GB model) with it reaches the point where it can do remote play connection.
When downloading the data and the plural data whose file size is large, while downloading, it reaches the point where it can operate other things. Because (there is a restriction item, as for details after the starting the update, please verify with our company web sight)
<Full size keyboard>
When inputting the letter, it reaches the point where the full size keyboard can be indicated in the picture.
Furthermore, other than describing after the starting the update, at our company Web sight please verify concerning function and the details which are renewed. (http://www.jp.playstation.com/
* For the country you take charge of business as a division company of 1 corporation SONY [konpiyutaentateinmento].
* 2Folding@home is the distributed computing project where the American Stanford University promotes. It researches the folding phenomenon of the protein, it designates that you understand various diseases which it is related as purpose.
* It is necessary to turn on the main power source and the power source button of 3PS3.
Corporation SONY [konpiyutaentateinmentoinhuomeshiyonsenta]
TEL 0570-000-929 (as for the utilization by PHS and part IP telephone 03-3475-7444)
Office Hours 10: 00~18: 00
* Â“XMBÂ” is trade mark of SONY corporation and corporation SONY [konpiyutaentateinmento].
* Â“PlayStationÂ”, Â“PLAYSTATIONÂ” and Â“PSPÂ” are registered trade mark of corporation SONY [konpiyutaentateinmento].
In addition, Â“PS3Â” is trade mark of the same company.