Empire Hobby, LLC
Empire Hobby Announces Distribution Partnership with Sony

Phoenix, AZ., June 14, 2013– Empire Hobby, LLC announces a distribution partnership with Sony Electronics. Empire Hobby is a growing distributor of radio controlled vehicles and associated products to the hobby sector. The wide ranging use of radio controlled vehicles for aerial photography had led Empire Hobby to seek out a leading camera manufacturer to fulfill the growing need for capturing aerial imagery and video. Empire has recently completed an agreement to become a distributor of the Sony digital imaging products relating to aerial photography.

Radio Controlled Aerial Photography (RCAP) has proven to be a valuable and affordable tool for acquiring imagery that was nearly impossible or highly expensive to obtain by any other means. Empire Hobby is currently flying Sony’s Action Cam and NEX family of cameras with existing aircraft using highly precise gyro-stabilized gimbals that allow for independent camera operation if so desired.

“We are very excited about working with such an iconic corporation and brand to capture this rapidly growing market. Sony has led the way in digital imaging and Empire has become the nation’s leading distributor of multi-rotor aircraft; so I see this as a great partnership”, said Jack Burnside, president of Empire Hobby.

About Empire Hobby
Empire Hobby, LLC is an Arizona based company, founded in 2004, specializing in the distribution of electrically powered radio controlled vehicles and supplies to retailers around the country and carries more than 8000 unique products to which the applicable Sony products will be added. Learn more at www.empirerc.com

About Sony Electronics DI

Headquartered in San Diego, Sony Electronics is a leading provider of electronic products for both the consumer and professional markets.

Sony is noted for a wide range of products within Digital Imaging, including advanced Alpha DSLR and NEX cameras, Cyber-shot compact cameras, Handycam® camcorders, POV Action Cams, as well as a line of famed Carl Zeiss® and G-series lenses.

The latest news and information is available at the company’s web site at www.sonydigitalimaging.com and www.sony.com/news

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