At the 2016 Lucie Tech Awards in New York, the Sony RX1R II and 70-200mm f/2.8 GM lens received top honors for Best Fixed-Lens Compact Camera and Best Telephoto Zoom Lens. Sony Artisans Michael Britt and Eli Reed received the awards on behalf of Sony.
Sony Artisan Eli Reed With the Lucie Technical Award for the Sony RX1R II "Best Fixed Lens Compact Camera"
Sony Artisan Michael Britt with the Lucie Technical Award for the Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 GM lens "Best Telephoto Zoom Lens"
The Lucie Technical Awards aim to honor the large and small companies, as well as the individuals who have advanced the photographic industry in a given year. All-inclusive, these awards intend to encompass such things as cameras, lenses, lighting, and accessories, to papers, printers, inks, and software and more. The Lucie Technical Awards is the newest initiative of the prestigious Lucie Awards.