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InMasaru Ibuka started an electronics shop in a department store building in Tokyo. Another early name that was tried out for a while was "Tokyo Teletech" until Akio Morita discovered that there was an American company already using Teletech as a brand name. The move was not without opposition: Akio Morita was firm, however, as he did not want the company name tied to any particular industry.
Sony began a life insurance company inone of its many peripheral businesses. Amid a global recession in the early s, electronics sales dropped and the company was forced to cut prices. He encouraged the development of the Compact Disc in the s and s, and of the PlayStation in the early s.
Ohga would succeed Morita as chief executive officer in Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. May Further information: List of Sony trademarks Sony has historically been notable for creating its own in-house standards for new recording and storage technologies, instead of adopting those of other manufacturers and standards bodies.
Sony either alone or with partners has introduced several of the most popular recording formats, including the floppy diskCompact Disc and Blu-ray Disc. The company launched the Betamax videocassette recording format in Sony became embroiled in the infamous videotape format war of the early s, when Sony was marketing the Betamax system for video cassette recorders against the VHS format developed by JVC.
While Betamax is for all practical purposes an obsolete format, a professional-oriented component video format called Betacam that was derived from Betamax is still used today, especially in the television industry, although far less so in recent years with the introduction of digital and high definition.
InSony launched their Handycam products and the Video8 format. Video8 and the follow-on hi-band Hi8 format became popular in the consumer camcorder market. In addition to saving audio on the discs, Hi-MD allows the storage of computer files such as documents, videos and photos.
Audio encoding[ edit ] InSony challenged the industry standard Dolby Digital 5. This format employed eight channels 7. The latter has since been entrenched in a format war with DVD-Audio.
At present, neither has gained a major foothold with the general public. CDs are preferred by consumers because of ubiquitous presence of CD drives in consumer devices. In addition to developing consumer-based recording media, after the launch of the CD Sony began development of commercially based recording media.
In they launched Write-Once optical discs WO and in launched Magneto-optical discs which were around MB size for the specific use of archival data storage. In the early s, two high-density optical storage standards were being developed: The unified disc format was called DVD and was introduced in Sony was one of the leading developers of the Blu-ray Disc optical disc format, the newest standard for disc-based content delivery.
The first Blu-ray players became commercially available in Sony had great success and the format became dominant. Business units[ edit ] Sony offers products in a variety of product lines around the world. As of 1 AprilSony is organized into the following business segments:Cover Letter Tips for Media and Entertainment.
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The Interview also isn't headed to DVD or video-on-demand services, according to The LA Times. Sony shareholders pressed its chief executive on Thursday for a response to a proposal by hedge fund Third Point to spin off its profitable entertainment business, aiming to invigorate its.
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