In terms of home video games, the PC is the oldest gaming platform still in use today, having an established library of tens of thousands of games. History The first electronic computers were created between the s and the s. Many of the first computers were used during World War II by both factions and would be later used for scientific research. Early computers were large enough to fill a room, making them unusable for practical, personal use.
InMasaru Ibuka started an electronics shop in a department store building in Tokyo. The company built Japan's first tape recordercalled the Type-G.
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: TTK's principal bank at the time, Mitsuihad strong feelings about the name. Akio Morita was firm, however, as he did not want the company name tied to any particular industry. Eventually, both Ibuka and Mitsui Bank's chairman gave their approval.
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 Stringer helped to reinvigorate the company's struggling media businesses, encouraging blockbusters such as Spider-Man while cutting 9, jobs. Shortly thereafter, Hirai outlined his company-wide initiative, named "One Sony" to revive Sony from years of financial losses and bureaucratic management structure, which proved difficult for former CEO Stringer to accomplish, partly due to differences in business culture and native languages between Stringer and some of Sony's Japanese divisions and subsidiaries.
Hirai outlined three major areas of focus for Sony's electronics business, which include imaging technology, gaming and mobile technology, as well as a focus on reducing the major losses from the television business.
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.Who.
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