Sony – our mission is to be a company that inspires and fulfils your curiosity.
Our unlimited passion for technology, content and services, and relentless pursuit of innovation, drives us to deliver groundbreaking new excitement and entertainment in ways that only we can. Creating unique new cultures and experiences.
Everything we do, is to move you emotionally.
In 1960, Sony launched the world’s first direct-view portable transistor TV, and developed the world’s first transistor-based videotape recorder the following year. since continued to release televisions and video equipment that boast industry-leading technologies and designs. Going forward, through the stunning reality of visuals created by big-screen TVs and dynamic sound, we will transform the viewing experience from “watching” to “feeling.” we launched Japan’s first tape recorder in 1950, then went on to release the Walkman® personal stereo cassette tape player in 1979.
we have has consistently revolutionised the culture of music-listening; and today, committed to delivering excitement and entertainment of audio and visual to everyone, we offers a wide range of audio products, from Walkman® and headphones to home entertainment audio product.
we have been developing unique products and creating markets in the field of semiconductors ever since the launch of the first Japan-made prototype transistors in 1954. In the field of image sensors in particular, Sony introduced the world’s first commercial color video camera utilizing CCD in 1980.
Since then, Sony has always been an industry leader with innovative technologies in CCDs and, in recent years, CMOS image sensors, in addition to which Sony also offers products that include various kinds of LSIs, lasers, and display devices.