Sony Electronics offers popular items such as the walkman and playstation

Sony Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is a leading manufacturer of video, audio, and information technology products. Sony Corporation of American, based in New York City, is the U.S. subsidiary whose principal businesses include Sony Electronics Inc., Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc., and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Sony employs over 150,000 people worldwide and has annual sales in the billions.

Possibly best known for the Walkman and the PlayStation, Sony has electronic products to listen, see, play and do almost anything. From cameras to computers, home theatre to business technology, there are a wide variety of consumer and business products available.

Their newest Walkman, the Sony NW-HD5 Network Walkman is now available for a retail price of $299.95. You get an extra-long battery life of up to 40 hours with a removable Lithium-Ion battery and a Bi-Directional LCD Display, a new feature from Sony that allows you to view the display vertically or horizontally. The NW-HD5 supports WMA, WAV, MP3, ATRAC3 and ATRAC3plus audio formats with a 20 GB hard drive.

In the gaming arena, Sony has held its own for over the past decade. From the Sony PSOne to the latest PSP, Sony Computer Entertainment remains a rival competitor to the other console and handheld systems development companies. In 2003, Sony brought gamers the Eye Toy, the first motion-tracking device that interacts with games, and in spring of 2006 will launch the PlayStation 3.

Other technology by Sony includes the new VAIO Notebook Computers for mobile networking and information and the new Cyber-Shot DSC-H1 digital camera. The new Cyber-Shot is a 5.1 megapixel camera and among its features are a 12X optical zoom lens and 32MB of flash memory built in.

Sony electronics are available at numerous retailers worldwide and online. To provide better service to their customers, Sony’s website offers live customer service, help with downloads and drivers, and .pdf replacement manuals for many of their products.