FC: PORTFOLIO | By : Donovan Ashton and Trevor Thomas
1: Sony was created by two Japanese men in 1946 by the names of Akio Morita(Left) and Masaru Ibuka(Right).
2: Akio Morita was 25 years of age and Masaru Ibuka was 38 when they had founded Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo K.K.(Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Corporation) in 1946 and changed its name to Sony in 1958.
3: sony is a multi-billion dollar corporation that has had great success since it was founded, its first product was the hand held TR-55 transistor radio, released in the year 1955.
4: Sony has made great strides in entertainment and technology devices over the past 20 years, creating new phones and flat screen LCD tv's.
6: Sony's best selling product is the series of Playstaions, but their most recent and best-selling one was the Ps3. | The first playstation was a 9 year process to build which began in 1991 and was released in the year 2000, headed by the Sony engineer Ken Kutaragi.
7: Ken Kutaragi was the man who sparked the idea of the first ever playstation in the year of 1991. The first playstation was very successful and he went on to create the Ps2, Ps3, PsP, and the recently released PsP Vita, and currently is now the CEO and president of Sony Computer Entertainment.
8: Akio Morita(Top) was born on January 26, 1921in Nagoya, Japan and died on October 3, 1999 in the city of Tokyo, Japan due to pneumonia. | Masaru Ibuka(Bottom) was born on April 11, 1908 in Nikko City, Japan and died on December 19, 1997 in Tokyo, Japan from heart failure.
9: Sony's most recent product that was just released on February 22, 2012, is the PsP Vita, which is a hand held gaming device that allows you to play games online and surf the web. It is the sequel product to the original PsP.