Sony Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide. It offers LCD televisions; home audio, Blu-ray disc players and recorders, and memory-based audio devices; compact digital, home-use video, and interchangeable single-lens cameras; and personal computers. The company also develops, produces, markets, and distributes PlayStation4, PlayStation3, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation Portable, and PlayStation 2 hardware and related software. In addition, it provides professional solutions, such as broadcast- and professional-use products; CMOS image sensors, CCDs, system LSIs, small- and medium-sized LCD panels, and other semiconductors; batteries, audio/video/data recording media, storage media, optical pickups, chemical products, and optical disk drives; and materials and components for electronic devices, such as anisotropic conductive films. Further, the company is engaged in the acquisition, production, and distribution of television programs, animated motion pictures, and video content; operation of television networks and studios; and recorded music distribution, as well as music publishing businesses. Additionally, it provides various financial services, including life and non-life insurance, savings products, and loans; is involved in the research, development, design, production, marketing, sale, distribution, and servicing of mobile phones, tablets, accessories, and applications; offers Blu-ray disc, DVD, and CD media replication services, as well as digital and physical supply chain solutions to business customers in the entertainment, education, and information industries; and provides Internet broadband network services to subscribers. The company was formerly known as Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha and changed its name to Sony Corporation in January 1958. Sony Corporation was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.