Masaru Ibuka started an electronics store in a department store building in Tokyo. The company started with a capital of ¥ 190,000 and a total of eight employees.
Ibuka joined Akio Morita to found a new company.
Sony introduced the first Japanese design recorder.
Morit visited the United States and signed the agreement with Western Electric.
A low-cost, all-transistor radio was launched
Sony became the official name of the company and was conceived to the internationalization of the company.
Creation of Sony Corporation of America, based in New York City.
At the 1964 New York World's Fair, Sony introduced the first fully transistorized desktop calculator.
The company launched its first color television.
Sony introduced the first color video recorder.