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Kaz Hirai goes on a high note

Kazuo ‘Kaz’ Hirai is to hand over as CEO of Sony to CFO Kenichiro Yoshida as from April 1st. Yoshida is credited with being the behind-the-scenes guy who backed up Hirai’s transformation of Sony’s finances. The pair focussed on image sensors and Playstation as the routes to profitability, selling off the Viaio computer business and de-emphasing the phones and TV ...

Sony to switch CMOS image sensor focus

Sony, which holds a 40% share of the image sensor market, is to switch its marketing focus for CMOS image sensors to the automobile, robot and medicare segments, says Digitimes Research. Sony’s current largest market for image sensor revenues is handsets but that market is only growing at 4% CAGR 2014-20. The market for image sensors in the automobile, security ...

Sony patents camera contact lens, but….

Sony has applied for a patent** for a contact lens with a built-in camera and display. But, unless I am reading it wrong, in which case I am really sorry, it reads like a boy saying “if I had a staircase a million million miles high I would walk to the moon. I would take sandwiches, and Toby, and a ...