Sony is recognized as one of the world’s most creative technology companies with a catalog of breakthrough products and technologies to its name: the Triniton TV, Betamax and Betacam video technology, PlayStation, VAIO personal computers, Cybershot digital cameras, Sony Ericsson cell phones, Blu-ray DVD technology, the Compact Disc (with Philips), the MiniDisc format, FeLica IC smart card technology, AIBO the robotic dog and the legendary TR-63 transistor radio. With this line-up, it’s a tough call, but the innovation that made the most significant contribution to the world of personal electronics and the status of Sony is the Walkman®.

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