Sony innovations - Award winning|
“It’s immensely gratifying to have the skill and passion of our designers and engineers recognised by the world’s largest and most prestigious multimedia magazines association”, commented Fujio Nishida, President, Sony Europe. “At Sony we take pride in creating products that transcend their basic function to create an emotional connection with the user. This year’s award winning innovations are a perfect demonstration of this ‘Sony Spirit’ in action.”
EISA Awards multimedia organisation
EISA is the largest editorial multimedia organisation in Europe, with a membership of nearly 50 Audio, Mobile Electronics, Video and Photo magazines drawn from 19 European countries. This year’s award winners were selected after the deliberations of a judging panel comprising journalists and independent technical experts. The 2007-2008 EISA Awards will be presented at a special Gala Event on September 1st, 2007.
Sony manufactures audio, video, communications and information technology products for the global consumer and professional markets. With its music, pictures, game and online businesses, Sony is uniquely positioned to be one of the world’s leading digital entertainment brands. Sony recorded consolidated global annual sales of EUR 55.83 billion (yen 8,296 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007, based on an average market exchange rate for the same period of yen 148.6 to the EUR. It employs approximately 163,000 people worldwide. In Europe, the Sony Group recorded consolidated annual sales of EUR 13.71 billion (yen 2,038 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007. Sony Europe, headquartered at the Sony Center am Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, is responsible for the company's European electronics business and registered consolidated sales of EUR 9.12 billion for the same period.