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April 1, 2022

Establishment of Sony Mobility Inc.

    Tokyo, Japan - Sony Group Corporation today announced the establishment of Sony Mobility Inc., effective April 1, 2022.

    The new company will develop and commercialize a mobility service platform intended to contribute to the evolution of the mobility space. It is also expected to oversee the development of businesses such as the "aibo" autonomous entertainment robot, Airpeak professional drone, and the Sociable Cart: SC-1. Furthermore, the new company will continue to support S.RIDE Inc., which was established in partnership with taxi companies to provide safe and secure transportation utilizing AI and sensing technology. In addition to these initiatives, the new company will also promote R&D and commercialization activities targeting the creation of new AI robotics products and services.

    The transfer of these businesses, which are currently overseen by the AI Robotics Business Group of Sony Group Corporation, to the new company is scheduled to be completed in September 2022.

    Overview of the new company

    • Company name:
      Sony Mobility Inc.
    • Location:
      1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo
    • Capital:
      100 million yen
    • Members of the Board:
      Izumi Kawanishi, Representative Director, President and CEO
      Kenichiro Yoshida, Director and Chairman
      Hiroki Totoki, Director
      Hirotoshi Korenaga, Auditor
    • * aibo aibo are trademarks of Sony Group Corporation.
    • * Airpeak is a trademark of Sony Group Corporation.
    • * S.RIDE is a registered trademark of S.RIDE Inc.
    • * Other companies and product names mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of each company.
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