Creating Kando, and Expanding Kando:
Sony's CES ® 2023 Press Conference

CES® 2023 commenced in Las Vegas on January 5, 2023 (U.S. Pacific Time). At the Sony press conference held prior to the event, CEO Kenichiro Yoshida introduced the latest Sony technologies, products, and content, and stated that collaboration with creators who create Kando (emotion) is essential to Sony's Purpose of "filling the world with emotion, through the power of creativity and technology."
Yoshida explained that the essence of entertainment is the "live" sharing of time and space, and that Sony will contribute to connecting the physical and virtual worlds through technology in the metaverse, mobility and other areas. Speakers from the worlds of movies, games, music, sports, and mobility joined the presentation to discuss the potential for expanding the scope of entertainment through technology. This article covers the key moments from Sony's press conference, together with video highlights.

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From AIBO to VISION-S: Sony's AI Robotics Evolution

Sony has been cultivating its expertise in the area of AI robotics for over two decades through the development of the AIBO entertainment robot and other technologies. Now, certain Sony engineers and product planners who were involved in the development of AIBO and other AI robots are working on VISION-S, Sony’s endeavor to evolve mobility into a space for entertainment.

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Two Years Since the Establishment of the "Global Social Justice Fund": Creating a World Where Diverse People Can Live in Harmony

In the two years since establishing the “Global Social Justice Fund,” Sony has provided support to more than 400 organizations working in the areas of Civic and Community Engagement, Criminal Justice Reform, Education, and Diversity Through Impact. Here is the progress of what the fund has accomplished so far.

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Building a World Where Everyone is Empowered to Create and Spreading Kando (emotion) with Sony Vlog Cameras

From the perspective of "Co-Creation," the "SESSIONS" series features dialogues that introduce the activities of Sony's diverse employees to create Kando, based on Sony's Purpose. Through conversations between Sony employees and our various partners, this series gives a candid look at scenes from real Sony projects, demonstrating what kinds of "Co-Creation" are enabled by the combination of Sony's creativity and technology with the efforts of business partners and creators, and what kind of Kando these initiatives spread around the world. In this Session installment, we focus on the Sony vlog camera, which is a camera geared toward capturing video and still to meet the creative needs of vloggers, and a wide range of users.

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Sony Holds "Business Segment Briefings" for Top Management from Sony's Various Businesses to Discuss Growth

The Sony Group held the "FY2022 Business Segment Briefings" online over two days, on May 26 and 27. The "Business Segment Briefings" represent an evolution of "IR Day," an annual event targeted primarily at investors and analysts that ran until last fiscal year, and will serve as a forum to share the growth story of each business with a wider range of stakeholders moving forward.

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