Networked products and services is the first area I'd like to touch upon.
One of our goals is to deliver, through our wide range of appealing products, the most compelling and exciting content and entertainment experiences to our customers around the world. The integration of hardware, content and services through the network is essential to making this happen.
One initiative to achieve this integration on the networked products front is the Sony Tablet*1. Based on Android™*2 3.0 and featuring innovative new designs, Sony Tablet will target the rapidly growing market for mobile devices. We announced two models of the Sony Tablet in April 2011, and we plan to launch them in the global market starting in fall 2011.
As for networked services, in fiscal year 2010 we launched two services under the Qriocity™*3 brand name. The two new services are "Video On Demand service powered by Qriocity™"*4 and "Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity™,"*5 and they are available in nine countries and across Sony's many network-enabled products including certain BRAVIA™ LCD televisions, Blu-ray Disc™ (BD) players and home theater systems, as well as PlayStation®3 (PS3®), PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) and VAIO® PCs. Additionally, in countries where Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity is available, the service is now available on Xperia™ smartphones from Sony Ericsson, as well as Android-based third party devices.