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1951

  • M-1
    M-1

    Spring-actuated shoulder-type tape recorder for professional broadcast use. This device played a central role in the development of street-level coverage and interviews by broadcasting stations. After appearing in R. Yokoyama's comic strip “Densuke” in the Mainichi Newspaper, this recorder was nicknamed the “Densuke.”

1976

  • BVU-200
    BVU-200

    “BV (Broadcasting Video) Series” U-matic VTR for professional broadcasting use.

  • BVH-1000
    BVH-1000

    1-inch VTR for professional broadcasting use.

1982

  • BVW-1
    BVW-1

    1/2-inch “Betacam” integrated camera/VTR for analog-based professional broadcasting use.

1987

  • DVR-1000
    DVR-1000

    World’s first component digital VTR compliant with D1 format.

1988

  • DVR-10
    DVR-10

    World’s first composite digital VTR for professional broadcasting use compliant with D2 format.

1993

  • DVW-A500
    DVW-A500 

    "Digital Betacam" 1/2-inch component digital VTR, incorporating digital image compression technology.

1994

  • DVW-700
    DVW-700

    Digital Betacam integrated camera/VTR for professional broadcasting use.

1997

  • HDW-700
    HDW-700

    World’s first HD camcorder (“HDCAM” format).

2000

  • HDWF900
    HDWF900

    HD-1080/24P production system developed to meet Hollywood requirements.

  • MSW-2000
    MSW-2000

    VTR (MPEG 1MX format) capable of storing video data of up to 50 Mbps through the use of MPEG2 compression technology.

2001

  • XPR1
    XPRI

    Nonlinear production system for HDTV/SDTV.

2003

  • PDW Series
    PDW Series(current model : XDCAM Series)

    World’s first blue-violet laser based optical disc production system for professional broadcasting, available in five models.

2005

  • HVR-Z1
    HVR-Z1

    HDV camcorder for professional use. Conforms to the HDV specification for recording outstanding HD video on current DV cassettes.

2006

  • XDCAM HD Series
    XDCAM HD Series

    First HD-compatible model in the XDCAM series of camcorders incorporating a professional disc-based blue-violet laser recording system.

2009

  • PMW-350
    PMW-350

    Sony’s first 2/3-inch CMOS memory camcorder --- the shoulder-mount model

2010

  • PMW-500
    PMW-500

    Sony's first professional camcorder with solid state XDCAM recording (MPEG HD422 video recorded as MXF files on SxS memory cards).

2011

  • PVM-2541
    PVM-2541

    The industry's first professional-use master monitor equipped with organic EL panel

  • HXR-NX3D1J
    HXR-NX3D1J

    The smallest, most lightweight professional camcorder capable of filming and photographing 3D images
    * Full Hi-vision 3D-compatible NXCAM camcorder
    * Current as at April, 2011.

  • VPL-SW535
    VPL-SW535

    Ultra short focus LCD projector that achieves the industry's shortest LCD projection distance (*1) and highest brightness (*2)
    *1: The distance from the screen surface to the projection window. Refers to the ‘VPL-SW535’ WXGA resolution model only. As investigated by Sony in November, 2011.
    *2: In ultra short focus LCD models with WXGA resolution. As investigated by Sony in November, 2011.

2012

  • NXL-IP55
    NXL-IP55

    This IP Live Production Unit allows users to synchronize video streams and transmit HD video signals with ultra-low latency during live productions such as sports events and theater productions.

  • Optical Disc Archive Systems
    Optical Disc Archive Systems

    This compact cartridge contains 12 optical discs and appears to the user as one integrated volume of mass storage which allows direct access to files. Optimized for long-term storage of data.

2013

  • Cine Alta F55
    Cine Alta F55

    The PMW-F55 CineAlta camera shoots spectacular images with its 4K Super 35mm Exmor™ CMOS sensor (11.6 total megapixels; 8.9 effective megapixels). It fully captures the beauty of the subject even in low light or high-contrast conditions.

  • HMS-3000MT
    HMS-3000MT

    Personal viewing system that consists of the HMI-3000MT image processing unit - which accepts and processes video input signals from surgical endoscopes - and the HMM-3000MT head mounted display - which provides a stereoscopic visualization from the imaging system in 2D/3D. The OLED panels within the head mounted display deliver crisp, high contrast HD images, and the set enables doctors to perform surgery in a comfortable, relaxed position.

    General medical device/Controlled medical device requiring special maintenance
    Generic name: Endoscope video imaging processor
    Submission notification number: 14B2X10003000010

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