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Sony: reveals secret details accidentally

In an interview late Friday with the Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg, the Sony chief was talking about earthquake damage to 15 of the Sony's factories in Japan, and inadvertently mentioned that a camera sensor made in one of those plants is on its way to Apple, and that sensor would be delayed because of the quake and tsunami.

By: karan zy
Category: Computers
: Computers
Posted: Jan 18, 2012
Updated: Jan 18, 2012
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Sony: reveals secret details accidentally

In an interview late Friday with the Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg, the Sony chief was talking about earthquake damage to 15 of the Sony's factories in Japan, and inadvertently mentioned that a camera sensor made in one of those plants is on its way to Apple, and that sensor would be delayed because of the quake and tsunami.Sony released a new hand-held game system, the PlayStation Vita, in Japan last month."3-D is waiting to happen," he said. "It's an inevitability. So be patient."

There are dozens of 3-D games now available, Hirai noted.Stringer didn't specifically say that Sony is building an 8-megapixel image sensor that will go into the iPhone 5, but since Sony is currently not manufacturing any image sensors for Apple, this confirmed that Sony plans to supply components of the iPhone 5.dell U4873 points to the distinct possibility that in the iPhone 5, Apple will no longer be using those OmniVision 5-megapixel image sensors currently inside the iPhone 4.

It plans to start selling the Wi-Fi and AT&T 3G versions of that system in the United States on February 22.Like Microsoft has done with the Xbox 360 through Kinect, Sony is trying to extend the life of the PlayStation 3 through new accessories, like the Move controller wand, and initiatives like 3-D games. "We are definitely, from a Sony perspective, very committed to 3-D," Hirai said. "It's going to take a little while."Early on, he raised the irony of Sony supplying camera components for Apple devices.

Sony CEO Howard Stringer, who also attended the gathering on Tuesday, compared the uptake of 3-D gaming and video to dell latitude d410 battery of color television.The Vita will succeed the PlayStation Portable, or PSP, and PlayStation Go, a smaller version of the hand-held device. The Vita has a touchscreen and a touch-sensitive pad on the back of the device, along with the buttons and control sticks gamers expect to see on controllers. The game looks very attractive -- but when shown on the big screen, not as sharp as a console game.

dell rm791 "always puzzles me," he said. "Why would I make Apple the best camera?" It is unclear what devices he was talking about as Sony isn't known to supply key camera components, known as image sensors, to Apple; A Sony spokeswoman declined to comment and an Apple spokesperson couldn't be reached for comment.Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Jack Tretton and a Sony spokesman demonstrated a sequel to a popular PlayStation 3 game called "Uncharted: Golden Abyss."



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