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Sony to establish Sony Semiconductor Solutions

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Sony has been implementing a series of measures to reinforce its Devices segment, a key growth driver for the Sony Group. As part of these measures, Sony will adopt a new operational structure for its Devices segment.

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Operations related to the semiconductor business will be transferred to Sony Semiconductor Solutions.
In the semiconductor business, where image sensors are a primary area of focus, Sony will establish Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation to further reinforce this business, and concentrate on sustained growth.

R&D, business control, sales and other operations related to the semiconductor business, which are currently overseen by business groups and R&D units within Sony Corporation, will be transferred to Sony Semiconductor Solutions. The new company will aim to commence operations on April 1, 2016.

In the storage media business, business functions currently located within Sony Corporation will be transferred to Sony Storage Media and Devices Corporation, which currently engages in manufacturing.

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