Sony (in Japanese: ソニー株式会社) is a global entertainment company, founded on 17 May 1946. It is the second largest electrical consern after general electric, in the world. It is the largest gaming company on global scale and their headquarter is located in Tokyo, Japan. It's founder, Masaru Ibuka named it Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering (TTE) in the beginning. Sony started with simple inventions like a rice boiler and an electrical carpet. Later, they focused on sound and picture and started producing TV's and stereoes to regular consumers. Sony is owning most of the great entertainment companies out there. To be known is: Vaio, Sony Playstation, MiniDisc (MD), Blue Ray Disc and Sony Ericcson together with Swedish Ericcson.