Sony Delays Launch of 3D Camcorder Due to Parts Shortage
By Martyn Williams
Sony is delaying the launch of its 3D Handycam video camera by roughly a month due to difficulty securing parts following the March 11 earthquake in Japan.
The magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami halted factories and disrupted the distribution networks and supply chains on which Japanese electronics makers rely. For Sony, the knock-on effect of this disruption has been a shortage of at least one component for the new camcorders.
A Sony spokesman wouldn’t elaborate on the component or components in question.
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