SONY EMPLOYEE SHOWS OFF NEW DIGITAL ORGANISER CLIE AT SONY HEADQUARTERS IN TOKYO.
Sony Corp's Yoko Dobashi shows off the electronic maker's new digital organiser, the CLIE, at Sony headquarters September 6, 2000. Sony joins the fast-growing PDA, or personal digital assistant, market on Saturday with the CLIE (pronounced "klee-ay" and stands for Communication, Link, Information, and Entertainment). The CLIE adds video playback to the usual array of organiser functions and hooks up to the Internet. The colour-screen version is expected to retail for around 55,000 yen ($525) and the monochrome display model at 50,000 yen.