Pioneer Corp. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of electronic products. It operates through the following segments: Car Electronics, Home Electronics, and Others. The Car Electronics segment offers car navigation, audio, and speaker systems. The Home Electronics segment manufactures and sells audio systems and components, disc jockey equipment, blue ray disc and DVD players and drives, equipment for cable television systems, and audio visual accessories. The Others segment includes factory automation systems, speaker units, electronic devices and parts, organic light-emitting diode displays, telephones, map software, and licensing of patents related to optical disc technologies. The company was founded by Nozomu Matsumoto on January 1, 1938 and is headquartered in Kawasaki, Japan.