Comparing Companies: Kodak Eidos Symantec
History of Kodak • The first Kodak camera was created in 1888, by George Eastman • George Eastman founded Eastman Kodak Company in 1892 • Eastman Kodak Company later became known as Kodak • Kodak is ranked as one of the top 25 largest companies in the U.S.
Kodak continues to lead the way with new products and processes that have made photography simpler and more enjoyable. They offer numerous products that involve digital technology and combine the convenience of electronics with the quality of traditional photography. Digital cameras Printers and camera docks Ink jet paper Software Picture makers Film Film cameras Picture CDs Kodak Products
Kodak’s Goal Kodak’s goal, the same as when George Eastman founded Kodak, is to provide convenience and quality to their customers so more and more people can experience the special wonders of photography and re-live their more cherished moments.
Eidos • Founded in 1990 • One of the world’s largest leading developers and publishers of entertainment software • Mission Statement: Committed to the Gameplay Experience
Eidos publishes and develops a mix of titles for the entertainment software industry: Play Station game console The PC Play Station 2 computer entertainment system Nintendo Game Cube Xbox game system from Microsoft Eidos: Publisher and Developer
Interesting Facts about Eidos • Only came into existence in 1995 as a games company • Is home to many of the interactive industry’s best known brands • To receive certain titles Eidos made co -publishing deals with Japanese publishers
Symantec • Symantec provides a broad range of content and network security software and appliance solutions • Symantec is the world leader in Internet security technology • Symantec was founded in 1982
Symantec’s Objective Be a trusted security partner for individuals and enterprises around the world.
Symantec • Has headquarters in Cuperino, California. • Has worldwide operations in 36 countries • As a brand of consumer security products, Symantec’s Norton brand is a leader in worldwide industry awards and retail sales.