JVC or the Victor Company of Japan is a subsidiary of JVC Kenwood Corp and is based in Yokohama, Japan. Founded in 1927, the company is a major manufacturer of consumer electronics and is known for producing the first televisions in Japan. Today, the company makes much more than just televisions. JVC is a leading name in digital imaging products, developing camcorders, cameras and accessories. The company also produces headphones, projectors, car audio and video equipment and discs for recording media. Products are sold by authorized retailers on a global scale, and JVC offers direct from manufacturer sales at JVC.com.