An idea from Erlangen: 25 years of MP3 - the music revolution from Germany
ZEIT ONLINE | News, backgrounds and debatesErlangen (dpa) - "1000 songs in your pocket." At the premiere of the first iPod in October 2001, Apple CEO Steve Jobs got to the heart of the revolutionary concept of the MP3 music file format. The MP3 method for data reduction made it possible to actually store 1000 pieces of music on a small hard disk. However, MP3 was not invented in California - rather in large parts in the Franconian town of...