mp3 Celebrates 10th Birthday Today

It was 10 years ago today that researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits in Germany decided to use “.mp3” as the file name extension for their new audio coding technology. The innovative compression technology applied scientific advances of various fields: mathematics, psychology, acoustics, human anatomy, etc. and yielded significant size reduction for storing and digitally distributing audio.

Source: BillBoard

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