The evolution of HiFi from phonograph to flac

Flac

Looking back at the world of music and communication, it’s amazing to see the transitions that have taken place to get to where we are now. With iPods, FLAC (free lossless audio codec), and the domination of digital files over physical venues, we are able to immerse ourselves in recordings of the highest imaginable quality.

The days of the old slogan, “Is it live or is it Memorex?” are truly upon us.

In this infographic, the sound pros over at Sonos break down the history and explore the evolution of sound systems from Thomas Edison to Steve Jobs and beyond. Click to enlarge.

HiFi
Written by Rocco Penn

A tech blogger, social media analyst, and general promoter of all things positive in the world. "Bring it. I'm ready." Find me on Media Caffeine, Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.
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