Which Audio Format?

By Thomas McGuire on
IEEE Spectrum Online has posted an article regarding It's all about the algorithmóbut which 1 will win? Here's a snip.

Powerful alliances are being formed. & unlike many previous technology-related business battles, technology may actually be a significant factor in this 1. Consider Sony Corp.'s slick new music player, the NW-HD1. Praised for its compact size, long battery life, & clever touch-sensitive controller, the device nevertheless has been widely & bitterly criticized for its choice of compression algorithm: ATRAC3, a proprietary system used by Sony alone.

Would you like to know more? Good, long read.

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