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Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) is a proprietary audio coding standard for lossy digital audio compression.
Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
Astell&Kern (stylized as AstellKern) is a South Korean consumer electronics company founded in October 2013, and is wholly owned by Iriver.
A CD player is an electronic device that plays audio compact discs, which are a digital optical disc data storage format.
Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.
The NOMAD was a range of digital audio players designed and sold by Creative Technology Limited, and later discontinued in 2004.
Creative Technology Ltd. is a Singapore-based global company headquartered in Jurong East, Singapore.
Dell (stylized as DELL) is an American multinational computer technology company based in Round Rock, Texas, United States, that develops, sells, repairs, and supports computers and related products and services.
The Dell Digital Jukebox or just Dell DJ is a brand name for a series of digital audio players sold by the Dell corporation.
Diamond Multimedia is an American company that specializes in many forms of multimedia technology.
Digital audio is audio, or simply sound, signal that has been recorded as or converted into digital form, where the sound wave of the audio signal is encoded as numerical samples in continuous sequence, typically at CD audio quality which is 16 bit sample depth over 44.1 thousand samples per second.
Digital rights management (DRM) is a set of access control technologies for restricting the use of proprietary hardware and copyrighted works.
An electric battery is a device consisting of one or more electrochemical cells with external connections provided to power electrical devices such as flashlights, smartphones, and electric cars.
The Empeg Car is the first in-dash MP3 player developed.
An encoder is a device, circuit, transducer, software program, algorithm or person that converts information from one format or code to another, for the purposes of standardization, speed or compression.
FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) is an audio coding format for lossless compression of digital audio, and is also the name of the free software project producing the FLAC tools, the reference software package that includes a codec implementation.
FM broadcasting is a method of radio broadcasting using frequency modulation (FM) technology.
A hard disk drive (HDD), hard disk, hard drive or fixed disk is an electromechanical data storage device that uses magnetic storage to store and retrieve digital information using one or more rigid rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material.
Headphones (or head-phones in the early days of telephony and radio) are a pair of small loudspeaker drivers worn on or around the head over a user's ears.
High fidelity (often shortened to hi-fi or hifi) is a term used by listeners, audiophiles and home audio enthusiasts to refer to high-quality reproduction of sound.
Home cinema, also called home theater or home theatre, refers to home entertainment audio-visual systems that seek to reproduce a movie theater experience and mood using consumer electronics-grade video and audio equipment that is set up in a room or backyard of a private home.
ID3 is a metadata container most often used in conjunction with the MP3 audio file format.
The iPod is a line of portable media players and multi-purpose pocket computers designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The first version was released on October 23, 2001, about months after the Macintosh version of iTunes was released.
iriver Limited is a consumer electronics company headquartered in South Korea and is widely known for its digital audio players and other portable media devices.
The iriver clix is a micro-sized portable media player from iriver with a 2.2-inch (55 mm), 18-bit (262,144 colors) QVGA (320 x 240) TFT LCD screen covering most of its faceplate.
The iriver H300 series were a series of portable audio players developed by iriver, including the iriver H320 and H340 models.
iTunes is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc. It was announced on January 9, 2001.
The IXI was the worlds first digital audio player.
Kane Kramer is a British inventor and businessman.
The Macintosh (pronounced as; branded as Mac since 1998) is a family of personal computers designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple Inc. since January 1984.
A media player is a computer program for playing multimedia files like videos, movies and music.
A memory card, flash card or memory cartridge is an electronic flash memory data storage device used for storing digital information.
Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
Broadly speaking, modularity is the degree to which a system's components may be separated and recombined, often with the benefit of flexibility and variety in use.
MP3 (formally MPEG-1 Audio Layer III or MPEG-2 Audio Layer III) is an audio coding format for digital audio.
The MPMan music player, manufactured by the South Korean company SaeHan Information Systems, debuted in Asia in March 1998, and was the first mass-produced portable solid state digital audio players.
Y!Music Musicmatch Jukebox, a remake of the original Musicmatch Jukebox made by Musicmatch, Inc., was an audio player that managed a digital audio library.
Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.
The Personal Jukebox (also known as PJB-100 or Music Compressor) was the first commercially sold hard disk digital audio player.
Philips GoGear is a series of small flash memory and hard drive-based personal electronic devices from Philips.
A portable media player (PMP) or digital audio player (DAP) is a portable consumer electronics device capable of storing and playing digital media such as audio, images, and video files.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
The Rio PMP300 is one of the first portable consumer MP3 digital audio players, and the first commercially successful one.
SaeHan Information Systems is a South Korean information systems company based in Yeouido, Seoul.
is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.
Speex is an audio compression format specifically tuned for the reproduction of human speech and also a free software speech codec that may be used on VoIP applications and podcasts.
A tuner is a subsystem that receives radio frequency (RF) transmissions like radio broadcasts and converts the selected carrier frequency and its associated bandwidth into a fixed frequency that is suitable for further processing, usually because a lower frequency is used on the output.
USB (abbreviation of Universal Serial Bus), is an industry standard that was developed to define cables, connectors and protocols for connection, communication, and power supply between personal computers and their peripheral devices.
A USB flash drive, also variously known as a thumb drive, pen drive, gig stick, flash stick, jump drive, disk key, disk on key (after the original M-Systems DiskOnKey drive from 2000), flash-drive, memory stick (not to be confused with the Sony Memory Stick), USB stick or USB memory, is a data storage device that includes flash memory with an integrated USB interface.
Vehicle audio is equipment installed in a car or other vehicle to provide in-car entertainment and information for the vehicle occupants.
Vorbis is a free and open-source software project headed by the Xiph.Org Foundation.
Walkman is a Sony brand tradename, originally used for portable audio cassette players from the late 1970s onwards.
Winamp is a media player for Windows, macOS and Android, originally developed by Justin Frankel and Dmitry Boldyrev by their company Nullsoft, which they later sold to AOL in 1999 for $80 million.
Windows Media Audio (WMA) is the name of a series of audio codecs and their corresponding audio coding formats developed by Microsoft.
Wireless communication, or sometimes simply wireless, is the transfer of information or power between two or more points that are not connected by an electrical conductor.
Zune is a discontinued brand of digital media products and services marketed by Microsoft.