Evolution of the MP3

  • The Fraunhofer Institut in Germany started research on the Eureaka Project

  • Fraunhofer received a German patent for MP3

  • MPEG-1 standard published

  • United States patent issued for MP3.

  • SubPop is the first to distribute music tracks in the MP3 format.

  • Portable MP3 players appear.

  • Today we use MP3 to transfer Music Everywhere