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History of Music Players

  • Phonoautograph

    The phonoautograph was the first device capable of recording sound, literally speaking. Invented by Frenchman Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville. The sound was recorded in the form of a line with small variations on a support that consisted of a cylinder "smoked" with the soot of a lamp, although later it was impossible to reproduce it.
  • Phonograph

    The phonograph was invented by Thomas Alva Edison, it was presented on November 29 of the same year and patented on February 19, 1878, being the first machine capable of recording and reproducing sound. ... This recording is among the first attempts to record music.
  • Gramophone

    Emilio Berliner invented the gramophone. The gramophone was the first sound recording and reproducing system to use a flat disk, as opposed to the phonograph that recorded on a cylinder.
  • Record Players

    Record Players
    Record players came from the idea of ​​playing vinyl or acetate records electrically and not mechanically. The electric reproduction of records had many advantages; as a playback volume control, among other benefits.
  • Walkman or Personal stereo

    Walkman or Personal stereo
    With the great innovation that were the cassettes, the personal stereo, or personal cassette player, is a portable audio player that uses a battery-powered audio cassette player and in some cases has an AM / FM radio. This allows the user to listen to music through headphones while walking, jogging or relaxing. The first patented personal stereo was the Stereobelt, created in West Germany by Brazilian Andreas Pavel.
  • CD

    A compact disk or CD is an optical data storage medium, which consists of a circular disk in which information is encoded, saved and stored by making microscopic grooves with a laser on one of the flat faces that compose it. Sony and Philips were the companies that began to market the CD.
  • Mp3 Player

    Mp3 Player
    The first Mp3 player was the MPman F10, on March 11, 1998. It had a 32MB storage capacity enough for a handful of encoded songs. It was connected to a port of the old PC to copy the songs to the player. It had a small screen on the front to indicate what the user was listening to.
    This device was manufactured by SaeHan Information Systems.
  • Youtube

    It was created in 2005 by three young people who met while working at PayPal: Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim. According to the founders, the idea for YouTube came up at a dinner while they were talking about how they could share the videos of a party, as they were too heavy to share by mail. Thus, the idea of creating this website. With the appearance of YouTube, it was so much easier to listen to music, for that reason, the platform was mostly used for that.
  • S.O.P.A.

    SOPA Law or H.R. 3261; was a bill introduced in the United States House of Representatives on October 26, 2011 by Representative Lamar S. Smith that aims to expand the capabilities of US law to combat the trafficking of copyrighted content and counterfeit goods over the Internet.
  • Currently

    Spotify, apple music, deezer, youtube music, among others, are some of the most important platforms for listening to music.
    These platforms were created in order for the client to pay a monthly payment, and that in this way the artists can remunerate their work.