scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 264
MPEG Audio Layer 3 more commonly referred to as MP3 is a popular digital audio encoding and lossy compression format invented and standardized in 1991 by a team of engineers working in the framework of the ISOIEC MPEG audio committee under the chairmanship of Professor Hans Musmann University of Hannover Germany It was designed to greatly reduce the amount of data required to represent audio yet still sound like a faithful reproduction of the original uncompressed audio to most listeners In popular usage MP3 also refers to files of sound or music recordings stored in the MP3 format on computers From Wikipediacom In 1987 the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany began researching audio technology which later became known as MP3 Files After five years of research and the Fraunhofer Institute made a huge progression and created MP1s then in 1994 came MP2s and then the MP3s came In September 1998 Fraunhofer started to enforce their patent rights and all MP3 encoders andor rippers and decodersplayers had to pay a licensing fee to the Fraunhofer Institute Then finally in 1999 the Portable MP3 players began to appear The idea of compressed audio files based around the MP3 and has become a profitable business even though the controversy between artists rights to the money their music brings in is still ongoing Majority of the teenage population as well as adults have MP3 Players and the demand for better MP3 Players is always on the rise Thanks to the MP3 idea we now have compressed video file players and probably more inventions on the way
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA