Guns, Babes, MP3s

Babes, guns and MP3s appear to be a winning combination for British audiobook publisher AudioBooksForFree. They are using “a winning trio of Russian glamour models” to market their unusual AK-MP3, a portable MP3 player build into the ammunition clip of a Kalashnikov automatic rifle. According to ex-rock-star-turn-advertising-tycoon Andrey Koltakov, “100 top Russian models competed in… Read More Guns, Babes, MP3s

Fraunhofer Expands MP3 Surround Sound Capabilities

The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS and Thomson have announced the addition of two new elements to the MP3 Surround demo software: MP3 SX (MP3 Stereo eXtended) allows enhancing MP3 stereo files for multi-channel playback and Ensonido provides portable MP3 Surround sound using stereo headphones. MP3 SX enables listening to two-channel content in surround… Read More Fraunhofer Expands MP3 Surround Sound Capabilities

MP3 Surround Sound

Fraunhofer IIS, Thomson and Agere Systems unveil free MP3 Surround evaluation download. Full versions of MP3 Surround encoder and decoder available from MP3, the world’s most popular audio compression format, goes multi-channel. Scientists and engineers from Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, who developed MP3 together with their colleagues from Thomson, the exclusive licensing… Read More MP3 Surround Sound