Solitary inventions and innovations can't be regarded as landmarks in the history of technical evolution; introduction to daily use is equally significant. Three examples in audio technology illustrate the ways in which the technical and economic development of magnetic recording have depended on the work of single individuals: Friedrich Plfeumer for magnetic tape development, von Braunmuhl/Dr. Weber in the field of AC biasing, John T. Mullin for effecting magnetic recording in the United States.
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