¥ Kobe Steel, NTT Launch SolidAudio Player with Hagiwara
Kobe Steel, LTD., announced the SolidAudio network player it developed with Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (NTT) will go on sale in Japan late July, marketed by computer peripheral manufacturer Hagiwara Sys-Com Co., Ltd.
The audio player will be the first product made using the SolidAudio technology. SolidAudio is a credit card-size portable player that downloads music from the Internet for personal use. It uses high sound quality compression technology developed by NTT called TwinVQ.