Bose

Name-Dropping in Designer Audio
May 13, 2011

IN 1982, General Motors began selling three models that for the first time offered high-end designer sound systems, made by Bose, starting a trend in which branded audio systems are now available in almost every vehicle. It was the start of a business and technological partnership between the worlds largest carmaker and one of the countrys most respected audio research companies. Before, if car owners wanted a premium sound system, they typically had to buy one made by an independent audio supplier. The change began in the late 1970s when Dr. Amar Bose, who by then had established his

Bose Donates Most of his Company to MIT
May 3, 2011

Successful entrepreneurs often donate generously to their favorite causes, but here's a new twist: Amar Bose is essentially donating his company to his alma mater. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced Friday that Bose, the 81-year-old founder of the sound system company that bears his name, has donated the majority of Bose Corp.'s stock to the school.

Bose Stock Donated to MIT
May 2, 2011

The founder of Bose has donated a majority of the company's stock to his alma mater, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

A Closer Look at Bose’s New (and Only) TV
February 9, 2011

I spent several hours Sunday with Leonardo DiCaprio, Aaron Rodgers, Ben Roethlisberger and Dr. Amar Bose. The visitors were in my home virtually: the actor came courtesy of “Inception,” via a Blu-ray DVD, the two quarterbacks starred in the Super Bowl on Fox in high-definition, and Dr. Bose and his engineering corps provided the sight-and-sound framework for all of that in the form of the $5,349 VideoWave Entertainment system. To call the VideoWave a television is a bit like calling a Bugatti Veyron a car.

Parrot Hires OEM Sales Director
February 8, 2011

Parrot said Tuesday that it has named Gregg Clark its new sales director for OES and OEM. Clark is a Bose veteran who most recently worked at iBiquity Digital.

Nebraska Furniture Mart Brings CES to the Consumer
February 22, 2010

Nebraska Furniture Mart's new consumer electronics division, in its Kansas City, Kan., store started out about three years ago as a relatively simple concept. But, true to form, the company took the time to revise, expand and perfect its plans to create the best consumer experience it could.

Nebraska Furniture Mart Brings CES to the Consumer
February 22, 2010

Nebraska Furniture Mart's new consumer electronics division, in its Kansas City, Kan., store started out about three years ago as a relatively simple concept. But, true to form, the company took the time to revise, expand and perfect its plans to create the best consumer experience it could.

Nebraska Furniture Mart's CE Division Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
February 22, 2010

Execs from some of the industry's top consumer electronics manufacturers - including Sony, Apple, Sharp, LG, JVC, HP, Harman and Bose - attended the recent opening of Nebraska Furniture Mart's CE division in its Kansas City, Kas., store. Here are some highlights, including NFM's vendor appreciation awards ceremony.