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"The MP3 and all the little things that the boys and girls have in their pockets ... can replace it, absolutely," says Mr. Kramer, the retired engineer.
Yet it was a risky technical endeavor to attempt to bring digital audio to the masses, says Pieter Kramer, head of the optical research group at Philips' labs in the Netherlands in the 1970s.