We all know about cars, television, the internet and smartphones.
But what about all those honorable “devices of the future” that haven’t really made it to the spotlight?
Well, at the very least we get to talk about them on this little list of technologies that were ahead of their time.
1. DIGITAL AUDIO TAPE
Ever since CDs started to become well-known on the audio market, audio tapes were used less and less often.
Sony’s DAT format, however, offering a unique blend of easy recording and good sound quality, seemed to keep magnetic tapes in the game.
Although audio technicians were all over it, the digital format never caught on among regular music lovers.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE