Chapter 6. Rubik’s Cube of Consumer Electronics Innovation
On a recent trip along the New York–Miami route, while skimming through AmericanWay magazine, one of the authors (AG) discovered a couple of short but interesting articles that revealed once again that stream of continuing innovation that creates that hypercompetition so dreaded by companies and countries alike.1
At last count, there were 2,345 types of miniheadphones and ear buds for movable music players, but Sennheiser’s three iPod companions really sing out in a crowd. The PX100 ($60) offers eerily good sound reproduction with deep bass tones that were, well, unheard of a few years back. Ditto the PX200 ($70, shown), with a closed-back design that ...