Recording Compressed to 1,000 Times MP3 Rate Could Be the Future of Music Playback

The University of Rochester has just devised a way of reproducing music in a file that's compressed 1,000 times smaller than an MP3 file. The way they do it—physically modeling an instrument in a computer and then feeding it input variables (breath, tongue, fingers) in order to generate the output tone—seems super… »4/03/08 3:20pm4/03/08 3:20pm