The History of Radio According to Sonos
equipment manufacturer Sonos has put out a fun visual history of radio.
The company makes
home audio components including a multiroom music system.
“The discovery of
radio in 1892 sparked amazing technological advancements, fundamentally guiding
the development of how we communicate with each other and entertain ourselves,”
Sonos wrote on its blog this week.
“Use the infographic
below to trace the evolution of radio from the very first frequencies observed
by Tesla to the social radio phenomenon Turntable.fm.”
Sonos has used “infographics” in the past to illustrate
other concepts such as “the year in music” and “courageous and contentious
cover songs.” Company spokesman Eric
Nielsen tells Radio World that the Sonos content staff developed the concept
for the radio graphic, which was researched by partner company Column 5.
He emailed, “Sonos is
first and foremost a music experience company. We are passionate about
music and we are trying to infuse more and more of that passion into our
various content pieces …”
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