MP3 Players Audio and Sound Systems
When was the first Walkman invented?
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What music devices were invented between 1979 to 2008?
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What was the first thing invented by the company Sony?
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Who invented the Sony walkman?
According to reports, the first walkman was developed by Nobutoshi Kihara, who was an audio engineer at Sony in the year 1978. It was created for personal use for Akio Morita who served as company's co-chairman then. The executive requested Kihara to develop a portable music player that he can use to listen to classical songs during his trips. After being impressed with the product's efficiency and performance, the company planned to introduce the product to the general public. The first batch of Sony Walkman was released in Japan in 1979.