[Flac-dev] FLAC support in Phatbox car audio system

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Tue Feb 19 20:58:02 PST 2002

On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 04:11:13PM -0800, Josh Coalson wrote:

> For the interested, the Phatbox (a car audio system) now has firmware to
> support FLAC files.  I have a news bullet on the FLAC site:

Great news!

> This is the first hardware support for FLAC (more is coming) and I think
> the first support of any non-proprietary lossless audio format for any
> hardware.  Kudos to Phatnoise for taking the lead.

Could it be the first support of any non-proprietary audio format (lossy or
lossless)?  I am not aware of any hardware which supports an open lossy
codec either, though I would love a portable Ogg Vorbis player.

 - mdz

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