Amar Bose – Aimed At Walls


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Amar Bose – Aimed At Walls

Bose VideoWave entertainment systemDr. Amar Bose, who changed the home loudspeaker industry in 1968 with his model 901 Direct/Reflecting loudspeaker system, passed away on Friday, July 12th. The Bose 901 incorporated speakers aimed at the walls instead of at the listener, unlike other hi-fi speakers made at that time. His company went on to make other familiar audio related devices such as headphones and TV’s, like the VideoWave , the inside of which is pictured here.

See the full New York Times obit here.

(Photo from PCWorld.)