Sony: Twenty-five years of trying to change the world… and failing.

In a recent Blog Article, Bill Harris examines why Sony’s attempts at creating new standards and formats has been so mindbugglingly unsuccessful. He says it better than I can, so check out his scribblings.

In a nutshell, Sony fails because their formats are:

  1. Proprietary
  2. Expensive

There. I think that about covers it.

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