📼The compact cassette was not solely invented by one person, but a team effort.
💡Lou Ottens played a significant role in the development of the compact cassette and instigated the project at Philips.
🔊The compact cassette introduced innovative features like quarter-inch tape and four-track format.
🎧The RCA Sound Tape Cartridge and 3M Revere Cartridge were crucial predecessors of the compact cassette.
💰The high price of early cassette machines hindered the mass adoption of the format.