As reported by Dutch publication NRC Handelsblad, the inventor of the compact cassette tape, Lou Ottens has died aged 94.

Ottens started working at Philips in 1952 and have become the pinnacle of product improvement for the corporate’s Hasselt division in 1960. Right here, he began his journey to deliver the reel-to-reel tape format right into a extra moveable and user-friendly type issue.

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