MIT graduate, Amar Bose founded Bose Corporation in 1964 after he was disappointed with a stereo system’s performance. Based in Framingham, Massachusetts, USA, Bose is a consumer electronics company that develops, manufactures and distributes various kinds of audio equipment throughout the world. Bose’s portfolio includes a wide range of home audio and music systems, speakers, noise-canceling headphones, sound systems for cars, and professional sound systems. Besides the production of sound systems, Bose also researches into suspension technology and cold fusion for cars and heavy-duty trucks. Including products for consumer and professional applications, Bose has different contracts with NASA and the US Military.