Sometimes companies release products which become benchmarks for everything in the industry. And will be used to other industries to unfamiliar people.
"The Fluke 87-V of microphones!"
"The Shure SM57 of walkie-talkies!"
"The 2080 Ti of FPGAs!"
"The Xilinx Spartan of vacuum cleaner bags!"
"The Cambrian explosion of Vocaloids!"
"The Cambrian explosion of Vtubers!"
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