Technologists busily reinventing the Web say radio stations can look forward to an Internet where it's much easier to collaborate, innovate, and manipulate data and software on a wide variety of Net-friendly devices.
Advancement of codec design has allowed lower bit-rates to be employed, and most codecs sound decent at these rates, but they are much more fragile with regards to distortion and susceptible to artifacts.
Kevin Martin says there is a social obligation in making sure everyone can participate in the next generation of broadband services
The West Texas Friday Night Scoreboard Show uses Stream Guys low-latency Internet distribution service with Barix audio-over-IP hardware devices to feed 35 affiliates in 33 markets
By the end of August, Flytunes coverage will expand to include all of Entercom Portland's stations.
If you aren't already streaming audio from your radio station, you probably will be soon. Streaming is a natural alternative to program delivery for radio
In the last few months, two additional bills have been introduced that address the issue of performance fees for traditional radio, a target the recording industry has been after since the 1930s
A new software application called Audio Compass makes remote radio broadcasts easy. Now we can produce shows wherever there’s high-speed connectivity and a PC. Audio Compass is a simple software application that turns a PC into an audio codec.
As a stand-alone medium, traditional broadcasting is subject to a multitude of restrictions as compared with other Internet-driven delivery platforms
Circuit Research Labs and Wowza Media Systems have introduced new capabilities that empower Web broadcasters to take advantage of the new MP4 and HE-AAC capabilities introduced in Adobe Flash Player 9.
We live in a time when we must take a good look at the definition of radio. Why? Consider the story of a college sports fan who wanted to hear the radio broadcast of a recent football game, but wasn't near a radio. He used his cell phone to get online, navigate to the station that carried the football game broadcast, clicked on Listen Live, and heard the game. He wasn't listening to FM or AM signal propagation. He was listening to a digital audio stream, but wasn't it the same material that was heard over the air?
KPBS-FM, an NPR member station serving the San Diego region, was knocked off the air on Oct. 23, 2007, when the Southern California wildfires destroyed power lines that fed its transmitter on Mount St. Miguel.
CBS has launched the CBS Mobile Zone, a free 36-block Wi-fi area in Midtown Manhattan. Coverage of the hotspot will ultimately range from Central Park South to 42nd Street between 8th Avenue and the Avenue of the Americas.
Last year, the BBC Radio 1 Site took home the top radio prize.
Liquid Compass is one of the first providers to offer a custom media player within the radio industry that utilizes Microsoft Silverlight technology to broadcast a live stream, while also using the cross-browser capabilities of Silverlight to rotate synchronized in-stream and banner advertisement content across multiple browsers and platforms
The webinar provides a basic orientation to radio streaming and various strategies to consider.
Webcasters are being asked to go silent on June 26 to protest the increased streaming royalty rates that are to be paid to Sound Exchange on July 15.
Sound Exchange has offered to extend the terms of prior legislation known as the Small Webcaster Settlement Act (SWSA), with some minor modifications, to small webcasters through 2010.
U.S. radio listenership is slipping while British listenership is increasing. What's the difference: technology.
Terrestrial and satellite broadcasters will feel the impact of Wimax within the next few years.
Podcasts are easy to create, especially for radio stations. They provide an additional means to offer something unique to your listeners. Because they
At Midem, a music and gaming convention held in Cannes, France, Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits introduced a new MP3 surround streaming module that allows manufacturers to build Web radios featuring 5.1 surround sound.
Since April 2004 Internet radio stations were supposed to be keeping detailed records about the songs they were playing. The problem was that the CRB had not specified what was to be done with those records...until now. What's worse is that the reporting requirement may completely kill Internet streaming altogether.
Barix manufactures TCP/IP-based network amplified audio products that can be used within local area networks and over the Internet.
Starting in February 2006, Soundexchange began auditing 11 of the most popular Internet radio websites.