Many years ago, capturing and encoding was a tedious process. Nowadays it's almost as easy as point, click and leave.
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Many elements can be part of a good website, but there are some elusive traits that can transform a good website into a great website.
What does the radio industry think about the recent CARP rates? Read it all at BE Radio.
While creating a station website is a simple proposition, making a successful website, one that extends the station's goals and makes money is a bit more challenging.
Internet-audio streaming is evolving disparately from the traditional radio broadcast model as computer-domain opportunities increase.
Far from being complex and difficult, the process of webcasting is similar to traditional broadcasting models. It allows you to reach your audience at times you may not have reached them before.
A discussion of the the Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings Act of 1995 (DPRA) and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA).
It is generally advisable to use a separate processor when setting up an Internet stream for the purpose of re-broadcasting your station over the Internet.
Devices that use some type of perceptual audio encoder have become ubiquitous in radio and TV broadcasting, as well as in recording and production studios.
As online listening increases and costs follow, the decision to stream is no longer simple. After all, streaming is very different from the traditional broadcast model.
What's behind the claims of costs of the DMCA, the RIAA and AFTRA.
The question of "How can I make money Webcasting?" has taken on the new twist of "How can I afford it?" Ad insertion systems, which were originally an evolutionary step toward creating new revenue sources, are now in the spotlight as a means to manage these new fees.
Webcasters that survived the Copyright Office's December royalty decision have been dealt another nearly fatal blow.
Making money online is possible by using the complimentary aspects of the website and radio.
Ad insertion systems address the problem of matching advertisers with an audience when broadcasting on the Internet. In the simplest terms, current ad
We all know that habits change. Radio listening habits (and naturally radio itself) have undergone some changes from their origin. The most dramatic change
Is there a future for Internet radio? It depends on whom you ask. The news in mid-April certainly put a damper on all things audio on the Internet. First,
Radio has been resilient enough to recover from every downturn it has experienced with an even higher subsequent peak.
Establishing and maintaining your station's Internet presence is a full-time job. Having a presence on the Internet isn't exactly a walk in the park.
The Internet is based on a layered protocol model. Each layer provides specific services and has particular responsibilities. The Internet protocol, or
In January, the NAB and several broadcast groups sued the U.S. Registrar of Copyrights, seeking to overturn the Copyright Office's final rule that radio
Working the clicks without the bricks has proven dangerous, and only those with the most patient pools of venture capital have survived.
As the Internet continues to play a larger and larger role in our lives, the role of the radio station must change to suit the times.
On the PC side, new codec upgrades for streaming media players will improve audio quality at lower bit-rates.