Internet Radio Streaming and APRA

We are often asked the question about streaming and how licensing works with your APRA agreement; APRA|AMCOS offers the following license schemes for Webcasters. Audio webcast channel (General) – net radio Applies to online radio webcast channels that are exclusive to the Internet. They are characterised by a continuous audio stream for simultaneous reception by users. License Read more about Internet Radio Streaming and APRA[…]

Edcast configuration for streaming

Step 1 – Install Edcast Application Download the Edcast application software and install it.  This is a free application that can broadcast live audio to our servers. Link – Download Edcast installer (This is the older version) Download Edcast Reborn Installer Run the installation, the program by default will be installed into “C:\Program Files\edcast“, its Read more about Edcast configuration for streaming[…]

As Broadband Proliferates, so do Wi-fi Radios

Author : Mark Krieger Broadband access in the home has become the norm in American households. According to a study by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project conducted in April of this year, 63 percent of adult Americans indicate they now have some form of broadband Internet connections at home. That figure Read more about As Broadband Proliferates, so do Wi-fi Radios[…]

Embracing Mobile Media

Author : Chriss Scherer Radio by its nature is a mobile medium. And most radio listening is done in our most familiar mobile environment: The car. Being that a radio is a standard device in any car (Can you even imagine buying a car without a radio?) makes it easy to make radio mobile. However, Read more about Embracing Mobile Media[…]

Still Think Streaming is Not Important?

Author : Chriss Scherer Online streaming has been the quiet partner in the audio delivery realm, although we have talked about it since the late 1990s. Some stations have streamed all this time, while others have come and gone; and some have come back. From a business point of view, streaming’s challenge is its profitability Read more about Still Think Streaming is Not Important?[…]

Revo Introduces K2 Terrestrial and Internet Radio

Lanark, Scotland – Aug 31 – Revo Technologies has introduced its K2 digital radio, which is capable of delivering reception of a wide variety of radio formats including DAB, DAB+, FM and Internet radio. K2’s hardware specifications include a large, graphic, secret-until-lit OLED display, a motorized dock for Apple devices, and an array of connection Read more about Revo Introduces K2 Terrestrial and Internet Radio[…]

Mobile Internet Broadcasting: Will it Ever Match Terrestrial?

Source : Doug Irwin, CPBE DRB New York – Aug 25, 2011 – Will we ever reach a point in time such that our cellular system (and more specifically, Internet broadcasting) is able reach as many people reliably as terrestrial broadcasting? After the events of this past week, I really wonder. The earthquake that was felt along Read more about Mobile Internet Broadcasting: Will it Ever Match Terrestrial?[…]

Home Automation Project – Update

Its an ongoing project, will it end? Probably not 😛 Anyhow I thought it was time for an update. The current version has been re-written in VB .Net. New features include triggering events at sunrise/sunset, current weather reports, Text to Speech and Intelligent Speech Recognition so people can interact with the system using only voice Read more about Home Automation Project – Update[…]

Local content is the essence of community broadcasting

Author : Michele Bawden Community broadcasting — radio and television — was created to develop and reflect a sense of Australian identity, character and cultural diversity. Community radio stations feel very strongly about ‘local content’ and fear it may be further diluted under a review being undertaken by Communications Minister Stephen Conroy. The federal government Read more about Local content is the essence of community broadcasting[…]

Computer Controlled Christmas 2009 Update

Christmas is well and truly over for yet another year, for some strange reason I decided it was a good idea to take down and pack up all the lights on a 35 degree day, ahhh… note to self, *bad idea!* Anyhow here are a few pics of the display and a bunch of new Read more about Computer Controlled Christmas 2009 Update[…]