Short for "Distributed Network Audio/Video Server", it is the program that takes an audio or video feed and distributes it to all of the listeners. Think of it like an FM transmitter or antenna, except for internet radio. When you order a shoutcast server from Bouncyservers you are provided with a DNAS to stream your content with.
Bandwidth is the generic term for data moving over a network connection.Bitrate (kbps)
Bitrate is measured in kilobits per second (kbps), and can be said to be the same thing as...Buffer
A delay is placed between the broadcaster and the listener of generally 10-30 seconds. This is...Delay between stream and listener
We are often asked why there is a delay between the stream source and the listener, this is due...DSP
Digital Signal Processing is software that can do special functions with audio or video while it...