The generic term for streaming music on-line. Content is in the form of MP3s, WAVs, sound card input (live feed) or any other file type that a computer can play. The primary difference between Internet radio and traditional MP3 music is when playing a MP3 the music file itself is physically located on your PC. Internet radio however is continuously playing, or "streaming", from a server on-line. The listener tunes in with a player program such as Winamp which receives the incoming audio data and plays it. Unlike with traditional MP3 downloading, the listener is unable to save or replay the content received on a stream after it has come through.
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...DNAS
Short for "Distributed Network Audio/Video Server", it is the program that takes an audio or...