How to Licence Music for Streaming
Want to stream music online? Be prepared to deal with a labyrinth of licensing regulations. Here's an overview of music licensing for streaming, and scenarios to help you figure out what you need to do.
The Streaming Media Europe 101
Our annual list of the most innovative, influential, and interesting companies in the European online video market.
The 2019 Streaming Media Europe 101
Our annual list of the most important, most innovative, and most interesting companies in the online video space
25 Years of Internet Radio, Part 2
Back when online video was the size of a postage stamp, audio companies were changing the way the world heard radio. Here are reminiscences from RealNetworks and other pioneers.
25 Years of Internet Radio: Part 1
Can you believe it's been a quarter of a century since the first internet radio broadcast? In this first installment of a two-part series, we talk to some of the trailblazers who started a revolution.
Vote Now in the 2018 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards
It's time for you to cast your vote in one or all of our 17 categories in the only industry awards program in which the winners are decided by the people who use their products and services.
DIY: Live Audio Streaming Using Icecast with FFmpeg
Building on previous DIY articles, this installment will walk you through capturing audio, encoding and packaging with FFmpeg, then playing out through the Icecast server you set up in the last article
Survey: Internet Radio
We're putting together a deep dive into the past, present, and future of internet radio, and we need your help. Take our internet radio survey and enter a drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card.
DIY: Icecast Internet Radio Server
In the latest installment of our do-it-yourself series, we'll look at how to set up an Icecast server on an AWS cloud instance.
Hey, Streaming Industry: Fix This!
In which our resident crank opens his craw, unleashes the italics, and goes to town on problems with the cord-cutting experience, why industry pundits lie about latency, and what's wrong with advertising (hint: everything)
DIY: Rudimentary Audio Streaming
For the second installment in our do-it-yourself series, we look at how to set up a very basic audio stream between two computers on the same LAN. While the coding is simple, the concepts underneath are crucial to an understanding of how streaming works.
New Video Meetup Features Streaming Media Editors
The SMAdvancedForum video meetup looks to resurrect the spirit and substance of the Streaming Media Advanced Forum email list of yore, and launches this Thursday.
MP3: The End of the Beginning, or a New Dawn?
MP3 may be the VHS to other audio formats' better-quality Betamax, but it's here to stay, especially now that the format is royalty-free.
If Taylor Swift Doesn’t Like Free Streaming, Then Turn Her Off
Taylor Swift pulled off a publicity stunt when she complained about free music services. Maybe the industry needs a way to stop her from cheapening its technology.
Does the UAE Offer the Perfect Growth Model for the IP Age?
IBC Content Everywhere MENA presents a stark contrast to the broader Amsterdam show, and offers lessons for streaming in Europe, particularly internet radio
2014 Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Awards Winners
This was the biggest Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Awards yet, in terms of numbers of both nominees and voters. Here's who took home the big awards at Streaming Forum.
2014 Readers' Choice Awards Finalists
The votes are in, and we'll be announcing the winners at the 2014 Streaming Forum later this month. Here are the finalists—the top three vote-getters in each of our 16 categories
2013 Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Awards Finalists
Here are the top three vote-getters in all 16 categories of this year's European Readers' Choice Awards. We'll be announcing the winners on 18 June at Streaming Forum in London.
Announcing the 2012 European Readers' Choice Awards Finalists
The votes are in, and here are the top three finalists in each category. Winners will be announced at Streaming Media Europe in London on 16 October.
Audio Catches Up: Online Video Rocks with Multichannel Audio
As movies move online and go mobile, sound gets some respect with updated codecs, more TLC, and a better attitude.