Articles for Greg Frame
Games and Software: Flowing Streams
Streaming games and software boast a key advantage in the industry: They already work to the satisfaction of consumers. A panel session at Streaming Media Europe 2000 shed light on the budding market.
Extracting Dollars from Content
A Streaming Media Europe 2000 panel session on revenue generating content business models revealed some compelling advice.
HMV Adopts Liquid Audio for In-Store Digital Music Kiosks
Liquid Audio software to be used in digital download kiosks that will enable HMV in-store customers to create customized CDs.
High-Quality Streaming Video Platform Built for Low Bandwidths
Developed by Equator and Snell & Wilcox, the platform boasts better-than-VHS quality.
ArcTel, Siemens Team to Offer Broadband Wireless in Germany
Siemens will supply access equipment and planning services.
Star-Studded Industry Group Develops Open iTV Standard
Leading broadcast, telecom and IT organizations combine to promote the Multimedia Home Platform (MHP).
Internet TV Station Launches in Denmark
Targeting young users, ScoopStation plans to add programming and expand throughout Europe.
Yack Forming Coalition to Stop “Stream-Tapping”
Forum to foster dialog between Internet producers and distributors.
StreamSearch Partners with Four Online Music Providers
Deal will add music, plus community and retail outlets, to StreamSearch’s offerings.
HereandNow.net Hosts Full-Motion JenniCam Feed
Audio/video stream available 24/7.
EMI and MP3.com Settle Copyright Infringement Suit
EMI has also granted MP3.com a license for the My.MP3.com service.
Napster Urges CD Buying Spree
“Napster Buy-cott Weekend” will continue despite court’s stay of injunction.
Fantastic Boosts Stake in Broadband Mobile Content Provider
Investment in Worldzap to push Fantastic’s share to 41 percent.
Scour Updates myCaster with “Infinite Stream Hosting”
Version 2.0 also adds new video capabilities and Winamp plug-in support.
Salon.com and Pseudo Team to Cover Political Conventions
Partnership coverage will include 24-hour webcast and 360-degree cameras.
Real.com Games Site Growing
Agreements with game developers expand web-based and downloadable games offering.
Hollywood.com to Stream Indie Films from CinemaNow
Films and contact information to be available on Hollywood.com’s professional site.
Liquid Audio Offers Full-Album Downloads via Road Runner
Content and e-commerce capabilities part of deal with the broadband provider.
EMusic Launches Subscription Service
EMusic Unlimited allows unlimited music downloads for a monthly fee.
Qwest to Provide Hosting Services to Microcast
Delivery platform employs distributed network scheme.
QDesign Audio Format Aims for Quality, Security
QDX enables distribution of single source file for multiple bandwidths.
MP3.com: $20.2 Million in Second-Quarter Revenues
Music service provider beats first-quarter figures by 15 percent.
Study Finds Napster Spurs Music Purchases
Record Labels “should innovate, not litigate,” according to a report by Jupiter Communications.
Akoo.com Launches Online Film Festivals
Full-length feature films will be available free of charge.
Traffic, Ad Increases Boost Launch Revenues
Second quarter figures up 100 percent over 1999.
Napster-Friendly Music Publishing Site Launched
ths-Music.com implements a try-before-you-by scheme based on the “honor system”.
RadioWave to Create RollingStone.com Radio
Range of new online music channels will embrace e-commerce model.
Zoom Culture Gets First-Round Funding
Digital video site leverage user-created content and a syndication model.
Hollywood.com Adopts iBeam Streaming Services
IBeam will provide content delivery and targeted advertising services for Hollywood.com’s entertainment sites.
Emusic to Offer John Hiatt Album in MP3
Deal with Vanguard Records will also involve traditional retail sales.
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Partners with iCast
ICast kicking off the agreement by posting Emmy Awards nominees.
Arbitron Adopts Lariat Solution for Audience Measurement
MediaReports software to be employed in Arbitron’s InfoStream ratings service.
AtomFilms to Launch Paramount-Produced Weekly Show
Deal being dubbed “first-ever studio-to-Internet relationship.”
Loudeye to Provide Services for the UK’s Freeserve
The Internet portal will use Loudeye’s audio and video encoding services as it ramps up broadband content.
Eveo Opens European Office
User-generated video showcase names Universal Music Group exec to head European expansion.
Fantastic Adopts Minerva Video Networking Technology
Streaming technology to enhance Fantastic’s managed distribution platform.
Multimedia News Delivery Standard Approved
NewsML is designed to simplify the packaging of multimedia news broadcasts on the Web.
Enron Extends Broadband Services to Europe
Guaranteed quality of service to be part of a major new rollout.
Belgian Streaming Media Startup Gets Funding
Belgacom Multimedia Ventures gives streamcase.com its first capital round.
Germany DSL Rollout to Take Advantage of Unbundling
FirstMark deal with Nortel to help build country's broadband infrastructure.
Games On Demand: New Revenue Streams?
Streaming games – part of the software-on-demand trend – present a range of new possibilities for software publishers and service providers. How do the streaming games service providers hope to attract customers and generate revenue? And how well do games on demand really work? We take a closer look at the nascent segment in this special report.
Europe’s Wireless Portal User Base Mushrooming
Upgraded phones and personalized portal services will help push the market toward 17 million users by the end of the year
In-Vehicle Streaming On the Road to Reality
Nortel and Redknee.com have developed a wireless multimedia solution designed for automobiles
Irish GSM Operator Weaves Wireless Web
Esat Digifone will deploy Nortel's GPRS network infrastructure to offer high-speed wireless Internet services
BT to Provide Content Management for Web Pay-Per-View Service
Udirect.tv will offer pay-per-view films, sports events, and other services
Euro-centric Music Radio Portal to Launch
RadioRevolution will also adopt an e-commerce model
Belgian Business News TV Station Goes Web
Kanaal Z is offering all broadcasts -- in French and Dutch -- on its web site
RealSystem 8 Hits Europe
Streaming server technology to be deployed through major European networks
Chello Broadband Signs Distribution Deal with Yack.com
Fast Yack service to be provided to Chello users in Europe
BroadcastAmerica.com Enters Europe
BroadcastEurope.com will provide Web gateway to radio stations throughout Europe
Streaming Media East 2000: Life at Ground Zero
Streamingmedia.com's intrepid reporters Greg Frame and Scott Baker took to the floor to talk to some of the big name exhibitors.