AUDIO AND VIDEO STREAMING FOR BROADCASTERS
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StreamAudio has the capacity to stream your Audio and Video content in any format or combinations of formats including Windows Media (WMA, WMV), QuickTime (RTSP, MP3), or IceCast (vorbis ogg, MP3, AAC, AAC+), SHOUTcast (MP3, AAC+). Our state-of-the-art and redundant data centers located in San Jose, California and near Seattle, Washington both stand ready to meet your streaming needs.
For Broadcasters that require a wider array of streaming features than are available with most of the media formats and providers, we have developed an exciting variety of proprietary solutions built upon the Windows Media format that will allow you to take your online broadcast far beyond your competition. Since 1999, StreamAudio has been enabling hundreds of Broadcasters to deliver their programming to listeners over the internet.
We are capable of providing Audio and Video streaming services at any bi-rate and to any number of listeners. To meet the changing needs of the wide range of Media companies that we work with, we have developed a pricing plan to meet every broadcaster’s budget.
Internet broadcasting is not limited to the local area and is not affected by a listener’s location. Most radio station signals do not penetrate office walls and severely limit the ability to listen to radio stations at work. Over 90% of today's business workforce has a pc on their desk. Conversely only 32% of offices have radios.
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Listening to and viewing streaming content over the internet has reached an all-time high and continues to grow. Having the ability to deliver a quality stream to the end users is only half of the equation. We can provide our clients with a suite of advertising tools that cannot be matched by any streaming provider in the industry.
Our tools are Broadcaster friendly and designed exclusively to meet the needs of Media companies. This gives our clients the ability to generate new media friendly revenue sources for their stations. When you stream with StreamAudio, you keep 100% of the revenues that you generate from your sales on your stream.
Internet Broadcasting has become an additional source of revenue that many of our clients can no longer ignore. Through the use of the wide array of tools that we make available to your station, you will be able to expand on the options available to your advertisers. Millions of advertising dollars are being generated by our clients every year through our Network.
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Internet Broadcasting is a logical extension of your company's communications and promotions. Streaming gives your listeners an interactive solution to providing your programming, brand, and advertisers into your listener’s home and office. We give you the ability to deliver your brand to your listeners with a branded player and other features.
Measurable Streaming over the internet can provide detailed demographic data about your listening audience. Through our broadcaster streaming statistics and advertising reporting, you will know exatly how many people are listening to your broadcast and for how long.
To ensure that our customers are provided with the highest level of service, we have built two separate data centers that are fully staffed by our dedicated employees in San Jose California and near Seattle Washington. Both sites are served by major carriers that ensure quality streaming.
These are not remote sites monitored by contractors or outside service providers. Our facilities are actually maintained and monitored by our fulltime staff located in offices at each location. Having the ability to “touch” our hardware 24/7 when problems arise allows us to respond immediately to issues.
Overnight technical problems can be a problem for many companies. We maintain an office and fulltime dedicated staff in Singapore that monitors our network and is able to manage overnight problems while you sleep.
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Streaming management and delivery of your programming to your listeners 365-days per year. We offer a wide array of options to meet your stations needs. Visit our Features page for all the details.
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We provide full-time support staff that can assist you with technical problems affecting your programming via email or telephone. In many cases our dedicated and trained support representatives will solve a problem before you are aware of an issue. We give you the option of allowing our representatives remote access to your encoder so that we can manage the setup and configuration for you.
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Let us help your listeners that are having stream technical support issues so that your staff can focus on what you do best. With our years of listener support experience, we can typically help a listener solve their problems quickly.
ALL EMAIL IS ANSWERED! We pride ourselves in answering all support requests in record time. Internet based support requests to many companies unfortunately go unanswered. Many times we get responses back from listeners that are surprised and delighted to get a reply so quickly.
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When you join the StreamAudio Network, our engineering staff will offer to conduct a free technical orientation with your station technical staff via WebEx. During this orientation we will answer questions your staff may have regarding setup, implementation, maintenance, and provide a walk-through of our tools and services.
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To get your sales and new media advertising staff familiar with our services, we will conduct a WebEx orientation specific to their needs. During this orientation, we will go over the types of advertising and sponsorship options that are available and demonstrate the scheduling and reporting features available through our system.
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- Pentium Class or better with 2GHz processor or higher
- SoundBlaster compatible soundcard with a Windows mixer compatible driver
- 1GB of RAM
- 10GB or larger hard drive
- Windows XP or higher
- This PC/Encoder must be dedicated to streaming your radio station's broadcast.
A Dedicated Internet Connection: Whether you use Cable, DSL, ADSL, ISDN, T-1 or frame relay, you should also have a dedicated internet connection and public routable IP to achieve the basic requirements for streaming your radio station on the World Wide Web. We will be pulling primary and secondary stream so you will need a minimum of double the dedicated available bandwidth for the quality of stream you have selected. (Example: for 32k stream, you will need at least 64k of bandwidth).
Connection to Studio Automation Software: If you plan on using our ad insertion/ad blocking solution, you will neeed to provide a connection to your studio automation software. The connection to your system will vary based on each system and includes Network, Serial, TCP/IP, and XML. StreamAudio is compatible with more automation systems than any of our competitors.
We integrate with more digital automation systems than any other provider:
If your system is not on the list, please let us know so that we can work with you on building an interface at no charge to you.