[uf-new] Internet radio and TV

Chris Newell chris.newell at rd.bbc.co.uk
Thu Sep 27 02:44:50 PDT 2007

At 18:56 25/09/2007, Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:
>On 9/25/07, Chris Newell <chris.newell at rd.bbc.co.uk> wrote:
>> I'm interested in exploring how Internet radio and TV stations could be defined semantically.
>> As hAudio appears targeted at individual recordings and collections of content I'm not sure it would be beneficial to the development process, or to the end-users, to add additional complexity in order to support Internet radio.
>> Looking at the station listings out there on the web, there doesn't appear to be much difference between the metadata provided for radio and TV stations but there is a lot in common e.g. streams are often available at different bitrates or using different codecs.
>> Does anyone else have an interest or thoughts in this area?
>Not sure if this is completely related to what you are looking for.
>You may be thinking of something else when you talk about "Internet


Many thanks for the input.

To be specific, I'm concerned about live streams corresponding to radio stations and TV stations rather than individual items of content.  

i.e. real-time versus on-demand

However, there is obviously a lot of commonality between the two.


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