Streaming Media

Streaming Media Use Growing in Canada at the Expense of Conventional Media

According to a new report by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), the use of streaming services is growing at a steady pace in Canada, whereas the conventional forms of broadcasting are declining, CBC News reports. The CRTC's annual report notes that almost half of Canadians subscribed to some sort of online video service, such as...

Apple Wins Automatic Station Tuning Patent for Streaming Media

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded a new patent to Apple which according to AppleInsider, analyzes on-board, broadcast or streamed media content to create a custom tailored playlist for an optimal user experience. The patent covers radio broadcasts, television broadcasts, Internet audio and video streams, satellite radio and more. The patent titled "Auto-station tuning” allows...