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Streaming Technologies

There are a number of competing streaming technologies emerging.

What are they?
Who are the players in this industry?
What differentiates them from one another?
How well has this technology caught on?
What successes have been achieved and what hurdles still remain?
How often do you use streaming media?
What has been your experience with streaming media to date?
How did you feel about it?
What was good and what was bad...and why?

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There are a number of competing streaming technologies emerging.

? What are they?
? Who are the players in this industry?
? What differentiates them from one another?
? How well has this technology caught on?
? What successes have been achieved and what hurdles still remain?
? How often do you use streaming media?
? What has been your experience with streaming media to date?
? How did you feel about it?
? What was good and what was bad...and why?

I have tried to provide sufficient information for you to answer these questions. Some of this is my own, much has been gleaned from the web. The last four questions require your own opinion...I will leave those to you. If you use this material in your work, please remember to cite BrainMass properly.

Streaming media is becoming ubiquitous on the web. Major corporate sites and nearly all entertainment sites provide some sort of streaming media. You can catch that episode of Heroes (http://www.nbc.com/Heroes/) or Grey's Anatomy (http://abc.go.com/primetime/greysanatomy/index)you missed - you can see a physics experiment video (http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=physics+experiment&hl=en) or people exposing their lives to the world (http://www.youtube.com).

According to the wikipedia article: (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streaming_media) "Streaming media is media that is continuously received by, and normally ...

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Summary and discussion of streaming technologies.

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