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streaming media

[¦strēm·iŋ ′mēd·ē·ə]
(computer science)
Audio or video files that can begin playing as they are being downloaded to a computer.

streaming media

Multimedia content that is transmitted from a server and viewed or listened to by the user at that same time. Contrast with "downloaded media," in which a file is sent to the user's computer for playback at any time. See streaming, streaming audio, streaming video and digital media hub.
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By joining forces, nCUBE, whose work in the video delivery business spans eight years, and RealNetworks, the industry leader in streaming media since 1995, together enable broadband operators to expand their business models to include IP-based streaming at the highest level of scalability with the lowest total cost of ownership.
The company will begin the publication of Streaming Media magazine with an issue in December.
Streaming Media West 2006 features more than 20 conference sessions on a range of topics in three tracks: Enterprise Streaming, Media & Entertainment, and How to Do It.
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The Sourcebook, which reaches a total of 22,000 readers, will be followed in May, September, and November by issues of Streaming Media magazine, delivered to subscribers and offered in digital format to 100,000 StreamingMedia.
Worldwide revenue for streaming media services will top US$5 billion by 2007, according to Cahners In-Stat.
Real's leading products are in digital music, games, and video, and with the present domination of music and video in the streaming media market, this puts them in the leading position.
In addition to the conference program, Streaming Media West includes a cutting-edge exhibit hall where attendees can explore new products and services firsthand.