Destiny Media Technologies
Wednesday rolled out version 2.0 of clipstream, their Java- based product
for adding streaming audio to Web pages, which features a new audio codec.
Because clipstream is Java-based, it is embedded directly in the page,
similar to a graphics file. clipstream is more simple for the end user and
does not require a player window to be launched which would obscure the Web
Because there is no server to install, the new clipstream is also an
improvement the content owner. The Web master would use the clipstream
compressor to convert either an MP3 or .WAV file into a streaming format.
They would upload the audio file and java player to their Web site then link
to it from their Web page. The process is similar to inserting a graphic
“The potential market for this product is vast,” says clipstream product
manager David Stevenson.
“Over 90 percent of the browsers in use today are java
compatible and our product works with both the Mac and the PC. This means
streaming audio can be accessed by virtually every web user. clipstream is a
product every webmaster should consider.”
Potential uses include music previews, company annual meetings, product
descriptions and online tutorials. clipstream
can also be set to loop to create ambient sound or to start automatically
when the Web page loads.
The clipstream product is available at here.
clipstream is $99 for a smaller Web site. Licensing models are also available
for hosting sites, content providers, aggregators, portals and intranet use.