Streaming Media

Streaming Media

Streaming media can be anything from music to photos. Streaming media started back in the early 1920's by George O. Squier. The system transmitted signals over electrical lines was was the technical basis for what later became Muzak, a technology streaming continuous music to commercial customers without the use of radio.

About Streaming Media

Streaming media is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider. Its verb form, "to stream", refers to the process of delivering media in this manner; the term refers to the delivery method of the medium rather than the medium itself.

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