Background of Audio on the Web
Hardware and Software
Recording Audio
Encoding Audio
Creating Learning Web Pages
Web Resources


(2) Background of Audio on the Web

Randall S. Davis
English Language Institute
University of Utah

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Past Obstacles:

  • size
  • download time
  • quality
New Developments:

Although there are several streaming audio technologies on the market, RealNetworks has established itself the pioneer and market leader, beginning with the introduction of its RealPlayer in 1995.