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Streaming Architectures

Apple

The Apple QuickTime media portal www.apple.com/quicktime
QuickTime products. Starting place for player downloads and information on the QuickTime streaming server www.apple.com/quicktime/products
Best place for QuickTime developers developer.apple.com/quicktime

Microsoft

Windows Media www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia
MSDN Online Windows Media Developer Center msdn.microsoft.com/windowsmedia
Mobile devices using Pocket PC and Smartphone www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile

Real

Real Media portal www.real.com
Real Networks www.realnetworks.com

Streaming Technology

Compression

Compressed Speech FAQ WWW site.
This site provides a range of information on speech technology, including speech synthesis, speech recognition, speech coding, and related material.
www.speech.cs.cmu.edu/comp.speech

svr-www.eng.cam.ac.uk/comp.speech

MPEG

MPEG Home www.cselt.it/mpeg
Fraunhofer Institute (MP3 and audio codecs) www.iis.fhg.de
MP3 technical organization www.mp3-tech.org
MPEG Pointers and Resources (mainly MPEG 1 & 2) www.mpeg.org/MPEG
MPEG licensing authority www.mpegla.com
MPEG-4 Industry Forum www.m4if.org
AVC Alliance www.avc-alliance.org

Organisations

General Industry Groups

International Webcasting Association (IWA) www.webcasters.org
DiMA - The Digital Media Association www.digmedia.org

Telecomms & IP

International Telecommunications Union. Set the standards for telcos. www.itu.int
American National Standards Institute www.ansi.org
Internet Engineering Task Force. This is where to find all the requests for comment (RFC). www.ietf.org
The MPLS Resource Center www.mplsrc.com
CableLabs - DOCSIS information www.cablemodem.com
Cable-Modems.Org - The cable modem reference site www.cable-modems.org
DSL Forum, info on ADSL www.dslforum.org

World Wide Web

World Wide Web Consortium. Info on HTML, XML and SMIL www.w3c.org

Content Delivery Networks

Internet Streaming Media Alliance www.isma.tv
Kendra Initiative - Content delivery research www.kendra.org.uk

Digital Rights Management

Info on the public key initiative www.pki-page.org

E-commerce

eXtended media commerce language www.xmcl.org

Streaming Information Portals

Streaming Media (Information Today Inc.). News, tutorials and jobs. Magazine and web site. www.streamingmedia.com
Digital Media Net www.digitalwebcast.com
Streaming Media World www.streamingmediaworld.com
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