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Carolina Mudcats add TuneIn Radio app to Lineup Card

TuneIn Radio (formerly RadioTime) and the Carolina Mudcats Baseball Club, the Southern League (AA) affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, today announced the team will stream its live game day radio broadcasts to a dedicated station on TuneIn Radio, enabling fans to listen on their connected home and mobile devices. The Mudcats are the first professional baseball team to create an Internet radio stream exclusively for TuneIn Radio to complement its terrestrial radio broadcast.

“Fans who couldn’t attend the games relied on portable and car radios to hear the action, and today millions of Americans are carrying a much better radio in their pocket or purse at all times – their smart phones,” said Joe Bourdow, Chairman, Play-by-Play Sports Properties, the broadcast partner of the Carolina Mudcats. “The decision to make our radio broadcasts available on a mobile app was an obvious one, and so was partnering with TuneIn Radio because of the large user base and the fact that the app is available across such a wide variety of devices.” more

TuneIn Radio App Turns the iPad Into a Worldwide Radio Tuner and Recorder

RadioTime, Inc., a developer of technology for finding and listening to radio online, today announced the release of a new version of its TuneIn Radio application designed specifically for the iPad. TuneIn Radio for the iPad features an interface that fills the iPad’s screen display and leverages multitasking in iOS 4.0 so users listen to live programs and podcasts in the background while they browse the Web and use other apps. Like the TuneIn Radio app for the iPhone and iPod Touch, the iPad version can serve as a DVR for radio, enabling users to record, pause and rewind live radio.

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In less than a year, more than 1 million iPhone and iPod Touch owners have purchased the $1.99 TuneIn Radio app, making it the best-selling paid music app in the iTunes App Store, and placing it among the top 25 most popular apps in all categories. TuneIn was developed jointly by RadioTime and Synsion Radio Technologies. RadioTime earlier this year announced it had acquired the TuneIn app and hired its creator to oversee the development of RadioTime’s iPhone and iPad apps. more

RadioTime Releases New Song Search Technology

RadioTime, Inc., a developer of technology for finding and listening to radio online, launches its new Song Search technology today. This allows users to quickly search and listen to radio stations currently airing or will soon air a specific song or artist. The technology helps listeners discover new radio stations to add to their station presets.

The technology also provides suggestions of stations that are likely to play a similar song, artist and music genre. Song Search is available on RadioTime.com, RadioTime’s family of TuneIn mobile apps and widgets and RadioTime-powered products for home and automobile entertainment systems.
Song Search collects information of thousands of songs currently playing and makes it available to users in real time. That information is also used to create historical playlists for specific radio stations and DJs. This lets users to search for songs playing live now or for stations and DJs likely to play artist or song titles. more

RadioTime Releases TuneIn Radio App for BlackBerry Devices

RadioTime, Inc., a developer of technology for finding and listening to radio online, announces the release of the BlackBerry version of its TuneIn Radio mobile application. TuneIn Radio, the most popular Internet radio app on iTunes, the Android Market and The Palm App Catalog, features RadioTime’s new Song Search technology, which allows users to search for radio stations airing a specific song or artist in real time.

TuneIn Radio enables users to search for programs airing on over 50,000 radio stations, music streams and podcasts from around the world, making it the largest selection out of all BlackBerry Internet radio apps. The app uses a BlackBerry device’s built-in GPS or WiFi to automatically detect and display what programs are airing on local AM/FM stations. more

RadioTime Acquires TuneIn Internet Radio iPhone App, Hires Developer

RadioTime TuneIn Internet radio iPhone app

RadioTime, Inc., the world’s leading provider of applications for finding and listening to radio online, today announced that it has acquired the TuneIn Internet radio iPhone application, the best-selling and highest rated Internet radio application for the iPhone and iTouch. RadioTime has also hired the man who created the TuneIn application to oversee the development of RadioTime’s iPhone and future iPad applications for consumer and powered-by customers. more

Attend The Glastonbury Festival, Avoid the Mud

If you’re not one of the 177,000 music fans planning to camp out at Worthy Farm in Pilton, England for the renowned Glastonbury Festival this weekend, you can still hear all the great music. RadioTime has created a Glastonbury Festival channel, featuring the festival’s official radio station Worthy FM 87.7 in Pilton, as well as streams from BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 6 all weekend. Listen to the music at home, or on your mobile phone using one of RadioTime’s multiple smart phone apps for the iPhone, Android, Palm and Blackberry.

The line-up is incredible. Friday night, Gorillaz headlines with special guest Lou Reed. Muse tops the bill on Saturday night, and rumors are flying of a special guest — names include Jimmy Page, Brian May and The Edge. Sunday night the legendary Stevie Wonder headlines.

Here’s the direct link to The Glastonbury Festival channel on RadioTime.com:

RadioTime, Dension Offer the World’s Radio Stations on a USB Thumb Drive

DALLAS – June 9, 2010 – RadioTime, Inc, a developer of technology for finding and listening to radio online, today announced it provides its Internet radio guide to the Dension Webradio, a small USB dongle that can bring the world’s radio stations and programs to any USB-capable home entertainment system or car radio.

Developed by Dension Audio Systems, based in Budapest, Hunary, the Dension Webradio enables anyone with a free RadioTime.com account to load their RadioTime Presets, pair the device with a 3G-enabled mobile phone and plug it directly into a radio’s USB port. Each station will appear on the car or home system as an MP3 file, enabling the user to browse, select and listen to the stations by name, and view that information on the radio’s display. more

RadioTime, peiker Partner to Integrate Internet Radio in the Automobile

DALLAS – June 9, 2010 – RadioTime, Inc, a provider of technology for finding and listening to radio online, and peiker acustic GmbH & Co. KG, a developer of voice and data applications for motor vehicles, today announced peiker will leverage the RadioTime Guide into its OEM solutions for integrating smart phones and other Internet-connected audio devices into car audio systems.

RadioTime’s technology will be offered as part of peiker’s connected services platform to leading OEM manufacturers. Incorporating the RadioTime Electronic Program Guide (EPG) will enable users to see what’s airing across AM/FM, HD and Internet-only radio stations on their in-car audio system displays. peiker and RadioTime are already working with major automotive manufacturers to add this joint solution to their audio systems, and plan to offer these capabilities by the end of 2010.

“Partnering with RadioTime will enable us to continue meeting our goal of designing communication in the vehicle so that different portable audio and entertainment devices can be easily connected to a car radio and enable users to use the car’s in-dash or steering wheel controls to access those devices,” said Reinhard Kromer-von Baerle, Senior Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, peiker. “Adding the RadioTime Guide means we can provide the market’s most comprehensive directory of Internet radio stations to our solutions.” more

RadioTime Internet Radio Channel Available on the Roku Streaming Media Player

Roku RadioTime Channel - browse local radioRadioTime, Inc, a developer of technology for finding and listening to radio online, and Roku Inc., a leading supplier of innovative digital media products, today announced the availability of the RadioTime channel for free on the Roku streaming media player. Developed by a Roku and RadioTime customer working with Roku’s publicly available software development kit (SDK) and RadioTime’s Open Application Programming Interface (API), the Roku RadioTime Channel adds access to over 20,000 AM/FM and Internet-only radio stations and more than 100,000 programs to Roku’s ever-growing library of multimedia content.

“There was an obvious demand for Internet Radio on the Roku DVP and RadioTime offered the path of least resistance to satisfying that demand,� said Chris Hagedorn, who posts regular updates on all his projects to his web site www.TheNowhereMan.com. “The RadioTime API is freely available, built on open standards, and is easy to work with.�

The Roku RadioTime Channel, which will be available on June 1, 2010, requires no set up or registration. Users can also link to their RadioTime.com accounts to manage their favorite station and program presets on the Roku player. more

RadioTime’s Android App First to Support Broadcasters’ Windows Media Streams

RadioTime Internet Radio App for Android

RadioTime has released the only Internet radio mobile application for the Android smart phone platform that supports Windows Media streams, the format the majority of broadcasters use for their Internet streams. This provides users with more than 30,000 stations airing worldwide — by far the widest selection available on any Android app.

The app costs $2.99 on the Android Market store and is available now.

“We drew 45 million listening sessions in March, our most-ever, and that growth has been driven in large part by users increasingly accessing the RadioTime guide via a number of third-party apps for the iPhone and Blackberry that are powered by RadioTime,” said Bill Moore, founder and CEO, RadioTime. “We’re providing Android users with the same enormous selection of stations and making it easy for them to browse and tune to favorite programs and discover all the great content that streaming music services just cannot offer.” more

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