Internet Radio service for wireless music speakers
The Nuvola Cloud provides an Internet Radio & Podcasts service for more than one million daily users.
The project story:
This robust service has been designed using multiple cloud regions,
automated failover, and geographic routing to provide the fastest
possible response - and therefore deliver a superior user experience.
The Frontier Smart Technologies devices contain relatively small
amounts of flash memory, so it is not viable to store the database
on the device. Also, the catalogue is constantly changing particularly when it comes to podcast episodes, so a cloud-based solution
provides a better experience.
The cloud architecture allows for devices to always receive the very
latest data – and does so in twelve languages.
Geo IP resolution allows for the radio user interface to highlight
local stations prominently while providing access to the entire
When the user selects a radio station or podcast, the Internet Radio
service provides the URL of the stream at which point the device
connects directly to the content provider.
The Internet Radio application software and database are provided
by a partner organisation and then deployed on Nuvola’s global
• Time-critical cloud service.
• Geographically distributed with routing to nearest instance
• Automated failover in the event of a regional issue
• Supporting more than one million connected devices and over four million play requests per day
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