The RadioDNS project, an effort to plan for and take advantage of the convergence between broadcast and Internet technologies, is moving forward.
RadioDNS, which was explained in the June issue of the international edition of Radio World, seeks to create and embeddable pseudo-domain that can connect a radio station across its various platforms — analog, digital and online.
The system has been in an informal alpha testing phase since late 2008 and the standard is currently at version 0.6. A version 0.7 update will be published in a few weeks, and version 1.0 is slated for publication around September 2009.
Next for the project are plans to assemble a project steering team to put together formal rules for running RadioDNS and providing a permanent service.