High-Resolution and Lossless Music
Available on Windows, MacOS and iOS, Android
Our company’s mission is to re-shape music delivery for mobile cloud music services. We pioneered the development of OraStream to overcome hurdles inherent to mobile streaming audio. Our technologies are based on MPEG4-standards that are open and accessible to the digital music entertainment industry.
We develop and deliver OraStream to make mobile cloud music entertainment experience more enriching and satisfying. Our objective is to enable optimal mobile cloud music entertainment experience for consumers.
We offer OraStream as a managed streaming service to boost mobile cloud music service quality. By improving customer satisfaction, our music services’ customers may retain and expand their paying subscribers’ bases.
OraStream Connect is an adaptive streaming-based digital supply chain for 16-/24-bit audio. The cloud-service platform comprised of content ingestion, MPEG-4 SLS audio encoding, content metadata entry, digital asset management database system and digital store-front apps (for desktop and mobile computing devices).
OraStream Connect dynamically scales 16/24-bit audio streaming either to take maximum advantage of bandwidth available or service policies to optimize bandwidth usage in streaming application.
In applications where audio will be streamed at different bitrate quality, OraStream Connect minimises storage requirements and server complexity by storing a single lossless bit-stream file that can be truncated (parsed) and scaled from lossy to lossless bitrate qualities.
BRIO by OraStream is a music library management, streaming server and remote access system. It lets users listen to their personal music library and access Naxos and JazzMessengers music services, streaming at native resolution, from remote locations or on their home network. BRIO uses OraStream adaptive streaming to get full native resolution music in lossless quality on remote devices.
In the OraStream server, scalable audio bit-stream in MPEG-4 SLS format generated by the scalable audio encoder is packetized into different layers before being streamed out.
Based on network information such as available network bandwidth collected from a streaming client music player, the OraStream server transmits (in real-time) corresponding bit-rate data by truncating unnecessary layers. The streaming client player that receives the transmission then reconstructs the scalable audio bit-stream from the received data units and decodes the music immediately (in real-time).
OraStream is based on patents-approved audio streaming server-decoder player system to transmit and receive MPEG4-SLS encoded audio.
Frankie Tan, CEO, Co-Founder & Board Director
Frankie worked previously in venture capital investment and also held executive positions in sales, marketing and business development. He is an engineer by training. He also holds MSc degrees in Financial Management (with Distinction) University of London, UK and in Strategic Management (Dean’s Honours List) Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is a graduate of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants United Kingdom, and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA).
Kelvin Lee, CTO & Co-Founder
Kelvin has 16 years of industrial R&D experience in real-time embedded software and distributed computing, in areas of audio coding, computer vision, remote sensor networks and 3D visualisation systems. He was instrumental in co-developing and commercialising MPEG-4 SLS at the Institute of Infocomm Research, A*STAR. Prior to co-founding OraStream, he was Senior Manager Technical Solutions in a leading interactive 3D visual content management and virtual reality software provider. Kelvin is a Singaporean and holds a M.Eng degree in Digital Signal Processing.
Andy Tran, Software Engineer
Andy is proficient in web and mobile design and scripting languages, mobile application development and web server technologies. He has five years of work and domain experience in payment systems and gateways, video and live streaming entertainment and e-market commerce solutions. Andy holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Jeff Van Driel, Board Director
Mr. Jeff Van Driel is CEO Naxos of America Inc., Naxos of America is a classical music label and the largest independent classical music distributor in the U.S. and Canada. Previously, he served as the International Head of Legal Affairs for the Naxos Group. Jeff van Driel is a U.S. citizen. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (J.D.), Corporate Law degree from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance) degree from the Wilfrid Laurier University.
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