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Radio Garden

Radio Garden

Radio Garden is an exciting digital project in which live radio from around the globe that can be explored by users while they browse the interactive globe. This platform was under development from 2013 to 2016. It was elaborated by the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision under the participation of a number of universities in Europe. Truly, the platform came into vogue because it could help overcome the global barriers for the acceptance of radio. Users can tune into a wide array of broadcasts by simply rotating a virtual globe and clicking on green dots that represent different cities and towns where stations are broadcasting.

The website of Radio Garden uses an interface that is reminiscent of the function of the radios that received shortwave, but it uses present-day streaming technology to relay the broadcasts. Thus, the platform satisfies not only the curiosity but also serves some educational purposes, letting experience in real-time the audibility of representatives from many different parts of the world, different cultures and languages. Besides, this website comes with a very intuitive design and an interface responding to all devices and browsers. Therefore, it makes the website easily accessible to the various worldwide stations just at a click.