Podcasts are a fairly recent innovation.
They are similar to blogs, except that they consist of audio content instead of
(or in addition to) text and pictures. They are like a radio broadcast that you
can simply download on demand to listen to or you can just subscribe to receive
The term podcast was coined because the early podcasts were designed for
playback on i-pods after being broadcast to subscribers over the
You can listen to podcasts on your PC or you can download them to your i-Pod, phone
or other portable audio player to listen to them on the move.
The portability of podcasts has been an important element in their rapid adoption
by millions of people across the World. You can receive important and timely information
while on the move, be that while you are commuting on the bus or train, or while
you drive to work.
The podcasts created by Revell Research Systems are accompanied with a transcript
should you prefer to read rather than listen to them.