Live Smooth Streaming Beta, Inlet's encoder, and the 2010 Winter Olympics
Avg Rating: 0Live Smooth StreamingLots is going on at MIX, so as not to overwhelm with too many posts, I’ll try to triple-dip on this one. First, as part of Scott Guthrie’s keynote yesterday (now with transcript), we announced that live streaming is coming for Smooth Streaming. The key advantages of Smooth…
Silverlight 3 Beta - What's New for Media
Avg Rating: 0So, Silverlight 3 was released for public beta today, during Scott Guthrie’s keynote at MIX. There will be an on-demand version of it later on at Visitmix.com. There’s tons of info flowing around today, so I’m just going to focus on the media-related news that came out today. I’ll be posting a lot…
Akamai's Smooth Streaming officially launched, with customers!
Avg Rating: 0It’s MIX09 this week, so brace yourselves for a deluge of media-related blogging from me. We’ve been in alpha/beta for a few months now, and today Akamai announced the official launch of their “AdaptiveEdge” service based on Smooth Streaming. The full press release is here. And of course you can…
Big Buck Bunny Smooth Streaming sample for download
Avg Rating: 0…and the Big Buck Bunny sample up on SmoothHD.com that I described the encoding process for is now available for download. John Bocharov has a tutorial up showing how to use the content with the new Smooth Streaming Beta for IIS7. Among other things, it shows the nice WebDAV integration between…
Beta Release of Smooth Streaming!
Avg Rating: 0It’s alive! The IIS team has just released the first public beta of the Smooth Streaming module for IIS7. This means anyone with Windows Server 2008 can start experimenting with this next generation media delivery technology for Silverlight. We’re aiming for a final release in Q2 this year, which…
Encoding Big Buck Bunny for SmoothHD.com
Avg Rating: 0So far, Alex Zambelli has had most of the SmoothHD.com fun while I was off on some other projects, but this time he was off on some other projects and I got to do an encode all myself. I figured this was as good a time as go through a hands-on project for Smooth Streaming. The SourceWe’ve had a few…
TCSWeekly 006 - Silverlight is fizzing along with Moonlight and Contests
Avg Rating: 5(2)My favorite episode so far - strong news-wise (Moonlight 1.0 ships, Tim Sneath reports Silverlight is fizzing, and a $5000 Silverlight game contest), hearty tutorials including how to use AddIns in Blend and mesmorizing colorful demos. Stories covered in this episode include:…
Expression Encoder 2 Service Pack 1 – Intro and Multibitrate Encoding
Avg Rating: 0Oh, I’m a bad, bad blogger. The Expression Encoder Service Pack 1 has been out for MONTHS, and and it’s cool enough that I haven’t had the time to do it full justice. Oh well, better short than nothing; I’ll just start off with the biggest new feature: multibitrate encoding, including support for…