Have you had a chance to see the
Halo3 video trailers? Did you know they’re hosted on
Silverlight Streaming by Windows Live?
Silverlight Streaming by Windows Live is a companion service for Silverlight that makes it easier for developers and designers to deliver and scale media-rich Silverlight applications.Catherine Heller sat down with Remy Pairault, Senior Program Manager for Silverlight Streaming, to discuss the new service and how it’s being used to host the new Halo3 video trailers. (You'll see one of the videos playing on the screen next to Remy during the interview).
Here are time markers for specific conversation topics:
00:00:48 - Remy describes Silverlight Streaming , the scenarios (00:01:05) and benefits (00:01:28)
00:02:31 - Steps involved in preparing a Silverlight app for hosting 00:05:05 - Manual upload using the Silverlight Streaming administration site
00:06:04 - Using the Silverlight Streaming REST API to upload programmatically
00:06:27 - Discussion of Silverlight Streaming and Windows Live ID
00:08:42 - Publishing video without writing any code,
00:09:34 - Using Expression Encoder to prepare the video
00:10:54 - Publishing a video to a blog using a Windows Live Writer (plug-in developed by James Clarke)
00:17:42 - Discussion of the Halo3 video trailers
00:21:47 - Evolution of the service , how it fits into the Windows Live Platform (00:24:04) and developer resources