Streaming Media Reader’s Choice Awards

We’ve been nominated in three categories for the 2009 Streaming Media Reader’s Choice Awards. There are 22 categories in all and run the gamut from content to technologies. You can enter your votes here. We’ve been nominated in the following categories: Best Streaming Innovation: Microsoft Smooth Streaming Encoding Software (Under $1,000): Microsoft Expression Encoder 3…


Demonstration von Expression Media in Deutsch

  At Photokina, we were lucky enough to have a local Expression Media fan who spent pretty much the entire week of his own time demoing Expression Media at our booth. Wolfgang works for Microsoft in Germany, but does not actually work on the product itself! Below is a snippet of him demoing Expression Media…


Office 2008 for Mac at Photokina

I spent some time with the Mac Office guys at Photokina who were showing the Special Media Edition version of the product, which includes Expression Media. Below is a video that shows Mac users some of the cool things they can do when they use Office 2008 for Mac Special Media Edition to manage and…


Expression Media 2 Service Pack 1 is here

Expression Media 2 SP1 is now available. If you are a Windows user and have opted to receive updates for other applications besides Windows, you should be offered the download next time Windows Update runs. If you wish to download the update manually, you may do so here. The Mac version is available for download…


Setting up at Photokina

Some of you know what goes into making a trade show happen. For those who don’t, the day before the show opens can be crazy: making sure that everything works while the booth is getting built around you. Here are some behind the scenes photos.



This week, I’m at Photokina with a large number of Microsoft people. If you’re around, come and see us in Hall 0.41 Stand H049 G031. We have lots of interesting things being shown including Expression Media 2 Service Pack 1, Photosynth, Microsoft Pro Photo Tools, Office 2008 Special Media Edition and Capture One by Phase…


iView/Expression Media London Meet-up

Some of the Expression Media team will be in the UK the week of September 15th just before Photokina. I’ll be there to attend REMIX 08 in Brighton and am thinking about organising an informal meet up for iView and Expression Media users. If there’s sufficient interest, I’ll set one up. So in order to…


Expression Media is Going to Photokina

Expression Media will be represented at Photokina in Cologne, Germany from September 23rd to 28th. We’ll be there together with the Rich Media Group. If you’re attending, stop by Hall 04.1 Stand H049 G031 and say hello. Also, let me know if you have any interest in having a user meeting at the event. If…


Expression Studio 2 Keys

There have been some questions in the Expression forums about product keys and apparent confusion as to which keys work with which products. The product keys are located behind the installation media (DVDs) in the Expression Studio box. This is what they look like: Most of Expression Studio 2 uses a single product key to…


Expression Encoder Customer Panel

Now that Expression Encoder 2 has been released, the team is hard at work on the next version of the product. We want to be as responsive to community feedback as possible, and would like to set up a panel of customers with whom we can have ongoing conversations. What is the Customer Panel? The…