OWL and Billboard Launch Landmark Concert Series using Microsoft Silverlight

Our World Live (OWL), a music marketing and broadcasting company, is partnering with Billboard.com to bring music fans a new internet concert series . Billboardlive.com utilizes OWL’s state-of-the-art technology, powered by Microsoft Silverlight to provide fans with five-camera angles, where the viewer becomes the director for the ultimate interactive viewing experience. Instead of being confined…

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Eclipse Tools For Silverlight Now Available

The Eclipse Tools for Silverlight (Eclipse4SL) plug-in is an open source, cross-platform plug-in for the Eclipse development environment that enables Eclipse developers to build Silverlight Rich Internet Applications (RIAs). Microsoft has collaborated with Soyatec, a France-based IT solutions provider, to develop subsequent beta versions, including the Mac version, since announcing the Eclipse4SL project in October…

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Inserting a Silverlight Navigation and Slideshow into Your Web Page

Expression Web makes it faster and easier to create standards-based Web sites with rich Silverlight content. With Expression Web 3, you can easily add Silverlight content, in this case from Expression Blend, to your Web sites. In this example, we’ll be adding a navigation menu bar and interactive slide show to the Web site by…

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Accessible Media Player

Playing video in Silverlight is great, but what about viewers who have a hearing impairment? Not important? The World Health Organization (WHO) would beg to differ. According to their 2005 estimates, “278 million people worldwide have moderate to profound hearing loss in both ears.” That’s almost 17% of the world Internet population. So you should…

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10 shortcuts worth discovering in Expression Blend 3

If your schedule is in anyway similar to mine you’ll probably be very familiar with this scenario. A new version of a tool that you use day in and day out is announced, packed with exciting new features and enhancements that you know will immediately make your day-to-day life easier. So you do what we…

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UFC 104: Bringing Pay-Per-View to Online Users with Silverlight, Smooth Streaming, and PlayReady

Back in August we told you about how UFC.com used IIS Smooth Streaming for the UFC 102 pre-fight weigh-ins. Building on the success of that, we’re excited to announce that this Saturday, October 24th, UFC 104 will use Silverlight and IIS Smooth Streaming not only for the weigh-ins, but also for the actual fights. Even…

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Announcing Convexion – A New PowerPoint-to-Silverlight Add-in

Electric Rain is excited to announce a new product called Convexion, a PowerPoint to Silverlight converter that’s aimed at both presenters and Silverlight designers and developers. This first-of-its-kind tool works as an add-in to PowerPoint and offers single-click export of any slideshow into a self-contained .XAP file, or with the Convexion Pro version, a complete…

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Big Spaceship delivers a beautiful Silverlight experience for Victoria’s Secret

Microsoft has recently had the pleasure of working with Big Spaceship to deliver the new Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. It’s always exciting working with agencies like Big Spaceship that like to push the creative envelope. For us the whole design and development process was fascinating, as Big Spaceship didn’t have any previous experience with Silverlight,…

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Bell Canada uses Silverlight to offer “TV Everywhere” service

This week Bell Canada announced the availability of “TMN Online,” a service available through the Bell TV Online portal that offers access to online content for subscribers of The Movie Network channel. Silverlight, along with ExtendMedia’s OpenCASE and PlayReady DRM, is being used for content management. TMN Online is the first service in North America…

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Free Webinar: Delivering True HD via HTTP with Silverlight and IIS Smooth Streaming

Listen to media experts Jaime Miles of Level 3 Communications and Chris Knowlton of Microsoft talk about delivering True HD Video (1080p) over the Web on Thursday, October 15th. Click here to register and learn why Smooth Streaming is the future of online media delivery! Hosted by StreamingMedia.com and moderated by Dan Rayburn, this interactive…

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