TF1 using Silverlight and IIS Smooth Streaming for free WP7 app

TF1, the most popular network in France, in partnership with Microsoft and Akamai, has just published its first Windows Phone 7 application featuring Silverlight, IIS Smooth Streaming and Media Player Framework. Users in France can now download the application for free to watch live and on-demand television of programs including popular series such as House,…

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Webinar : Establish a Workflow for Live Smooth Streaming with Expression Encoder and IIS

Do you want to deliver live video that can adapt to changing network conditions in real time? Would you like to easily broadcast live feeds to multiple screens, including iOS devices? If the answer to those questions is yes, please join us at StreamingMedia.com on Thursday, March 31st at 11 am PST for a webinar…

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Webinar: Migrating from Windows Media Encoder to Expression Encoder

Are you still using Windows Media Encoder? Are you unfamiliar with Microsoft’s next generation media technologies? If so, then please join us for a Streaming Media webinar, “Migrating from Windows Media Encoder to Expression Encoder,” on Thursday, February 24, at 11am PST/2pm EST. Kevin La Chapelle, Principal Product Unit Manager for Expression Encoder, and Dan…

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Expression Encoder and IIS Media Services at the Business Video Expo

Enterprise video is increasingly being recognized by industry experts, such as Gartner, as an important strategic technology. Accordingly, the Expression Encoder and IIS Media Services Team attended the new Business Video Expo, part of ITEXPO East 2011. The event included about 180 exhibitors and attracted nearly 8,000 attendees, 80% of whom were executives. Microsoft exhibited…

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Expression Encoder 4 with GPU acceleration

Expression Encoder 4 Pro is a streamlined video production tool that enables you to focus your time and energy on enhancing, encoding and delivering your on-demand or live video content at higher quality with less effort. Expression Encoder Pro supports IIS Smooth Streaming, a technology that dynamically adjusts playback rates and quality, and today is…

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IIS Live Smooth Streaming with Expression Encoder 4

If you’re interested in live streaming, be sure to check out this step-by-step guide to creating your very own Live Smooth Streaming event using Expression Encoder courtesy of the Expression Encoder blog.

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Microsoft User Experience Kit launched today at SXSW

Today at SXSW, of which Microsoft Silverlight is a major sponsor of the Interactive Festival, Microsoft User Experience Kit is targeted at technical and creative leads who want to better understand the tools, technologies, and scenarios that span Microsoft’s User Experience ecosystem. Key topics range from “Building Immersive Multi-channel Solutions using Expression Studio” to “High…

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IIS Smooth Streaming Player Development Kit Beta 2 released

Today the IIS team released a Beta 2 of the IIS Smooth Streaming Player Development Kit, allowing for rich Silverlight experiences that take advantage of IIS Smooth Streaming capabilities. With this release, the IIS team has added support for Fast Forward/Rewind and Rough Cut Editing scenarios, in addition to other features. For more details, check…

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Limited Time Expression Holiday Promotion in the US

For a limited time in the United States (promotion ends January 8th), there is a 30% off discount on all Microsoft Expression version 3 products (Microsoft Expression Studio + Expression Web, both full and upgrade versions) through the Microsoft Online Store: http://store.microsoft.com/microsoft/Developer/category/6

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Introducing the WebsiteSpark Program for Web Developers and Designers

Today marks the officially launch of the WebsiteSpark Program, which provides Web developers and designers access to Microsoft software and solutions, including Silverlight, as well as the training, support and, coming soon, market exposure to help great ideas get off the ground. The Microsoft Web Platform Installer 2.0 RTM (Web PI) and Windows Web Application…

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