Category Archives: Expression Encoder

H2 2011 Product Update Roundup

It’s been a while since I updated the blog, so I will take this opportunity to bring everyone up to speed on the more recent Microsoft Media Platform product updates: November 9, 2011 Player Framework version 1.0 for HTML5 is … Continue reading

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Transcoding 101 Roundtable, MIX 2011 and NAB 2011

A bit of shameless promotion: On Thursday, March 24th, I’ll be participating in a roundtable web event titled “Transcoding Methodology 101″ hosted by Streaming Media. Joining me will be Kevin Louden (Telestream), Charlie Good (Wowza) and Jon Robbins (Rhozet). The … Continue reading

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IIS Media How-To Resources

If you are new to IIS Media Services and Smooth Streaming, IIS.net/media is the website for you. However, finding relevant technology and deployment information on IIS.net can be somewhat cumbersome since it’s a wiki-styled site and a lot of the … Continue reading

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Announcing Expression Encoder 4 SP1

Just received this news… Service Pack 1 for Expression Encoder 4 will be released on January 31, 2011. The encoder update will be available for download at: http://www.microsoft.com/Expression/service-packs/Encoder.aspx This is a significant update to EE4, boasting an impressive list of … Continue reading

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IIS Media 4.0, SMF 2.3, RCE 1.0 SP1 and More

It’s been too long since my last post, so I thought I’d get warmed up and back into blogging form by posting something about recent releases on the Microsoft media platform. After PDC 2010 in November which focused on new … Continue reading

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Now available: Expression Encoder 4, IIS Media Services 4.0 Beta, SSME 1.0, SMF 2.0 RC1, Olympics case studies

While most of the world is on a collective vacation watching the World Cup, media teams at Microsoft have been busy at work. And watching the World Cup. Released this month: Expression Studio 4, which of course includes Expression Encoder … Continue reading

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Smooth Streaming 3D concept previewed at NAB

NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Show 2010 wrapped up yesterday in Las Vegas. Among the Silverlight and Smooth Streaming announcements and demos at this year’s NAB were: Silverlight availability on Broadcom and Intel systems-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions, which will enable set-top-box … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed MIX…

If you were unable to attend MIX 2009, you’ll be pleased to know that the videos of sessions are already appearing online: https://content.visitmix.com/2009/sessions/. Here are the links to the videos of sessions I had previously mentioned: What’s New in Microsoft … Continue reading

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Come Join Us at MIX 2009!

MIX, Microsoft’s annual conference for Web 2.0 designers and developers – is upon  us. This year it will take place March 18-20 at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. If you’re interested in the world of online video streaming (and I guess you … Continue reading

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Smooth Streaming FAQ

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