Category Archives: H.264

Smooth Streaming Architecture

As described in the previous two posts, Smooth Streaming is Microsoft’s implementation of HTTP-based adaptive streaming, which is a hybrid media delivery method. It acts like streaming, but is in fact based on HTTP progressive download. The HTTP downloads are performed … Continue reading

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H.264 and AAC support coming in Silverlight v.Next

I’m on a mini pre-IBC vacation this week so I was caught a little off-guard when I noticed that the big IBC announcement that we had been working on for months now – went out this morning. I didn’t expect … Continue reading

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