Tag 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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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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The Birth of Smooth Streaming

In my last post I talked about the history of multi-bitrate streaming and how we got from RTSP and HTTP streaming back to HTTP download as the primary media web distribution mechanism. In this post we’ll take a closer look … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Multi-Bitrate Streaming

It’s been a while since I last posted. Probably the most significant news from Microsoft regarding Silverlight media since IBC (when we announced H.264/AAC support in Silverlight 3) has been on the IIS and Expression fronts. The Expression Encoder team … Continue reading

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