Tag Archives: IIS Media Services

IIS Transform Manager 1.0 and Windows 8 Updates

The long awaited 1.0 release of IIS Transform Manager (which for a while there seemed stuck in GMail-like alpha/beta development) finally hit the Web last week! You can download it and read more about its features here: http://www.iis.net/download/transformmanager John Deutscher … Continue reading

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Announcing Windows Azure Media Services and MPEG-DASH support

This week at the annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas we made two big announcements: “New cloud-based Windows Azure Media Services is designed to make creating, managing and delivering media to any device easier than ever by … Continue reading

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Silverlight and Its Role In the Future of Microsoft Media

“The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” – Mark Twain* It’s been two months since version 5 of Microsoft Silverlight was released to the web. If you haven’t installed it already, you can get the latest version here. For the first … Continue reading

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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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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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