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Windows Azure Media Services

05.06.2013
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File this one away for further analysis.  Live or delayed (on demand) content delivered via Windows Azure Media Services. 

Takes advantage of local CDNs and provides a platform for targeted advertising as well as taking advantage of the Azure cloud capabilities (e.g. caching, high availability, etc.).

Azure Media

There’s also a high resolution copy available from the Microsoft downloads site if you’d like to “zoom in” on the salient details. 

What I found to be eye catching?

  • Codecs (H.264, MPEG)
  • Device support (HTML5, Flash, Set Top/Smart TV)
  • Platform support (Windows, iOS, Android)

Sounds interesting?  There are ways to find out more.

Check back here soon as I’ll likely to a more comprehensive write-up in a few weeks.

Published at DZone with permission of Rob Sanders, author and DZone MVB. (source)

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