Monday, April 16, 2007

Microsoft Outlines Its Vision for Creating, Managing and Experiencing Content at NAB2007

 More on Silverlight (previously code-named "WPF/E")

Microsoft provides the foundational technologies that help media companies create rich media content quickly and efficiently. This week at NAB2007, Microsoft is expanding its efforts with new solutions and alliances that further reduce the barriers to creating and distributing content across a variety of mediums.

Microsoft Silverlight is a new cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of media experiences and rich interactive applications (RIAs) for the Web. Silverlight integrates with existing Web technologies and assets to provide higher-quality experiences with lower costs for media delivery. Delivered to end users through a seamless, fast installation, Silverlight offers consistent experiences to both Macintosh and Windows® users on a variety of browsers including Internet Explorer®, Firefox and Safari. Early supporters of the new platform include Akamai Technologies Inc., Brightcove Inc., Eyeblaster Inc., Limelight Networks, Major League Baseball, NaviSite Inc., Netflix Inc., Skinkers, Sonic Solutions, Tarari Inc., Telestream Inc. and Winnov.

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