IIS Smooth Streaming Client 1.0 RTW

Overview

The IIS Smooth Streaming Client allows you to build rich IIS Smooth Streaming experiences for both on-demand and live IIS Smooth Streaming. This release of the IIS Smooth Streaming Client 1.0 allows you to build Silverlight players for on-demand and live Smooth Streaming, with full DVR, live ad insertion, multiple camera angles, trickplay, and other rich functionalities. This kit is intended to aid your development of rich Smooth Streaming players and experiences.

The IIS Smooth Streaming Client APIs provide an easy interface for developers and designers to create rich Smooth Streaming experiences using the Silverlight platform. These APIs provide support for simple operations such as Play, Pause, and Stop and also more complex operations such as scheduling advertisements, selecting and tracking bit rates for Smooth Streaming playback, and many more.

The IIS Smooth Streaming Client in this release supports these high-level features:

  • Basic playback controls:
    • APIs such as Play, Pause, Stop.
    • Events for playback and diagnostics.
    • Properties to track position, and so on.
  • Advanced playback support
    • DVR support for Live Smooth Streaming
      • Support for tracking live events while in DVR
    • Trickplay: slow motion / fast-forward / rewind
    • Multiple Audio Language support (new in this release)
    • Text stream support for Captions / sub-titles (new in this release)
  • Support for offline Playback scnearios (new in this release)
  • H.264/AAC support
  • Monetization
    • Ad playback integration – scheduling capabilities, tracking ad progress
    • Live ad insertion with IIS Live Smooth Streaming
    • Rich analytics with IIS Advanced Logging
    • Analytics APIs (new in this release)
    • Support for specifying markers/ad ingestion points outside the main manifest
  • Content Protection – PlayReady integration for VC-1 / H.264 content
  • Composite manifest support for scenarios such as Rough Cut Editing
  • Selecting tracks for playback (e.g., restrict the available bit rates, support multiple camera angles in a single stream, and so on.)
  • Support for progressive download ads / content
  • IIS Smooth Streaming Client is used in the Microsoft Silverlight Media Framework (SMF). This partnership facilitates faster player development

For more information and to download the IIS Smooth Streaming Client 1.0 RTW, please visit [http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=c12fd70b-4297-47f1-9898-8879716ecdf8]
 
 
 
Posted by: Eric Lam
Location: Canberra/Australia
Category: Microsoft Technologies
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