How to use Silverlight Media Framework (SMF) to create nice media experience

Tim Heuer demos how to use Silverlight Media Framework (SMF) to create nice media experience akin to what has been demonstrated through 2010 Winter Olympics and Sunday Night Football players. He also demons how to encode smooth streaming video using Expression Encoder and play video using SMF. Tim also shows how he extended SMF implementation […]

Tim Heuer demos how to use Silverlight Media Framework (SMF) to create nice media experience akin to what has been demonstrated through 2010 Winter Olympics and Sunday Night Football players. He also demons how to encode smooth streaming video using Expression Encoder and play video using SMF. Tim also shows how he extended SMF implementation and created player to suit his specific needs (including not using DVR, among other features). He cracks the code open and shows how he extended SMF to add custom features so the video doesn’t start until it has a chance to buffer (about 3 seconds). Tim also added ability to pass a parameter to SMF player to indicate if it should automatically load video or if video should use smooth streaming. Lastly, Tim gives us a glimpse into some of the features that the team is looking at adding for SMF v2:

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