Microsoft released a Beta 2 of IIS Smooth Streaming Player Development Kit (SSPDK) 1.0. “With this release are adding support for Fast Forward/Rewind and Rough Cut Editing scenarios in addition to other features. SSPDK is intended to aid the development of rich Smooth Streaming players and experiences. This Kit enables you to build players for both On Demand and Live playback with full DVR capabilities, Live Ad Insertion, Multiple Camera Angles and many more such rich functionalities,” IIS blog. The kit includes: Smooth Streaming Player SDK, enables developers and designers to build rich Smooth Streaming player experiences. Providing a .net (Silverlight) based SDK with full XAML support; Push Encoder tool allows you to simulate a live stream for testing purposes; Sample Smooth Streaming Player (built on Smooth Streaming Player SDK) is a sample that uses Smooth Streaming Player SDK and enables you to test the IIS Media Services 3.0.