New Azure Media Services Blogs

John DeutscherIIS Media Services, Media, Media Services, Microsoft Azure, Standard1 Comment

I’ve been very busy traveling to the International Broadcaster’s Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam and delivering two fantastic Microsoft Media Platform Summits in both Amsterdam and Prague. Now that I’m back in the office again, it’s time to get back to updating folks on what is new and upcoming in Windows Azure Media Services this Fall and into next year. We have been in Preview release for about 4 months now across 6 data centers and things are going amazingly well. … Read More

MPEG DASH: The File Format of the Future

John DeutscherCloud, Media Services, MPEG-DASHLeave a Comment

Tim Siglin just published his coverage of the MPEG DASH session at Streaming Media West last week where the future of adaptive streaming file formats was discussed.  The article is titled “MPEG DASH: The File Format of the Future?” and can be found on the StreamingMedia.com website. I particularly like the coverage of HLS and the fact that the Apple draft that was submitted to the IETF is merely an “informational draft” and the fact that there are no efforts … Read More