IBC 2017 Azure Media Services updates

The Azure Media services and Video Indexer teams are at the IBC show this weekend in Amsterdam showing off the latest technologies on Azure for media ISVs and content creators. Check out the latest update in our Azure blog post or stop by Hall 15 to see all of our demos, including the latest in video AI. Over the past months, we have aggressively added innovative new capabilities in Azure to enable content owners and partners to prepare, store, protect, …

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NAB Show 2016 – What’s new with Azure Media Services?

We’ve had a very busy year on the Azure Media Services team creating a number of new services, launching new features, and improving the service based on our direct customer feedback. This year at NAB our team flooded the Azure blog with details on all of the great new features. I’ll post an individual blog and comment about each of these new features over the next few weeks, and get into some of the details. To start out, I’ll recap …

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Window 10 Raspberry Pi

I’m late to the Raspberry Pi fun.  It was on my “to learn” list for the last year, and as usual work gets busy, the kids get busy, and life in general just doesn’t provide enough free time to play with technology.  When the kids were in middle and elementary school we had time to play experiment with Lego robotics. I even had the opportunity to co-teach Lego NXT programming in my daughter’s 8th grade class.   So a couple weeks …

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Azure Premium Encoder Workflow Designer Training Videos

Back in April at the NAB Show we launched the Azure Premium Encoder. I wrote a post on this new encoder after we launched with some of the high level details about it’s capabilities.  One of the key differentiators of this new Encoder is the Workflow Designer tool that we offer for you to use freely when building your workflows for the new Premium Encoder.  This tool is really amazing and has tons of features to build out complex “blueprints” …

Hyperlapse for Azure Media Services

Why am I showing you the Tower Bridge? Well, it is a cool bridge… but it’s mostly because I’m in London working with customers this week and it will make a lot more sense in a few moments when you read down to my “demo” of Hyperlapse for Azure Media Services. A few weeks back at the NAB show I was discussing with a few friends the new trend of giant nets surrounding a number of exhibitor booths.  This seemed like …

Start using Azure Media Player Today

Today at the NAB show we announced a brand new player framework called the “Azure Media Player”.  A brand new, free player solution built to playback media content from Microsoft Azure Media Services.  Azure Media Player has the ability to reach a wide variety of browsers and devices with simple HTML and JavaScript code. Azure Media Player is easy to set up and use in your web pages and blogs. It only takes a few minutes to get playback of media …