Live and On-Demand Video with Silverlight and IIS Smooth Streaming

By Microsoft

May 7, 2010

The Live and On-Demand Video with Silverlight and IIS Smooth Streaming white paper provides a high-level overview of the challenges of traditional video delivery technologies, what adaptive streaming is, and how IIS Smooth Streaming allows you to deliver a compelling, uninterrupted streaming experience to viewers regardless of their network connectivity and computer capabilities.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • The Challenges Associated with Current Online Video Delivery Technologies
    • Progressive Downloads
    • Single Bit Rate Streaming
    • Multiple Bit Rate Streaming
    • Multicast Streaming
    • Proprietary Streaming Protocols
  • Adaptive Streaming
    • An Overview of Adaptive Streaming
    • The Advantages of Adaptive Streaming
    • Creating Chunks of Content
  • IIS Smooth Streaming
    • Advantages of IIS Smooth Streaming
    • IIS Smooth Streaming Implementation Options
    • How IIS Smooth Streaming Works
    • What Customers Are Saying About Smooth Streaming
  • Summary

Click here to view the white paper: Live and On-Demand Video with Silverlight and IIS Smooth Streaming.