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Hands-On Guide to Windows Media by Joe Follansbee

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Introduction

Purpose of the Book

The Hands-On Guide to Windows Media is one of a series of books designed to help you use and understand one of the most important sets of technologies on the Internet: streaming media, specifically Microsoft’s Windows Media technologies. Windows Media is Microsoft’s implementation of streaming media, the process of sending audio and video predictably over a computer network in real time. It answers the question, “How do I send audio and video over the Internet without clogging up my company’s network and frustrating users who depend on it?”

More and more people are demanding audio and video experiences delivered over the Internet, such as live radio or video. Many enterprises, government agencies, and other large ...

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