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Silverlight 2 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach by Jit Ghosh, Rob Cameron

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Chapter 8. Integrating Rich Media

If you are a developer at a digital content producer of any kind, you have probably already built or are thinking of building applications that integrate video, audio, or other kinds of digital media with the resulting end-user experience. The ability to integrate rich media into web applications is one of the strongest and most publicized features of Silverlight, and the focus of the recipes in this chapter.

Silverlight 2 supports playing Windows Media Video from version 7 through version 9, including the Windows Media implementation of the SMPTE VC-1 high-definition video standard, as well as Windows Media Audio versions 7 through 9, and MPEG Layer-3 (or MP3) audio. Silverlight also supports playing both client-side ...

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