Chapter 18. Audio, Video, and Speech





This chapter covers the areas of rich media that have been increasingly important to software over the past decade: audio, video, and speech (the latter of which could be considered a very special kind of audio). In all three of these areas, Windows Presentation Foundation significantly lowers the bar of difficulty compared to previous technologies. (Audio, video, and speech are also similar in that it’s difficult to demonstrate them in a book with static pictures!) So, although you might not have considered incorporating these feature areas in the past, you might change your mind after reading this chapter!


The audio support in WPF is simple to use. But ...

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