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XAML Unleashed by Adam Nathan

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MediaPlayer

Microsoft provides a second control geared for advanced interactive playback called MediaPlayer. MediaPlayer derives from MediaElement, so it exposes a superset of its APIs. Everything discussed about MediaElement applies to MediaPlayer as well.

MediaPlayer is not part of any framework that ships with Windows. Rather, it is a free open-source control provided by Microsoft at http://playerframework.codeplex.com. This is an evolution of the same video player codebase that Microsoft used for the Beijing and Vancouver Olympics, the 2012 Super Bowl, Wimbledon, and a number of other massive live events. Because of this, it supports a number of advanced features: many forms of advertising integration, closed captioning, and adaptive streaming ...

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