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Multicast Comes to Silverlight

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NEW YORK, NY--Qumu, Inc., known as an innovator in rich media streaming video solutions for the enterprise, announced a new multicast capability for Silverlight. This new Multicast Plug-in, developed in cooperation with Microsoft, allows enterprises for the first time to deliver live video broadcasts via multicast across the network to thousands of Silverlight-based players simultaneously. In addition to being delivered in Qumu’s commercial products, the plug-in components are also available to third party ISV’s and end-users as open source code on www.projectstarlight.codeplex.com.

Unlike Unicast streaming done through traditional streaming servers like WMS and Flash Media Server, multicast functions more like a TV broadcast where viewers “tune in” to a program rather than creating a 1:1 connection to the media server or proxy. For more information visit www.microsoft.com/silverlight/news/default.aspx.

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