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DEFINITION: Windows Media Player (WMP) is a software application from Microsoft used to play, store and organize digital audio, images and video. While earlier editions of WMP were released for PCs running a variety of operating systems, currently the software works only on devices running Windows operating systems, including Windows Mobile. WMP uses the WMV, WMA and ASF file formats to encode audio and video  … 
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RTSP: One of the Foundations of Convergence
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) is a foundation for the current convergence of communications. When implementing RTSP, the multiple port and protocol nature of RTSP makes streaming audio/video difficult to manage. This white paper explains it.
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

F5 Networks

Limelight Networks Content Delivery Network (CDN)
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Whether your goal on the web is to inform, sell, entertain, or persuade, your site needs to meet the expectations of today's Internet users. Rich web pages, rapid fire communications, huge software downloads, and an expanding universe of digital media require a new approach to content delivery. Read this paper to see what Limelight has to offer.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

Limelight Networks, Inc.

Guide to Deploying and Troubleshooting Video in the Enterprise
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Recently, a study commissioned by Cisco® Systems made a prediction that added a new word to the lexicon of the network engineer and IT director: zetabyte. The study predicted that by 2013, two-thirds of a zetabyte of video traffic would be on corporate networks.
Posted: 06 Dec 2010 | Published: 06 Dec 2010

Fluke Networks

Software On-Demand: Operating System/Application Streaming Client Study
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Intel IT explored the technical feasibility and value of enterprise streaming. The study showed very favorable results with respect to performance, user perceptions, and the impact on IT operations.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Intel Corporation

Live and On-Demand: Streaming Video with LifeSize UVC Video Center
sponsored by LifeSize
WHITE PAPER: Learn why video streaming has become a key part of the communications strategy of today's organizations, and how this tool can help you increase connectivity, save budget dollars, and boost productivity.
Posted: 25 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jul 2012

LifeSize

Application Performance Brief: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Blue Coat Systems provides an end-to-end acceleration solution to regain performance, minimize bandwidth usage, and significantly reduce the time to complete all SharePoint Server 2007 and 2010 operations.
Posted: 08 Apr 2011 | Published: 07 Apr 2011

BlueCoat

Using the ClearSight Analyzer to Troubleshoot the Top Five VoIP Problems and Troubleshoot Streaming Video
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines each of these problems and addresses how the ClearSight Analyzer can be used to isolate the cause of the problem. Read on to learn so much more.
Posted: 09 Aug 2010 | Published: 09 Aug 2010

Fluke Networks

Enabling the Profitable Evolution of Mobile Transport to All-IP
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: As demand for mobile multimedia services increase and average revenue per user declines, mobile service providers must transform their networks to profitably support legacy voice and advanced packet-based services. This paper outlines the challenges associated with transforming the mobile transport network.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

Alcatel-Lucent

Considerations for Building Video Chat and Streaming Applications
sponsored by Oxagile
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper stacks up against each other the chat solutions and media servers that will set an underlying base for either custom video streaming or video chat products that you might consider building.
Posted: 07 Aug 2013 | Published: 07 Aug 2013

Oxagile

LimelightSTREAM: Fast, reliable, and scalable delivery of rich media streams
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: Check out this brief paper to learn more about LimelightSTREAM, a high performance content delivery network that enables you to make your rich media available to every user on demand.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

Limelight Networks, Inc.
 
 
MEDIA PLAYERS DEFINITION (continued): …  downloaded from the Internet or ripped from compact discs or other storage media. Recent versions of WMP also include the ability to synchronize digital media with a portable media player, like Microsoft's Zune or Creative's Zen, and purchase or rent content from online media stores. Because WMP uses Microsoft's Windows Media DRM, not FairPlay DRM, files encoded using WMP are not compatible with the iPod. Facing increased competition from Apple Computer's iTunes software, Microsoft released Windows Media Player 11 in the fall of 2006. The new version incorporated improved navigation, with graphical … 
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