First we saw Major League Baseball and now the NBA...not too long before this spreads over to health care in the future...once you view the page you can almost use your imagination on how this will impact use with Healthcare..BD
The National Basketball Association (NBA) will employ Microsoft Silverlight on NBA.com to further enhance the online video experience for NBA fans around the world. Microsoft Silverlight, a cross-browser, multiplatform plug-in for delivering the next generation of media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web, will also be utilized on WNBA.com and NBADevelopmentLeague.com.
Microsoft Silverlight enables the fast delivery of high-quality video to all major browsers running on the Mac OS or Windows operating system. As a part of its relationship with Microsoft, the NBA will continue to explore additional opportunities to display video and photos throughout the site.
Microsoft Research has teamed up Skinkers Limited to offer live broadcasting of television on your computer by means of a p2p network. The service uses Silverlight, Microsoft’s answer to Adobe’s Flash, to playback the content on the broadcasted channels.
“ Imagine your audience being able to watch your live TV content at their desktop, at the airport, at home and in fact, anywhere they can get an Internet connection to their PC! Imagine a quality image with no buffering or stopping! Imagine the possibilities of being able to allow your audience to ‘click’ on a TV advert exactly as they do on the web but while watching your existing TV channels. All without having to change your current business processes in the slightest! ”
A number of new features will be added to Livestation over the coming months. Right now we are testing the technology and proving the platform. We want your feedback to help us to evaluate the network and improve the product.