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Images: Dawn of Silverlight

"WPF/E" finally got its grownup name, Silverlight, with an announcement at NAB. Along with the announcement came a ton of news about the video capabilities of the new runtime.
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Microsoft is partnering with Fox to provide movie trailers using Windows Media format on the Silverlight runtime.

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Microsoft Interactive Media Manager is a collaborative media management solution that big companies or organizations can use to share and view media.

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A Silverlight game, Sprawl, which was available with the February CTP.

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The blank template for a Silverlight Video project in Expression Blend.

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The Expression Media Encoder in action with a Silverlight video.

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The trailer for Fantastic Four running in HD on the Silverlight version of the Fox Media Library.

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Another example of a Silverlight video being embedded into the Burton Snowboard site. The look and feel is almost identical to a Flash Video.

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