Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Microsoft releases Mediaroom
Microsoft Mediaroom, the latest update to its IPTV software platform, is now available with several new multimedia capabilities.
Among the new capabilities are:
- In-home personal music and photo sharing.
- Dynamic multiview (multiple picture-in-picture) capabilities.
- Multimedia Application Environment for development of interactive services and advanced applications.
- Digital terrestrial television (DTT) support.
Microsoft also has introduced the Microsoft Mediaroom Application Development toolkit, which provides service providers and third-party developers with tools to create revenue-generating TV-based applications that run on the platform.
With this latest release, Microsoft is renaming its IPTV platform Microsoft Mediaroom. The product builds upon existing Microsoft IPTV features.