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Inlet Technologies Joins Forces with Microsoft Silverlight Media for Smooth Streaming Webinar

Inlet Technologies, the leading provider of live streaming and on-demand solutions for digital media, announced today that it will host the first in a series of webinars designed to help content owners and distributors increase the reach of their digital media content and create the best possible online viewing experience. The first webinar in this series , scheduled for Thursday, July 16th at 2 p.m. EST/11 a.m. PT, will feature Tim Harader, senior product manager, Microsoft Silverlight Media, and John Bishop, Inlet’s senior vice president of strategy and business development.

Entitled True HD on the Web: Going Live with Smooth Streaming, the webinar will provide practical advice and guidelines for delivering web video with the quality and reliability of HDTV and dramatically increasing viewing times and repeat visits using this scalable online video delivery technology. Harader and Bishop will share real-world success stories of companies around the world using Smooth Streaming to create an unprecedented online viewing experience.

Inlet was the first encoding solutions provider to announce Smooth Streaming support for live and on-demand applications. Inlet’s Spinnaker, together with Microsoft Silverlight and Smooth Streaming technology, have already successfully enabled live HD streaming of numerous events, including the Italian broadcast of the FIFA Confederations Cup South Africa 2009, France Télévisions’ Roland Garros tennis tournament, Canadian Television’s MuchMusic Awards 2009, and the 2009 Wimbledon tennis tournament. Those technologies will once again be used later this summer to stream the World Swimming Championships and the World Championships in Athletics through RAI.IT.

To learn more about or to register for the webcast, visit event registration. Topics, speakers and details about future webcasts will be announced in the near future.

About Inlet Technologies

Inlet Technologies is the leading provider of live streaming and on-demand solutions that help companies build intelligent, robust digital media infrastructures. Our industry expertise, award-winning products and outstanding support enable content owners and distributors to expand their audience and maximize their content’s value. Inlet provides the industry’s fastest time-to-output, sets new standards for quality, and is the first to reach new screens. Industry leaders such as Major League Baseball, Microsoft, Yahoo!, M6 and Home Shopping Network rely on Inlet for easy implementation, technical prowess and enterprise scale for their mission critical operations.