Improving User Experience – solutions with Siliverlight

I found this really interesting and a good application of Microsoft Silverlight. In this interview, Tim Meinhardt, Colin Ploscaru, and Juan Calcagno at TTSS discuss with Zhiming Xue why they became interested in adopting new technologies like Silverlight, and what they had to do to re-architect and migrate one of their existing digital signage solutions….

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Silverlight 3 – New features and more

      So first off where do you get it? http://silverlight.net/getstarted/silverlight3/default.aspx Secondly what’s new? Video/Audio. As mentioned in the keynote, Silverlight 3 supports the H.264 video format in addition to VC-1; this is an emerging industry standard that is used by YouTube, and has hardware decoders available on many devices. It also supports the…

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An Intelligent City

My good friend and colleague Mark Bloodworth, has just finish a great Proof Of Concept in the Microsoft Technology Centre here in Microsoft UK  Reading.  The output is stunning, the applications delivered demonstrate the capability of S+S.  In Mark own words read the full Post here. Web Application in ASP.Net layered Virtual Earth Siliverlight Mobile…

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Are you ready for MIX 09?

Is MIX time again all, for those are you that are going have fun.  I am very jealous.  For those of you who are not, and not sure what it is then read on. At MIX09, you’ll get in-depth exposure to exciting new Microsoft technologies, exchange ideas with fellow developers and designers, meet the industry’s…

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Saving Energy While Reducing Your Carbon Footprint and Costs in the Process

Green, Sustainability, and Environment – what does this have to do with virtualization? Quite simply virtualization technologies can help you reduce your carbon footprint, reduce energy, reduce cooling, and of course save some money as well.  Today we’re announcing the release of a set of tools available at www.hyper-green.com designed to help you and your…

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Silverlight 2 Beta 2 - Released

So today at TechEd, Soma Somasegar and Bill Gates will announce that Silverlight 2 Beta 2 will be publicly available later this week. So what is new: · UI Framework: Beta 2 includes improvements in animation support, error handling and reporting, automation and accessibility support, keyboard input support, and general performance.  This release also provides…

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