Microsoft Azure Media Services and Adaptive Streaming
Azure Media Services makes it easy to use high-definition video encoding and streaming services to reach your audiences on today’s most popular devices. Azure Media Services also enables you to extract richer metadata though video AI, improve accessibility, distribution, and scalability —all while protecting your content. Learn more about the content protection services on Azure Media Services.
Windows and Xbox natively support adaptive streaming technologies such as Dash, HLS, and Smooth Streaming. This provides the best quality viewing experience based on the client’s connectivity and network performance for both on-demand and live video.
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