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    October 2015

    2 Oct

    General availability: Live Encoding for Azure Media Services

    Live Encoding for Azure Media Services expands on our live cloud platform.

    • Media Services
    • Features

    September 2015

    1 Sep

    Now available: Live Encoding for Azure Media Services

    The same Live Encoding technology used to power digital coverage of large events such as Super Bowl XLIX and the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi is now available.

    • Media Services
    • Features

    July 2015

    24 Jul

    General availability: Premium Encoding for Azure Media Services

    With Premium Encoding for Azure Media Services, customers can deploy this advanced encoder where they can take advantage of automated decision-making logic that can adapt to a variety of inputs.

    • Media Services
    • Features
    1 Jul

    Now available: Media Encoder Premium for Azure Media Services

    Media Encoder Premium for Azure Media Services offers new and advanced encoding capabilities, including support for MXF and DVCPRO formats, in addition to 4K AVC, multi-language audio, closed captioning, deinterlacing and colour conversion.

    • Media Services
    • Features

    May 2015

    29 May

    Media Services supports defining filters for your assets

    Media Services enables you to define filters based on customer's requests.

    • Media Services
    • Features
    27 May

    Hyperlapse for Azure Media Services available

    We’ve released Hyperlapse for Azure Media Services, which integrates Hyperlapse technology with a media processor in the cloud.

    • Media Services
    • Features
    27 May

    Public preview: Live Encoding for Azure Media Services

    This is a public preview of the same Live Encoding technology used to power digital coverage of large events such as Super Bowl XLIX and the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

    • Media Services
    • Features

    March 2015

    5 Mar

    Azure Media Services fully integrated with Azure CDN

    Azure Content Delivery Network integration with Azure Media Services provides point-and-click provisioning of edge services to speed your time to market and give your content global reach.

    • Content Delivery Network
    • Media Services
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    5 Mar

    Public preview: Media Encoder Premium for Azure Media Services

    Media Encoder Premium for Azure Media Services offers new and advanced encoding capabilities, including support for MXF and DVCPRO formats, in addition to 4K AVC, multilanguage audio, closed captioning, deinterlacing, and color conversion.

    • Media Services
    • Pricing & Offerings

    January 2015

    29 Jan

    General Availability: Content Protection for Azure Media Services

    Content Protection for Azure Media Services offers static and dynamic encryption with PlayReady license delivery and an AES 128-bit key delivery service.

    • Media Services
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings
    1 Jan

    Now available: Azure Media Services Live Streaming with content protection and DRM

    The same live streaming and content protection solutions that delivered the 2014 Winter Olympics and 2014 FIFA World Cup to broadcasters around the world are now available.

    • Media Services
    • Features

    December 2014

    11 Dec

    General availability: Live Channels for Azure Media Services

    Live Channels for Azure Media Services is available and fully supported by the Azure SLA.

    • Media Services
    • Features
    • Pricing & Offerings

    November 2014

    12 Nov

    Azure Media Packager and Azure Media Encryptor reach end-of-life

    On November 1, 2015, Azure Media Packager and Azure Media Encryptor reach their end-of-life.

    • Media Services
    • Features

    September 2014

    10 Sep

    Preview: Azure Media Services Live Streaming and Content Protection

    The same live streaming solution that delivered the 2014 Winter Olympics and 2014 FIFA World Cup to broadcasters around the world is now available in preview.

    • Media Services
    • Features

    April 2014

    3 Apr

    General Availability: Autoscale

    The new GA release of Autoscale includes performance- and schedule-based scaling, and you can customize it to scale based on metrics you define.

    • App Service
    • Cloud Services
    • Media Services
    • Virtual Machines
    3 Apr

    Management Libraries for .NET

    New management libraries include an SDK that automates how you provision and manage Azure assets.

    • App Service
    • Cloud Services
    • Media Services
    • Scheduler
    • Storage Accounts
    • Virtual Network
    • Features
    • Management

    January 2014

    17 Jan

    ISO Certification expanded to include more Azure services

    Azure ISO Certification expanded to include SQL Database, Active Directory, Traffic Manager, Web Sites, BizTalk Services, Media Services, Mobile Services, Service Bus, Multi-Factor Authentication, and HDInsight.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • App Service
    • BizTalk Services
    • Cloud Services
    • HDInsight
    • Media Services
    • Mobile Services
    • Service Bus
    • Azure SQL Database
    • Storage Accounts
    • Traffic Manager
    • Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Network
    • Compliance

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