Silverlight : Java Glossary
Microsoft’s new streaming video format. The advantages are:
- It unifies video, animation, vector graphics and simple interactivity.
- It scales from cellphones all the way up HDTV (High Definition Television)
DVD (Digital Video Disc) resolution.
- The player is only a 2 MB download.
- Though it is a proprietary format, it is intended to work on other browsers
besides IE (Internet Explorer), including
the Mac’s Safari.
- Microsoft will host 4GB worth of video for free if you let them advertise, or
for a nominal fee if you don’t.
- The standard windows Update does not keep it up-to-date.
- It does not yet work on Opera or Safari (PC (Personal Computer)