The Media Center Show No.212 – Play To and Web streaming


This week Simon Many and I chat with Edwin and Gabe, Program Managers in the Windows Experience team at Microsoft talking about “Play To”, DLNA and streaming media over the internet with Windows Media Player. Windows 7 introduces internet content streaming with WMP and you can even stream Recorded TV over the internet

I also have email and a round up the weeks news

In the interview we refer to a list of Play To compatible devices which you can find HERE


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Show Times:

00:23 Coming up this week
01:28 Email: Netflix VMC
01:44 Comments from last weeks show
03:12 Email: DVB-T2
05:21 Windows Media Center to get Freeview HD
06:00 Media Browser Beta Released (updated)
06:20 New Xbox for 2010?
07:10 Archos Windows 7 Tablet PC, great for Media Center on the go
08:00 Video: First look at a Air Mouse GO Plus Mouse for HTPCs
08:50 Video: First Impressions of a HP DV2 Notebook
09:00 First Impressions of a HTC G1, or bye bye Windows Mobile
11:03 Wanted for round table, views on Mobile OS
11:42 Welcome to Gabe, Simon and Edwin
13:37 Feedback on Play To
15:04 Play To devices
21:00 Transcoding and Windows 7 support
28:27 Internet streaming with Windows Media Player
37:00 Sharing content and security issues
41:00 Streaming Media in Windows 7 – network settings
43:10 Streaming Recorded TV
48:12 Multiple user accounts and Windows Live ID
1:00:01 Play To in Windows Media Center?
1:03:00 Multi-room support in Windows Media Player?
1:07:00 Microsoft Blog: Media Streaming with Windows 7

Music by Ian Dixon

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About the author Ian Dixon:
Ian Dixon is a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional), founder of tech site and producer of the weekly The Digital Lifestyle Show podcast. Ian has been writing and talking about Windows for over 10 years and has over 20 years in IT as an IT Manager. Ian thousands of followers on Twitter and Facebook and over 4 million views on his YouTube channel.
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