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Azure Media Services

via LinkedIn Learning


Build more complex, media-driven applications with Azure Media Services. Explore the Microsoft cloud-based solutions for media encoding, streaming, and intelligent analytics.

Build more complex and demanding media-driven applications using the power of Microsoft Azure and Azure Media Services. This course explains what Azure Media Services has to offer developers of media-rich websites and apps. Instructor Sahil Malik reviews the encoding and streaming solutions, as well as Azure Media Analytics, which offers video indexing, thumbnail generation, face detection, and other AI-based capabilities for generating deep insights into your media and your data.


  • Build media-based solutions with Azure Media Services
  • What you should know
1. Encoding
  • What is Azure Media Services?
  • Encoding basics and features
  • Provision Azure Media Services
  • A tour of Azure Media Services
  • Upload a media asset
  • Stream a video file
  • Manage streaming endpoints and CDNs
2. Streaming
  • Set up an encoding job
  • Viewing the progress of jobs
  • Demonstrate a multirate streaming endpoint
  • Demonstrate how assets get stored in blob storage
3. Azure Media Analytics
  • Overview of Media Analytics and setup of Media Indexer
  • Viewing results of the Azure Media Indexer
  • Face detection in Media Analytics
  • Generating video thumbnails
  • Conclusion

Taught by

Sahil Malik

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