Originally published by Amit Rajput, Senior Program Manager, on Monday, May 22, 2017
Ever wondered how Microsoft Stream was built and provides security for video sharing across your organization? Well now’s your chance to find out! This year at Microsoft Build 2017, I gave a presentation on an overview of how Microsoft Stream was build using Azure services. Check out the presentation from Build on Channel 9 or below.
Building Microsoft Stream on Azure
Microsoft Stream utilizes the power of Azure in order to to provide a secure video sharing service within your company. Using the power of Azure Media Services, Microsoft Stream scale and distribute video securely across a wide variety of browsers and devices. By dynamically adapting the the user’s available bandwidth, Microsoft Stream is able to provide a dynamic streaming experience with limited buffering. Microsoft Stream also utilizes Azure Active Directory, encrypted storage and content protection services from Azure Media Services to ensure videos are securely distributed and viewable by only users who have access.
Additionally, we are looking at the future of Media Intelligence with Media Analytics features from Azure Media Services that will bring intelligence to video within your organization. These features will support enhanced accessibility for a broader range of learning abilities, as well as increase productivity by drastically reducing the time it takes to find the moments within videos that matter the most to the viewer. Stay tuned for more details on these future capabilities!
Microsoft Stream enables collaborations with other Office 365 products, including Microsoft Teams and Yammer, to provide a rich experience with video playback directly inside of those applications. We achieved this by providing a securely embedded experience, which allows users to embed videos across different applications and sites, along with a simple unauthenticated OEmbed endpoint to dynamically provide the embed codes based on a video or channel URL from Microsoft Stream. You can learn more by checking out the following: