Kaltura adds support for Microsoft's Silverlight

Open-source online video platform Kaltura today said it had added Microsoft's Silverlight support in addition to its native Adobe Flash support, recent launch of its HTML5 video solution and the HTML5video.org website.

"Kaltura's video platform will offer all major video technologies, including Silverlight, Adobe Flash, and HTML5.  The addition of Silverlight enables rich new functionalities and provides greater flexibility to our users," said Ron Yekutiel, Kaltura Chairman and CEO. "Silverlight is a great enhancement to our developer community as it enables developers who are fluent in the Microsoft developer platform to participate and build new applications that provide unique value to Silverlight publishers."

Microsoft is set to launch a new version of the player, Silverlight 4, next week. Microsoft is hoping the new version will help it attract more enterprise customers.

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