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I want to present myself, my screen, and intermittent canned video to 50 simultaneous users. Can SMS help?

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  • I do corporate training. Sharing my desktop or my webcam is easy but I need to present training videos and be able to stop them when people ask questions. Sharing my desktop while playing a video is not feasible because of performance. Will the media services help with this or, if not out of the box, are there enough features in the API/SDK to accomplish this?

    I know Lync, which we have, can do some of this but I don't think it will do well in streaming some video content from my PC. I essentially want to stream a live "tv" program (Me TV!) of myself, sort of like the nightly news. If nothing else, I would just like to be able to have everyone's streaming video feed "pause" when I want, and then begin again when I want.

    Wednesday, March 12, 2014 9:53 PM

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  • Lync is not going to provide this functionality. Even if you were to Desktop share there would be no audio via the share (played video will be without audio). 

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    • Proposed as answer by PaulB_NZMVP Thursday, April 17, 2014 8:14 AM
    Friday, April 11, 2014 5:31 AM