The new Silverlight APIs for interacting with video and audio sources are important milestones because they give the developer the ability to create great rich Internet applications with media capabilities, opening tons of new development scenarios and possibilities. This article has offered an overview of the new APIs from a Visual Basic perspective, but the MSDN documentation is the most appropriate complement.
Alessandro Del Sole is a Microsoft Visual Basic MVP and Team Member in the Italian Visual Basic Tips & Tricks community. He writes many Italian- and English-language community articles and books about .NET development. Alessandro is the author of the book Visual Basic 2010 Unleashed, and he also enjoys writing freeware and open-source developer tools. You can visit Alessandro's Italian language blog or his English language blog.