April 15, 2007 9:01 PM PDT
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Eventually, Microsoft intends to create versions of Silverlight that run on mobile devices.
Although Microsoft has signed on media and advertising companies interested in Silverlight, the technology still does not have broad industry support.
Hosted application provider Salesforce.com has no plans to support Silverlight because it "isn't a factor in the marketplace," said Adam Gross, director of product marketing at Salesforce.
Also at the NAB conference, Microsoft plans to detail enhancements to Windows Longhorn Server, due later this year, geared specifically at serving up video more efficiently, Key said. The company will also discuss an addition to its SharePoint server tailored to the media and entertainment industry.
CNET News.com's Mike Ricciuti contributed to this report.
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