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Technical Overview

Not sure Cisco MediaSense is right for you and your organization? The technical overview describes the basics: how to use, where it fits in the architecture, and some requirements.

Cisco MediaSense is an open standards, network-based platform that provides recording, playback, live streaming, and storage of media, including audio and video, with rich metadata to facilitate easy use. Cisco MediaSense provides an efficient, cost-effective foundation for capturing, preserving, and mining conversations..

MediaSense uses Web 2.0 Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to expose its functionality to third-party customers so they can create custom applications.

Note: Cisco MediaSense, Unified Media Recording Platform (Unified MCP) and Open Recording Architecture(ORA) and currently used interchangeably in documents, UIs, and APIs.

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MediaSense Client Tool

It's a command line tool, used for troubleshooting and also a set of sample code.

Documentation Table of Contents

MediaSense Developer Guide 11.5(1).pdf
  • 18 Aug 2016: Developer Guide that describes the MediaSense APIs and how to use them.
MediaSense Developer Guide 11.0(1).pdf
  • 18 Aug 2015: Developer Guide that describes the MediaSense APIs and how to use them.
MediaSense Developer Guide 10.5(1).pdf
  • 10 Jul 2014: MediaSense Developer Guide 10.5(1).pdf
MediaSense Developer Guide 9.0(1).pdf
  • 17 Oct 2012: MediaSense Developer Guide 9.0(1).pdf
MediaSense Developer Guide 8.5(4).pdf
  • 10 Feb 2012:┬áDeveloper Guide that describes the MediaSense...
MediaSense Developer Guide 8.5(1).pdf
  • 4 Feb 2011: MediaSense Developer Guide v8.5(1)

Code All Code

Sample App for MediaSense 9.0f
  • 28 Feb 2013: Sample Search & Play App for MediaSense 9.0


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