Video is becoming more and more relevant format to convey information these days. Microsoft released today a new beta video portal that is a single repository of videos that Microsoft creates for various purposes (marketing, education, training and more). You can search and embedd videos in your blog like this one:

You can expect to see much more video content spread in Microsoft portal to help our customers.

The portal is using the MSN Video hosting service in the back-end and obviously uses Silverlight for the video presentation.