Live Video Streaming

Broadcast Live Events to Any Device

Wowza Streaming Engine™ media server software lets you capture and stream live events directly from any encoder or IP camera. Share your live stream with your viewers or archive it for later viewing.

Wowza unified media-streaming capabilities deliver outstanding performance, ease of use, and value you can depend on.

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A Typical Workflow for Live Video Streaming

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Input

Wowza Streaming Engine accepts all major protocols and codecs. Plus Works With Wowza partners have preconfigured settings for easy set up.

Wowza Streaming Engine

Wowza Streaming Engine transforms your input stream and delivers it so that it can be viewed on any device anywhere.

Output/Playback

Wowza Streaming Engine supports all playback device formats and common 3rd party players, so your live event may be viewed on any device.

Key Features

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Stream Live to Any Device, Anywhere

Wowza software makes your live event available to your audience on any device and any network in a straightforward and cost-effective way. The built-in Wowza transcoding feature transforms live streams to adaptive streams, dynamically adjusting resolution and bitrate to match each viewer’s bandwidth—thus providing the best possible streaming experience for everyone.

Wowza Streaming Use Feature

Use Any H.264 Encoder—or None at All

Wowza Streaming Engine works with a broad range of camera/encoder combinations, so you can choose what’s right for you. Simply point your RTMP, RTSP/RTP, MPEG-TS, or ICY stream to Wowza Streaming Engine and let us do the rest. Or you can stream from an IP camera directly to Wowza Streaming Engine—no encoder needed.

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Customize Your Streaming Architecture

Wowza Streaming Engine integrates with other systems and third-party solutions. Leverage the software’s APIs and components to build solutions that support your evolving streaming needs.

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Pause, Rewind, and Seek Through Live Streams

The built-in nDVR feature in Wowza Streaming Engine lets you deliver a time-shifted viewing experience that enables viewers to pause, rewind, or resume live streams on whichever device they choose.

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5 Steps for Live Streaming Success

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Customer Testimonials

“We use more than 100 Wowza servers on our own CDN across Latin America to deliver live events like music shows and sports to multiple screens. We’re very happy with Wowza Streaming Engine performance and stability.”
Terra

Luiz Antonio Cassetari Vieira Filho
Senior Support Analyst, Terra

“Wowza provided us with the most advanced tools for streaming, a flexible and extensible architecture, excellent technical support, and impressive reliability.”
SpaceX

Branden Spikes
CIO, SpaceX