February 12, 2017 by
Since Android started to support HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) in its Honeycomb release, HLS has taken over the world for streaming video. But while HLS surges in popularity, we continue to hear complaints from customers about tuning and reducing latency. The basic message we hear, “HLS latency sucks.”
February 6, 2017 by
Wowza is sponsoring the 2017 DeveloperWeek Hackathon on February 11-12 in San Francisco, as par of the DeveloperWeek Conference and Festival. The hackathon gives developers of varying experiences with the opportunity to use our suite of dev tools and work alongside our streaming experts. Join us at the hackathon using the code DW17-OPEN when you register. You can also schedule a meeting with one of our developers or architects throughout the week here.
January 30, 2017 by
In this episode we chat with Chris Knowlton, Wowza VP and streaming industry evangelist, covering the growing interest in 360˚ virtual and augmented reality viewing experiences. In the ever-evolving landscape of live-streaming, these innovative technologies continue be the fastest growing trends, powering a range of live events and experiences, from sports to concerts and more.
January 23, 2017 by
Learn how live streaming will be the ultimate game changer in 2017. Join Chris Knowlton, Wowza Vice President and streaming industry evangelist, as he predicts the live streaming trends for this year. He'll dive into how artificial intelligence, mobile 5G networks and virtual reality will all come to the forefront of video, including the movement towards 4K content expansion and low latency delivery.
January 17, 2017 by
CES 2017 is in the bag and this was clear: when innovation is lacking, VR is king and “experiences” are the queen. From a technology standpoint, there wasn’t a lot that blew us away. Sure there were crisp short-throw projectors, laptops with fold-out screens, an electric car faster than a Tesla, and even a smart scooter. Yes, a smart scooter. However, the vast majority of products were just marginal enhancements that we’ve already seen.
January 10, 2017 by
Wowza recently sponsored the HackCU hackathon, Major League Hacking's largest U.S. hackathon. As part of Local Hack Day, teams were given the opportunity to leverage the Wowza suite of media streaming developer tools. Taking place on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, HackCU brought together 200+ developers, key development tools, and enough energy drinks to keep a small town awake for two months.
January 5, 2017 by
My son is allergic to peanuts. I, on the other hand, can’t fathom a world without peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Although he'll likely never eat that perfect sandwich himself, I have hope that he’ll understand the perfection of the PB&J combination. He'll have a great example in the MDS streaming appliance from Wowza and NewTek. It simplifies the workflow for enterprises and educational institutions looking to produce high-quality live video and distribute seamlessly to any device.
December 28, 2016 by
When leveraging the Wowza Streaming Engine REST API, figuring out where to start can be a daunting task. With this in mind, we've developed a small PHP library wrapper for the Wowza Streaming Engine REST API. You can download it, install it, and use the example scripts to get off on the right foot in building a solution for your use case.
December 19, 2016 by
Low latency has become a hot topic within the streaming world, and it's essential to real-time interaction with video content. Listen to our latest podcast episode, where we dive into what low-latency streaming means and why it matters.
December 13, 2016 by
The Wowza WebRTC preview functionality has already seen a huge adoption rate among our customers looking to reduce their reliance on Flash. Watch this two-minute video to learn how Wowza technology solves the challenges of transitioning to WebRTC.