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​Join Us for Local Hack Day: December 3 at University of Colorado, Boulder

November 22, 2016 by Wowza Developer Relations

Local Hack Day is December 3! Grab your laptop and head on over to your local participating college campus on December 3. Wowza will be at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and students there will have free access to our GoCoder SDK for creating live mobile streaming apps for iOS and Android, and our Wowza Streaming Cloud live-streaming service to power the streams. We'd love to see you there!

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Introducing Wowza Player: An Embeddable HTML5 Player

November 18, 2016 by Dave Stubenvoll

Join Wowza CEO Dave Stubenvoll as he covers the newly released Wowza Player, highlighting feature capabilities, ecosystem options, and what makes the Wowza Player unique in the marketplace.

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Join the Slack #livestreaming Community

November 7, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Over the last few months Wowza has introduced our #livestreaming community on Slack to the world. With over 600 members and counting, the #livestreaming community was designed to be a real-time hub for all things live streaming, where streaming professionals, developers, and change-makers come together to share expertise, resources, and feedback.

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The Streaming Show Podcast: Talking Shop About APIs

November 3, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

APIs are an essential part of software development, and can play a huge role in streaming video projects. Listen to our latest podcast episode, with Wowza streaming engineer Orde Hiller where we tackle the topic.

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Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards Honor Wowza—Nine Years in a Row

November 2, 2016 by Candace Cunningham

For the ninth consecutive year, readers of Streaming Media have recognized Wowza streaming technology as the industry's gold standard. Wowza Streaming Engine™ software was awarded the 2016 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award for media server technology. In addition, Wowza Streaming Cloud™ was recognized as a runner-up for the leading live-streaming platform. 

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GoCoder SDK App Challenge: Announcing the Winners!

November 1, 2016 by Wowza Developer Relations

We're excited to share the winners of the GoCoder SDK live mobile streaming app contest! Live streaming is becoming a part of everyday activities like shopping for clothes, watching the news, playing games, and connecting with other people, and that's inspiring tons of new apps based on live streaming. Without further ado, here are our winners.

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Building a Mobile App for Live Sports | Wowza Case Study

October 27, 2016 by Candace Cunningham

Sports Logic provides the leading youth sports league-management tool, supporting more than a million users. Sports Logic’s SL Team App includes a new feature, SL Live, built on the Wowza GoCoder™ SDK for live streaming from mobile devices—giving coaches, administrators, athletes, and parents even more ways to manage teams, track player statistics, and capture every play.

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Wowza GoCoder SDK App Challenge: Our Finalists

October 26, 2016 by Lisa Wong

I’m really excited to share the four finalists for the live mobile streaming app contest. We had a lot of activity, with interest from more than 200 developers around the world. It was fun to see Wowza developers' ideas turn into iOS and Android apps. We'll be announcing the winner on November 1 at 9:30 A.M. Pacific from Streaming Media West in Huntington Beach, CA using Facebook Live.

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Streaming Video Workflows for User-Generated Content

October 25, 2016 by Chris Knowlton

Teachers, students, and employees increasingly need to create live and on-demand video content for internal audiences. Use cases can include capturing live presentations, producing video for a flipped classroom, sharing a video recording for online evaluation by teachers and classmates, or creating a training video to help colleagues be more productive at a given task. How can you embrace user-generated content with any-screen playback for your campus or workplace? Let’s dig in, looking first at the basic workflow, then focusing on five common scenarios and ways to address each.

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Facebook Declared Winner in Presidential Debate Streams

October 21, 2016 by Chris Michaels

The final U.S. presidential debate is over, and we can declare a hand-down winner: Facebook. No, the platform didn’t throw itself into the ring as a candidate for office. But it did clearly display that it's able to deliver what the people want, when they want it—streaming that’s faster than cable or satellite broadcasts.

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