Innovation has been a constant at Wowza since we founded the company in 2007. It’s in this spirit that... View Article
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Updated February 24, 2021 It’s rare that an event is experienced on such a global scale as the... View Article
Adding live video to products and services is a complex task. Making it work across platforms, at scale, with... View Article
When it comes to streaming, video streaming has stolen the spotlight. It's important to not forget about online radio and audio streaming. Take a look at CEO David Stubenvoll's thoughts on online radio and how it shouldn't be left out of the news.
It’s awesome to be recognized by our peers! The Boulder and Denver Software Clubs recently named Wowza the 2015 People’s Choice winner in the Pitchers category (made up of companies with more than 50 employees on LinkedIn), plus awarded us with second place in the Judge’s Choice contest. These awards are especially meaningful because we're in business to help others succeed; we're overjoyed at the voters' message that we're on the right track.
Charlie and I got into the streaming business because people needed a media server that was reliable, extensible, and built and supported by people who cared. We started with a server software product, and it quickly grew into the first platform-agnostic server able to deliver video to any device. And now I'm thrilled to announce our latest endeavor: Wowza Streaming Cloud, an end-to-end streaming service built upon our powerful software.
Cable may not be dead, but it certainly looks terminal. HBO announced a standalone streaming service to begin in 2015. HBO GO without a cable subscription.
We bid a sad farewell to JustinTV and a huge congratulations to the team for Twitch.
JustinTV changed content on the web. As Justin Kan decided to broadcast his life 24/7, it changed the nature of video on the web, created an enormous PR explosion and took on tons of technical challenges.
Over the past seven years, Wowza Media Server has set the industry standard for live and VOD streaming technology. And, while it has technically been just that—server software—it has evolved into much more, quite literally becoming the engine that powers high-quality content delivery to any audience on any device for customers in more than 150 countries around the world. Welcome to the new era in streaming technology. Welcome to Wowza Streaming Engine.
Finally, the future of social TV is experimentation.
As we’ve seen over the past year, experimentation will continue to be the defining force of social TV in the near future. Producers and broadcasters will undoubtedly explore new technologies and opportunities in order to leverage this reimagined phenomenon and to engage audiences...
Here's part 4 of the Future of Social TV predictions: Engaging Fans on the Second Screen
Even as social engagement has become an increasingly important aspect of audience value, most of these interactions currently take place around or about the show, as opposed to being tied directly to it...
In continuation of the blog series Future of Social TV, here is part 3: Enabling Viewers to Influence Content
Harkening back to the days of the much-loved Choose Your Own Adventure novels, producers and broadcasters are exploring innovative ways to give viewers control over the content they see...