Author Archives for Dave Stubenvoll

Wowza Streaming Engine: a New Driving Force in the Future of Video Delivery

February 11, 2014 3:02 am Published by Comments Off on Wowza Streaming Engine: a New Driving Force in the Future of Video Delivery

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.


Future of Social TV: Experimentation

November 7, 2013 12:11 pm Published by Comments Off on Future of Social TV: Experimentation

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...


Future of Social TV: Engaging Fans on the Second Screen

November 6, 2013 5:11 am Published by Comments Off on Future of Social TV: Engaging Fans on the Second Screen

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...


Future of Social TV: Enabling Viewers to Influence Content

November 2, 2013 4:11 am Published by Comments Off on Future of Social TV: Enabling Viewers to Influence Content

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...


The Future of Social TV: Streaming Live TV

November 1, 2013 4:11 am Published by Comments Off on The Future of Social TV: Streaming Live TV

Here is part 2 of the Future of Social TV blog series:

Streaming Live TV

Direct streaming of truly live TV on the Internet and second-screen devices remains the final frontier for producers and broadcasters. The fact that mobile phones now outnumber TV sets around the world by 3-to-1 and PC-based Internet users outnumber TV viewers by 4-to-1 is a clear indication that the industry must tackle this challenge...


Lift-off: Future of Social TV

October 22, 2013 1:10 am Published by Comments Off on Lift-off: Future of Social TV

I’m happy to be the first to say — Welcome to the Wowza Blog.

Let me go ahead and light the engines—

I was recently asked to give my opinion on the future of social TV. Here’s my take...