Archives for Jacob Yoss

Jacob is Wowza’s resident content writer, creating blog posts, case studies, and more that educate Wowza’s audience. Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Jacob currently travels the world as a digital nomad and is also passionate about social justice, art, and fantasy literature.

How to Monetize Your YouTube Channel

November 29, 2022

YouTube is one of the most well-known and influential video platforms around. It dominated the video landscape before outlets for short-form content like Facebook, TikTok, and Instagram reels came around. It’s still the world’s go-to…

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The Role of Video in the Metaverse

November 23, 2022

We’ve been dreaming of the metaverse collectively for quite some time. The Matrix. Ready Player One. Free Guy. Tron. The newer Jumanji movies. We’d be remiss not to mention the novel Snow Crash. Each of…

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Video SDK vs. API: What’s the Difference?  

November 18, 2022

What’s the difference between an SDK and an API? It’s understandable if you get these two terms confused because they often appear together. If you’re building a video platform, an even better question is the…

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Real-Time Streaming + VOD: How to Get the Best of Both Worlds

November 10, 2022

One of the greatest advantages of real-time streaming is its potential for interactivity. Sub-second latency is as close to true real time as technology allows, which is so fast that our brains can barely recognize…

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Live Ocean Monitoring: Scaling During a Storm 

November 4, 2022

Rapidly Migrating to a Cloud-Based Platform in an Environmental Emergency  One of Wowza’s customers is the go-to source of live beach weather conditions for a loyal audience along the East Coast. When Hurricane Ian struck…

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Add Live Streaming to Your Business Strategy

November 1, 2022

What do you picture when you imagine live streaming? It might be an influencer unboxing a package on Instagram, someone playing video games on Twitch, or your niece or nephew’s graduation ceremony you can’t attend…

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Choosing the Right Video Platform [Decision Tree]

October 5, 2022

Are you ready to begin your video journey, but don’t know which platform suits you best? How do you decide based on their features, prices, and intended uses? Follow this decision tree to reach the…

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WebRTC vs. RTMP: Which Protocol Is Best for Your Video Deployment?

October 3, 2022

  There are numerous streaming protocols out there that can help get your video assets from your source to your audience and all the stops in between. However, some are better suited to particular tasks…

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September 6, 2022

Adobe Flash once dominated the streaming landscape, but that’s no longer the case. When it comes to the best protocols for delivering video and audio data to end users, the discussion has turned to two…

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RTP Streaming Explained

August 29, 2022

The Real-Time Transport Protocol (often referred to as RTP streaming) no longer dominates the video world when it comes to entertainment and VOD, but it’s still a prominent transport protocol that facilitates swift and easy…

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Buyer’s Guide to Video Streaming Platforms

August 25, 2022

  Are you shopping for the best streaming platform to use when building video into your business? There are a lot of options out there, and it’s not always clear what to look for. That’s…

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Live Video Streaming Platforms With the Best APIs

August 2, 2022

If you’re ready to implement streaming into your business, you need a video solution that makes it possible. Sure, you can piece together commercial or open-source components to build an application on your own infrastructure…

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