Wowza stream sources simplifies setup when using the Wowza Streaming Cloud™ service by automating transcoder start and stop, as well as detecting... View Article
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An update on the top considerations for streaming content providers when delivering to iOS-based devices.
The new version of Wowza Streaming Engine™ 4.4.0 build 17695 was released on February 2, 2016. The latest version features Stream Targets Enhancements, CORS for HTTP Connections, WebM Stream Encryption for MPEG-DASH, Works with Wowza Integration for The Telos Alliance Audio Encoders, and more.
We're back from a great show at IBC 2015 and have been hard at work on the next version of Wowza Streaming Engine. We can't wait to get it into your hands.
One of the most important aspects of software today is in the ability to extend and customize. If you were not aware, Wowza Streaming Engine is built using Java technology and includes access to a Java-based API and can be used to extend and customize the core server features by integrating closely with various external systems including databases, storage, web servers, and more.
You probably know by now that with the release of Wowza Streaming Engine version 4 comes the introduction to an intuitive user interface called Wowza Streaming Engine Manager which is built on top of a RESTful API. Representational State Transfer (REST)
We have some really exciting news to share about Wowza Streaming Engine software on AWS Marketplace. First off, version 4.2 is now available for both Wowza Streaming Engine 4 standard and bring-your-own-license (BYOL) offerings. New features in the
So, you want to deploy your streaming workflow in a cloud environment? Here are some of the compelling reasons to do so:
- Having the ability to scale on a dime
- Staying up-to-date with the latest technology
- Reducing costs by not investing in a physical infrastructure
It’s time for another release of Wowza Streaming Engine software! This version is packed full of innovative new features. Our philosophy is to write solid code and release often. Sometimes our releases are small, with just a few enhancements or fixes, and other times they include industry-changing breakthroughs—or at least we hope so. The Wowza Streaming Engine engineering team has been hard at work since our last release and we are very excited to share with you what is available in version 4.2.
Do you have an idea for a custom mobile app that utilizes the Wowza Streaming Engine REST API? Now is the time to submit it! The Wowza Ninja App Challenge kicks off today!
Here at Wowza we are constantly watching evolving technologies and looking at ways to innovate in the ever complex streaming video workflow. To help with bandwidth-constraints where the content will be consumed, you can use High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), or H.265, which is one of several evolving video compression technology standards.
We are excited to announce enhancements to the SecureToken offering in Wowza Streaming Engine. In addition to the current support for Flash-based (RTMP) content, SecureToken now supports all playback formats, dramatically increasing the opportunities to leverage this security method.
In order to continue our commitment to future-proofing Wowza software, so your video streaming thrives in any environment, we have enhanced the Dynamic Load Balancing AddOn to support more protocols to your edge servers and geographic load balancing.
The Dynamic Load Balancing AddOn provides a method for distributing connection loads between multiple Wowza Streaming Engine™ edge servers.
By supporting more protocols to your edge servers, the AddOn now provides greater flexibility and the ability to test and balance your servers to deliver the highest quality streaming experience that your viewers have come to expect.