Archives for Rose Power

Rose Power is the developer community manager for Wowza Media Systems. Passionate about building relationships with the dev community, Rose strives to deliver quality resources for a positive user experience built on trust. When not working, she can be found playing the ukulele around a fire or hiking the mountains of Colorado with her pup.

How to Use Webhooks for Your Live Stream

October 20, 2022

  Webhooks are a powerful tool used in video streaming that can save you a significant amount of time and resources. If you’re not currently using webhooks and wondering if you should be, webhooks alert…

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Upgrade Your Wowza Video API Authentication to Use JSON Web Tokens

September 29, 2022

  The Wowza Video REST API offers complete programmatic control over live streams, transcoders, stream sources, and stream targets. Anything you can do in the Wowza Video user interface (UI) is also achievable through the…

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Top 7 Benefits of Migrating to a Cloud Streaming Platform (Update)

July 14, 2022

  More and more video producers are choosing to migrate their streaming solution from on-premises servers to cloud-based platforms. Why? A cloud-based infrastructure is less expensive, more secure and increases efficiency. One of the most…

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5 Workflows in Wowza Video That You Should Be Using

June 22, 2022

  The Wowza Video integrated platform offers a variety of features to simplify your streaming architecture, enabling you to stream high-quality video to audiences of any size, on any device, anywhere. Because Wowza Video is built…

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Using Health Metrics to Troubleshoot Streaming Issues

October 19, 2021

  Monitoring the health of a live stream can be critical in preventing a poor viewer experience. Analyzing your stream health metrics allows you to accurately predict what will happen so you can quickly correct…

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Live, But Not Live: How to Publish a Pre-Recorded Video as a Live Stream (Update)

May 13, 2021

  Wowza Streaming Engine gives broadcasters the ability to publish an MP4 file as a live stream. That’s right: You can publish a pre-recorded video that appears as though it’s live in social media feeds,…

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Video Playback: Simple Solutions for Stream Buffering

April 1, 2021

  We all know how irritating it is when the movie you’re streaming keeps pausing, and you swear if you see that spinning wheel on the screen just one more time, you’ll give up and…

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Ingest Scaling: How To Scale Your Streams in the First Mile

December 3, 2020

  A scaling strategy is an essential part of any streaming solution so that you can quickly accommodate any fluctuations in stream demand. A sudden change in capacity can result from either an increase in…

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WebRTC for New Users: Terminology and How It Works

June 1, 2020

  WebRTC stands for Web Real-Time Communication. It’s a low-latency technology that uses JavaScript APIs to access your computer’s camera and microphone, thereby enabling media to be sent back and forth directly between two peers.…

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Remote Learning During the Coronavirus Outbreak: Stream From Zoom to Thousands

March 16, 2020

  To construct a remote learning classroom in a very short time, Wowza Media Systems offers a simple solution that requires zero developer or video experience. Using the Zoom Meeting platform and a Wowza Streaming…

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SSL/TLS Certificates: How Do They Work?

March 3, 2020

  Did you know that each time you visit an HTTPS URL (, there is a critical security check taking place at lightning speed before that website evens opens up? This is known as an…

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Loop a Pre-Roll Until a Live Stream Starts

January 13, 2020

  After weeks of preparation, it’s finally time to live stream your event. You have triple-checked all of the cameras, successfully staged a rehearsal, and feel confident that everything is in place and ready to…

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