Archives for Sydney Roy (Whalen)

Sydney works for Wowza as a content writer and Marketing Communications Specialist, leveraging roughly a decade of experience in copywriting, technical writing, and content development. When observed in the wild, she can be found gaming, reading, hiking, parenting, overspending at the Renaissance Festival, and leaving coffee cups around the house.

Technology for Good and The Accessibility of Interactive Streaming

May 2, 2023

Picture this: a young woman is playing an acoustic guitar inside a ramshackle bedroom. The early morning forest can be seen through her busted-out window. You can hear her singing as the camera pans across…

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High Density Streaming Made Easy with Wowza Streaming Engine + AMD Alveo U30

April 25, 2023

Demand for high-density video streaming is increasing and some organizations may feel excluded due to the cost and infrastructure requirements needed to scale. But with increased demand comes increased innovation. At NAB 2023, Wowza and…

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Scaling Your Streams With a Content Management System (Update)

April 18, 2023

  Picture this: You own an eclectic gift shop, but one without labels or shelves. You’re too busy making new items to worry about where they land in the topography of your store. Customers who…

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Why Is a CDN Critical for Live Streaming? (Update)

April 3, 2023

  As the video streaming industry continues to expand, so too do demands on the servers that support it. Video content delivery networks (CDNs) have stepped up to better meet streaming demands and help streamers…

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How to Use Video in Your Product Led Growth Strategy

March 22, 2023

  Product led growth (PLG) is a marketing methodology centered on the idea that a good product or service speaks for itself. It’s bolstered by the same spirit that drives infomercials, free trials, and LeVar…

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7 Steps to a Successful Social Media Video Marketing Strategy

February 17, 2023

Social media marketing is like a roller coaster: thrilling, unpredictable, and chock full of highs and lows…or so they say. Granted its whirlwind takeover of the digital marketing sphere might have you feeling dizzy, but…

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What Is Transcoding and Why Is It Critical for Streaming? (Update)

February 9, 2023

  If you’re exploring streaming media, then you probably fall into one of two camps: either you already know something about media transcoding or you’re wondering why you keep hearing about it. In either case, you may…

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Frame Rate: A Beginner’s Guide for Live Streaming (Update)

January 20, 2023

  Whether talking about bitrate, frame rate, or pixels, there’s a myth among streamers that more is better. However, that’s not always the case. The right frame rate for your video depends on your video’s…

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Scalable Video Coding for WebRTC

January 12, 2023

  The Web Real-Time Communications (WebRTC) technology promises ultra-low latency streaming, but with a catch (so to speak). The technology is famously difficult to scale, and the more developers have tried, the harder it’s been for them to hold…

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Broadcasting vs. Streaming: What’s the Difference?

January 6, 2023

Earlier this year, streaming services made history by capturing more viewers in a single month (July) than traditional broadcast television. NPR notes that this is likely due to the on-demand nature of streaming shows, which are not beholden to…

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WebRTC Server: What It Is and Why You Need One

January 4, 2023

The Web Real-Time Communications (WebRTC) protocol has been making waves with its promise of ultra-low latency streaming as the demand for interactive video continues to grow. WebRTC is also popularly known for not requiring a server to stream in real time…

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LiveTube: Streaming News the Moment It Breaks

December 19, 2022

  Broadcasting Publicly Sourced Content With Journalistic Standards  LiveTube’s platform democratizes live news by putting the power of media capture into the hands of millions of smartphone users worldwide. By integrating Wowza Streaming Engine and AI capabilities…

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