Archives for Traci Ruether

Traci Ruether is a Colorado-based B2B tech writer with a background in streaming and network infrastructure. Aside from writing, Traci enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending quality time with her kith and kin.

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Live Commerce: How Streaming Is Transforming Shopping (Update)

October 7, 2022

  Live commerce, a term used to describe the combination of streaming video and e-commerce, promises to revolutionize the retail industry and consumer shopping habits. Here’s a rundown of how live streaming e-commerce is taking…

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What Is HLS (HTTP Live Streaming)? [Update]

September 28, 2022

  Adobe Flash finally died in 2020, which is why Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) protocol has become the preferred way to deliver streaming video to users. What is HLS and how does it work?…

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How to Create an Internet Radio Station (Update)

September 20, 2022

  While families no longer gather in the living room to listen to radio drama broadcasts, audio-only content still fills the airwaves. And the move from terrestrial radio to online radio allows broadcasters to stream audio…

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Live Stream From Your Browser to the World With WebRTC (Update)

September 15, 2022

  If you need to stream to small-scale audiences with the lowest latency possible, this Wowza Video tutorial makes it easy. Our simple Web Real-Time Communications (WebRTC) workflow detailed in the video above is suitable…

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Cloud vs. On-Premises Streaming Deployment (Update)

April 28, 2022

Looking to get into video streaming, but unsure whether to deploy your technology on premises or in the cloud? Look no further than our Cloud vs. On-Premises Streaming Deployment decision tree.     Cloud vs.…

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MPEG-DASH: Dynamic Adaptive Streaming Over HTTP Explained (Update)

April 18, 2022

  The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted more screen time than ever before. And whether you’ve been binging content on Netflix or YouTube, the MPEG-DASH protocol has likely played a role. So what is MPEG-DASH, and how does it work?…

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History of Video Technology [Infographic]

April 6, 2022

  Did you know that video is simply a series of pictures shown in rapid succession? That’s right. Every movie ever created — from this year’s Oscar winners to the last recording on your smartphone…

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Injecting Closed Captions Using Wowza Streaming Engine

April 1, 2022

  There are a number of reasons to use live closed captioning in your video streams. Beyond increasing inclusion, captions can improve comprehension for viewers — especially those with limited proficiency in the language. Plus,…

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VOD: What It Is and How It Relates to OTT (Update)

March 28, 2022

Person on laptop with library of VOD movies available through a streaming service like Netflix.

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The Future of Video Technology

March 22, 2022

  Download our report, The Future of Video Technology, or explore our interactive table of contents below.   Download the Report   Introduction Here’s an exercise: Try to count the number of ways video finds…

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3 Ways Video Is Revolutionizing Business in 2022

February 7, 2022

  Organizations across every sector are unlocking business value with video. The healthcare industry’s rapid adoption of telehealth and connected wellness was powered by streaming technologies, while social media giants like Facebook are reimagining their…

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Top 5 Java Modules for Wowza Streaming Engine (Update)

January 7, 2022

  Looking to extend the capacity of your media server? Below we detail the top five modules for Wowza Streaming Engine based on customer usage.   ModuleAVMix Module Mixing live audio and video from separate sources is…

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