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 Streaming With Multilingual Audio and Captions

January 4, 2022

  For high-profile broadcasts like concerts and conventions, event producers are often required to comply with regulations by providing caption and audio selections in more than one language. Live event streaming with multilingual captions and…

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Top Videos of 2021

December 20, 2021

  Looking to polish your streaming skills and brush up on Wowza’s technology? Here’s a roundup of our most-viewed videos in 2021, covering everything from video on demand (VOD) streaming to building out a workflow…

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Top Blog Posts of 2021

December 14, 2021

  2021 began with the sunset of Adobe Flash in the rear-view mirror. This cleared room for alternative technologies to steer the video industry forward. As a result, many of our most popular articles in…

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Simulcasting: What It Is and How It Works

December 7, 2021

  For most broadcasters, the goal is simple: reach as many viewers as possible. Achieving this, however, is a bit more complex. Not only is there more content than ever before, but also more platforms…

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Simulcast to Facebook and YouTube With Wowza Streaming Engine

December 6, 2021

  For broadcasters looking to get their message out through every medium possible, Wowza Streaming Engine supports simultaneous streaming to multiple sources using the Stream Targets functionality. Called simulcasting, this enables broadcasters to stream across…

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RTMP Tutorials: From Server Setup to Low-Latency Streaming

November 30, 2021

  Looking to live stream content packaged with the Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP)? In this collection of RTMP tutorials, we cover everything from setting up an RTMP server to configuring a low-latency workflow for professional…

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5 Common WebRTC Workflows

November 23, 2021

  Web Real-Time Communications, or WebRTC, has been around for a decade. During this time, the open-source project has gone from an emerging technology to a mainstream standard for many streaming applications. The death of Flash and increasing…

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What Protocol Is Right for Your Workflow: Delivery (Update)

November 16, 2021

  Last week’s post looked at picking the right protocol for live streaming ingest. So today, we’re zeroing in on the opposite end of the live streaming workflow: delivery. A different protocol is often used…

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What Protocol Is Right for Your Workflow: Ingest (Update)

November 9, 2021

  Live streaming workflows can vary immensely, but six key steps are often involved: Capturing the stream with a camera or smart device. Compressing the video and audio data using an encoder. Ingesting that content into a streaming…

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WebRTC Use Cases for Professional Streaming

October 28, 2021

  If you’re wondering what Web Real-Time Communication (WebRTC) can be used for, the answer is in its name. Let’s break it down: The web part of WebRTC means that the technology supports web applications by working directly…

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How to Stream Live Events: The Ultimate Guide (Update)

October 11, 2021

  Introduction Concerts, tradeshows, church services, and town halls all went virtual in 2020. As a result, live event production companies were forced to digitally transform at a breakneck pace. The kicker? This all had…

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2021 Video Streaming Latency Report

September 27, 2021

  The need to replicate real-life exchanges with live streaming technology has never been so crucial. Over the past two years, businesses in every industry have leaned on video streaming to better engage their audiences…

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