Archives for Wowza Media Systems

RTSP to WebRTC: Real-Time Surveillance with IP Cameras (Update)

February 13, 2024

Demand for real-time surveillance continues to grow, with the global video surveillance market projected to reach $83.3 billion in 2028, an almost 10% increase from 2023. Part of this is due to more and more…

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

December 5, 2023

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

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The Top 13 HTML5 Video Players Around

August 28, 2023

When you watch a video as a viewer, the part of the workflow you interact with is the HTML5 video player. You might have no idea what goes on behind the scenes, from encoding and…

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CDN Use Cases and Practical Insights for Streaming (Update)

June 23, 2023

In the digital age where content is king, video streaming has become a vital part of our day-to-day lives. From entertainment to education, millions worldwide consume video content on a regular basis. As both demand…

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WebRTC Encryption and Security: Everything You Need to Know (Update)

March 8, 2023

  Web Real-Time Communications (WebRTC) is the fastest streaming technology available, but that speed comes with complications. Naturally, people question how a streaming method that transports media at ultra-low latency could adequately protect either the media or the…

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HLS Latency Sucks, But Here’s How to Fix It (Update)

January 25, 2023

  Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) protocol is the preferred format for video delivery today, although it’s not without its shortcomings, namely latency. Still, streamers flock to it for its reliability and compatibility with a myriad…

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7 Best IP Cameras for Live Video Streaming (Update)

November 22, 2022

  IP camera is short for Internet Protocol camera, describing a category of digital devices designed for no-fuss live video streaming. These user-friendly and versatile devices are a good option when high production quality isn’t a…

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CBR vs. VBR: Difference Between Constant Bitrate and Variable Bitrate (Update)

October 31, 2022

  One of the most common encoding parameters available for live and on-demand streaming is bitrate control, which dictates how the encoder allocates the encoded audio and video data within the file. There are a variety of methods available…

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What Is Low Latency and Who Needs It? (Update)

September 9, 2022

  Here’s a dirty secret: When it comes to streaming, it’s rare that “live” actually means live. Say you’re at home watching a live streamed concert, and you see an overly excited audience member jump onstage. Chances…

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Top Six Live Video Streaming Trends to Watch

February 1, 2022

  Curious what’s in store for 2022? Hear from Barry Owen, Wowza’s vice president of solutions engineering, as he predicts the live streaming trends that will reign supreme in the year ahead. Barry sits down with…

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Mini Guide: Low-Latency HLS Solution

September 23, 2020

  Since its release by Apple to combat scaling issues in 2009, HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) has become one of the most popular and widely supported streaming protocols today. Throughout the last decade we have…

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5 Benefits of IP Camera Streaming

February 25, 2020

So you want to live stream to the web? And you want to make it affordable, feature-rich, reliable, secure, and simple to setup and operate? 

The answer: IP cameras. 

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