All Things Streaming Icon

All Things Streaming

Streaming industry news, how-to’s, and more

In One Night, Learn Everything You Need to Build a Live-Streaming App Like Periscope

June 2, 2016 by Lisa Wong

Want to enable connecting with people through live video streaming? Come to the first Bay Area Wowza developer meetup at GSVlabs in Redwood City and learn from the video-streaming experts. Learn how to develop an app like Periscope with the new Wowza GoCoder SDK and apply it to a streaming deployment set up for millions of users worldwide. Register today!

Read more »

Test-Driving WeatherScope, a Live Social Media Weather App Built with the Wowza GoCoder SDK

June 2, 2016 by Candace Cunningham

We've been having a lot of fun with the WeatherScope app, the first app built with the Wowza GoCoder SDK to hit the app stores. Check out some screenshots, watch our five-minute video interview with WeatherScope's chief media officer Khash Naraghi, and read a short Q&A with WeatherScope CEO Lawrence Karnow. Then bring your own app idea to life—enter the GoCoder SDK App Challenge for a shot at some great prizes.

Read more »

Wowza Streaming Engine PTZ Integration for Axis and Sony IP Cameras

June 1, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Wowza Streaming Engine™ software simplifies live-streaming workflows via built-in integration with our Works With Wowza™ partners’ encoders and cameras. Wowza Streaming Engine version 4.2 and later include the capability to control the pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) functionality of certain Sony and Axis IP (network) cameras using a controller in the user interface. 

Read more »

Broadcast Trend Predictions from the IABM State of the Industry Conference

May 26, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Each year The IABM State of the Industry Conference at NAB gives insight into the rapidly changing media-consumption landscape. This year the IABM director of technology and strategic insight, John Ive, chaired a panel—including Wowza CEO and cofounder Dave Stubenvoll—to discuss the state of the industry and future broadcast trends. Listen as Dave and others discuss digital delivery, today's market challenges, and the future of global business in this handy podcast.

Read more »

HTML5-Based, Flash-Free Multicast Streaming for Enterprises

May 24, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Ramp, a leading provider of next-generation video management and delivery solutions, recently announced an end-to-end platform that enables Flash-free content distribution on corporate networks, via HTML5. This solution, powered by Wowza technology, enables a more efficient distribution of streaming video in the enterprise. I recently caught up with Stephen Blankenship, Ramp VP of product and operations, to discuss why this solution is so important to the enterprise market and how it impacts the streaming industry. Check out the interview.

Read more »

Finding the Creative Spark: App Ideas Using the Wowza GoCoder SDK

May 16, 2016 by Candace Cunningham

Now that the Wowza GoCoder SDK App Challenge is underway, it's time to start thinking about all the fun, innovative, and inspiring mobile apps you can create. Looking for ideas to spark your creativity? Here are a few we've been chatting about around the office. They build on the ability to capture gameplay from a game itself, to capture telemetry data, and to record and stream MP4 files.

Read more »

Announcing New Tech Alliance CDN Partner, Fastly

May 11, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Fastly, the only real-time content delivery network, is the newest Wowza Tech Alliance partner. Although this marks the start of the official partner relationship, we have worked together for quite some time. In fact, last fall Wowza and Fastly both participated in a content distribution panel at the Media Solutions day hosted by Google Cloud Platform. Many organizations are already using the Wowza and Fastly solutions together, so it made sense for us to formally partner to give our joint customers a much tighter integration.

Read more »

Wowza GoCoder SDK App Challenge

May 9, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Do you have an idea for a custom live streaming mobile app that utilizes the Wowza GoCoder SDK? Now is the time to build it! The Wowza GoCoder SDK App Challenge is underway and accepting appliants! Through October  2016, submit your iOS or Android mobile app that utilizes the Wowza GoCoder SDK to do something innovative. Think out of the box! The apps will be judged by  a group of Wowza employees and other streaming industry on their relevance to commercial/consumer scenarios, user experience, originality, and quality.

Read more »

Live Mobile Streaming: Six Tips for Success

May 3, 2016 by Chris Knowlton

If you use Twitter or Facebook, you’ve probably seen live video streams showing up lately in your feed. These social media platforms were already engaging, but live mobile broadcasting takes it to the next level, commanding users' attention for longer spans of time. Would you like to have that same “power of now” on your own website, that sense of immediacy that engages your audience right away? Read on.

Read more »

Event Recap: NAB 2016

April 28, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

The Wowza booth was abuzz with energy and excitement last week at NAB in Las Vegas. The show saw its largest ever attendance, with 103,000+ registered attendees and 1,700+ exhibitors. Join us in recapping trending show topics, covering everything from VR/360° streaming to our new Facebook Live integration and Wowza GoCoder SDK.  

Read more »