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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.

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Wowza GoCoder SDK: “A Whole New World of Possibilities”

March 10, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Join Wowza CEO Dave Stubenvoll as he speaks in detail about the newly released Wowza GoCoder SDK, covering the history behind the SDK's development, interesting use cases, and what makes the Wowza GoCoder SDK a key differentiator in the marketplace.

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Dave Stubenvoll Talks 2016 Live Video Streaming Trends

February 3, 2016 by Dave Stubenvoll

Hear what Dave Stubenvoll, Wowza cofounder & CEO, has to say about 2016 live video streaming trends.

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The Beginning of the End

October 16, 2014 by Dave Stubenvoll

Cable may not be dead, but it certainly looks terminal. HBO announced a standalone streaming service to begin in 2015. HBO GO without a cable subscription.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2014/10/15/hbo-web-subscription/17299177/

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Farewell to JustinTV, Hello Twitch

August 18, 2014 by Dave Stubenvoll

We bid a sad farewell to JustinTV and a huge congratulations to the team for Twitch. 

JustinTV changed content on the web. As Justin Kan decided to broadcast his life 24/7, it changed the nature of video on the web, created an enormous PR explosion and took on tons of technical challenges.

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Announcing Wowza Streaming Engine — Reliable Streaming to Any Device, Anywhere

February 10, 2014 by Charlie Good

Wowza Media Systems has always been intent on creating leading-edge software tools that help you stay ahead of the curve in the ever-changing world of media streaming. With that aim in mind, I am proud to announce the release of Wowza Streaming Engine — version 4 of Wowza Media Server. Wowza Streaming Engine is robust, customizable, and scalable server software that powers reliable streaming of high-quality video and audio to any device, anywhere.

How does Wowza Streaming Engine do it? So glad you asked.

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Future of Social TV: Experimentation

November 7, 2013 by Dave Stubenvoll

Finally, the future of social TV is experimentation.

As we’ve seen over the past year, experimentation will continue to be the defining force of social TV in the near future. Producers and broadcasters will undoubtedly explore new technologies and opportunities in order to leverage this reimagined phenomenon and to engage audiences...

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Future of Social TV: Engaging Fans on the Second Screen

November 6, 2013 by Dave Stubenvoll

Here's part 4 of the Future of Social TV predictions: Engaging Fans on the Second Screen

Even as social engagement has become an increasingly important aspect of audience value, most of these interactions currently take place around or about the show, as opposed to being tied directly to it...

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Future of Social TV: Enabling Viewers to Influence Content

November 2, 2013 by Dave Stubenvoll

In continuation of the blog series Future of Social TV, here is part 3: Enabling Viewers to Influence Content 

Harkening back to the days of the much-loved Choose Your Own Adventure novels, producers and broadcasters are exploring innovative ways to give viewers control over the content they see...

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The Future of Social TV: Streaming Live TV

November 1, 2013 by Dave Stubenvoll

Here is part 2 of the Future of Social TV blog series:

Streaming Live TV

Direct streaming of truly live TV on the Internet and second-screen devices remains the final frontier for producers and broadcasters. The fact that mobile phones now outnumber TV sets around the world by 3-to-1 and PC-based Internet users outnumber TV viewers by 4-to-1 is a clear indication that the industry must tackle this challenge...

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