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Build React Native Apps: Demo by MEDL Mobile

July 19, 2017 by Holly Regan

In this video, MEDL Mobile demos building a custom app with React Native and Wowza GoCoder.

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Webinar: What Is Low Latency Streaming?

July 12, 2017 by Holly Regan

In this presentation from Streaming Media East 2017, Jamie Sherry, senior product manager at Wowza, and Mike Talvensaari, vice president of product and UX, explain everything you need to know about low-latency streaming.

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Report: Low Latency Streaming Media Impacts UX

July 5, 2017 by Holly Regan

How can streaming media platforms win customers? By providing a superior user experience through low-latency stream delivery.

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4 Tips for Sizing Streaming Server Hardware

June 8, 2017 by James Jackson

How do you determine how much horsepower you actually need when selecting a media server? Follow these tips to choose hardware that meets your streaming demands. 

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Don’t Touch That Dial: Comparing Streaming Radio Latency

June 6, 2017 by Holly Regan

Did you think, "What dial?" You're not alone. Streaming radio is on the rise—but how does it perform in terms of latency?

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Which Latency Scenario Fits Your Use Case? Find Out in Our Guide

May 1, 2017 by Holly Regan

How do you balance low latency, high resolution and all-conditions playback when delivering live-streaming video? Read our guide to find the latency scenario that fits your use case.

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

February 12, 2017 by Chris Michaels

Since Android started to support HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) in its Honeycomb release, HLS has taken over the world for streaming video. But while HLS surges in popularity, we continue to hear complaints from customers about tuning and reducing latency. The basic message we hear, “HLS latency sucks.”

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Streaming Video Workflows for User-Generated Content

October 25, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Teachers, students, and employees increasingly need to create live and on-demand video content for internal audiences. Use cases can include capturing live presentations, producing video for a flipped classroom, sharing a video recording for online evaluation by teachers and classmates, or creating a training video to help colleagues be more productive at a given task. How can you embrace user-generated content with any-screen playback for your campus or workplace? Let’s dig in, looking first at the basic workflow, then focusing on five common scenarios and ways to address each.

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Avoiding Obsolescence with Platform-Agnostic Streaming

September 8, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Imagine: You groggily shuffle to your all-in-one coffee grinder/brewer/carafe, only to find that the grinder isn't working properly. It turns out the motor is shot and you can't get replacement parts, so now you have an obsolete component in your coffee-making workflow. You're stuck, and have to replace the whole system or buy a new grinder to keep next to your hobbled all-in-one machine. This same dilemma can affect any technology—even media streaming. Focusing on flexible and future-proof solutions will help you avoid the pain. 

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Set Up, Manage, and Monitor Your Live Streams with Wowza Streaming Engine Manager

August 4, 2016 by Anthony Lazaro

From configuring to tuning, deploying server software can be a headache. That’s why we built Wowza Streaming Engine Manager, a browser-based user interface for Wowza Streaming Engine software that gives you full control. Within the Wowza Streaming Engine Manager, you can set up, manage, and monitor your server and streaming applications from any device, anywhere. Watch our video walkthrough and read more.

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