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Facebook Declared Winner in Presidential Debate Streams

October 21, 2016 by Chris Michaels

The final U.S. presidential debate is over, and we can declare a hand-down winner: Facebook. No, the platform didn’t throw itself into the ring as a candidate for office. But it did clearly display that it's able to deliver what the people want, when they want it—streaming that’s faster than cable or satellite broadcasts.

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The Streaming Show Podcast: Live Mobile Broadcasting

October 18, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Did you know that everyone with a mobile device can be a content creator with mobile live-streaming? Listen to this episode, where we talk with Chris Michaels, Wowza director of public relations, about live mobile broadcasting basics, its effect on the world, and how it relates to you.

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Zero to 360-Degree Streaming in Minutes: A Demo

October 13, 2016 by James Jackson

Virtual reality and  360-degree streaming continue to garner a lot of attention. Being able provide viewers a vantage point from inside the action offers great potential for user engagement. To see how easy 360-degree streaming can be, follow these easy steps to set up you own 360-degree live stream.

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The Streaming Show Podcast: Let’s Talk Encoders!

September 29, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Listen to this lively episode of The Streaming Show podcast, where we talk about encoders every which way with Wowza Quality Assurance Director Adam McDonald.

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The Great Streaming Debate of 2016

September 26, 2016 by Chris Michaels

We examine the potential for streaming success or a technical gaffe with the 2016 presidential debate live streaming. 

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Introducing The Streaming Show Podcast: Listen to Our First Episode

September 20, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

The Streaming Show is a podcast for anyone interested in the world of video streaming. We take commonly discussed terms, topics, and trends, and boil them down to easily understandable, and often humorous, conversations. In our inaugural episode, we're covering CDNs: how they work, why their locations are important, and more.

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Twitter in a Rebuilding Year: Streaming Content Is Now the QB

September 15, 2016 by Chris Michaels

Football season is underway and we're just a few short hours from finding out if Twitter’s recent licensing deals to stream the NFL on Thursday nights will pay off. Twitter reportedly invested $10 million to get the streaming rights and make the game visible to its 800 million users—not to mention other deals with the NHL, Cheddar, MLB, MLS, Wimbledon, and several collegiate athletic conferences. Some have viewed the shift by Twitter as a signal that it’s flailing—grabbing at straws to find whatever advertising revenue it can to stay afloat, similar to what happened to Myspace many years ago. But I’m not so certain.

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Live-Streaming the Olympics: What Was Missing in Rio?

August 24, 2016 by Candace Cunningham

Flat—that's the word that comes to mind when I reflect on my Summer Olympics viewing experience, and I've heard the same from friends and colleagues. But why? What was so different this time around? Or maybe a better question is, What wasn't different enough?

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Guest Post: The Future of Closed Captioning in Live Streams

August 11, 2016 by CaptionMax

When people think of real-time captions, their first thought is usually large-scale live broadcast television events like the Academy Awards or the Super Bowl. Learn how this notion could soon change as the United States Department of Justice begins to enforce website accessibility requirements.

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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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