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Granicus Boosts Civic Engagement With Live Streaming

May 9, 2017 by Holly Regan

Granicus relies on Wowza Streaming Engine to connect citizens with government through high-performance live streaming.

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The Force is Strong with This One

May 4, 2017 by Wowza Media Systems

Wowza rebels have claimed yet another victory, forging an alliance with the Akamai System to fight the Supreme Leader's Darthfront weapon. Now, powered by kyber crystals for easy use, Wowza unveils its CDN with new pricing, smoother streaming, and fewer cache misses to deal a major blow to the Empire.

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Delivering Low-Latency Streaming for All: Wowza Co-Founds SRT Alliance

May 3, 2017 by Evan Paul

Haivision and Wowza announce the SRT Alliance and the open-source availability of the SRT™ Protocol—delivering low-latency, high-quality streaming video to everyone.

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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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Building With Modules Part 2: How People Use Them

April 26, 2017 by Anthony Lazaro

Whether you’re a first-time module builder or you’ve been at it for years, we’ve compiled some useful information on how others in the industry are doing it. This is Part 2 in a two-part series on extending Wowza Streaming Engine using server-side Java modules.

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Latency and Quality Impact UX of Live-Streaming News

April 19, 2017 by Holly Regan

As more consumers cut the cord to broadcast television, they are turning to live-streaming news apps. In this market, low latency is important—but perceived quality impacts the UX, too.

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Cloud Migration Fueled by Choice

April 4, 2017 by Evan Paul

Gartner reports that cloud spending will reach the trillion-dollar mark by 2020—so I’ll assume you’re aware of the “cloud shift” happening in the market. But why is there so much migration to the cloud? What does it really offer? My hypothesis is that it has something to do with consumer choice: You get what you want, how you want it, for a fair price. And that’s at the core of Wowza’s cloud deployment strategy.

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The Latency Equation for Amazing UGC User Experiences

March 21, 2017 by Chris Michaels

Most live UGC videos capture random moments of everyday life—that may not be inherently fascinating to the average viewer. What makes this content compelling is the ability to interact with streamers in real time, where latency must be at an absolute minimum.

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Building with Modules Part 1: What They Are and Why They Matter

March 14, 2017 by Robert Reinhardt

Learn how to build modules and why they are a key component for complete control over your video assets and streaming requirements when using Wowza Streaming Engine. This is Part 1 in a two-part series on extending Wowza Streaming Engine with server-side modules.

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Latency Matters in Online Gaming

March 7, 2017 by Chris Michaels

Since interactivity and real-time video is a cornerstone of the user experience for game streaming platforms, low latency is especially important in this market. To see how successfully this is being achieved, we tested the latency of seven well-known game streaming services with publicly available platforms. Here are the results.

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