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Wowza Streaming Engine Now Supports WebRTC Preview

June 14, 2016 by Charlie Good

Wowza Streaming Engine is currently previewing support for WebRTC. Wowza Streaming Engine software can ingest WebRTC content from a web browser and then record, transmux, and transcode it to other streaming protocols, such as Apple HLS, Adobe HDS, RTMP, RTSP, and Smooth Streaming. WebRTC is a free, open project that provides browsers and mobile applications with real-time communications (RTC) capabilities via simple APIs.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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Building a Solid Foundation for Mobile Streaming

April 27, 2016 by Chris Knowlton

Capturing and streaming video from mobile devices is fun and easy thanks to apps like Periscope, WeatherScope, and Wowza GoCoder. But ensuring your live mobile streams look and sound great is only part of the equation. A handful of (admittedly less exciting) considerations—networks, firewalls, privacy, and copyright—make for a solid mobile streaming foundation.

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10 Tips for Live-Streaming a Graduation

April 20, 2016 by Anthony Lazaro

Another year has passed and graduation season is upon us again. While students and faculty prepare for closing ceremonies, media-services departments scramble in preparation for the biggest event of the year. Here are ten tips to help you not only successfully stream your event, but also create an engaging experience for your viewers.

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Top Three Broadcasting Trends from NAB 2016 (Video Blog)

April 20, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

VR, low latency, and ad insertion have bubbled to the top as the hottest trends at the NAB 2016 show. Check out the commentary on those trends from Wowza CTO Charlie Good.

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Don’t Forget About Online Radio (Video Blog)

April 18, 2016 by Dave Stubenvoll

When it comes to streaming, video streaming has stolen the spotlight. It's important to not forget about online radio and audio streaming. Take a look at CEO David Stubenvoll's thoughts on online radio and how it shouldn't be left out of the news.

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In-Room Entertainment for 30,000 Cruise Ship Cabins—UIEvolution and Wowza

April 7, 2016 by Candace Cunningham

For in-room entertainment and digital signage onboard cruise ships, reliability means everything to cruise lines, the crew, and the passenger experience. That’s why UIEvolution and Wowza teamed up to create a full-featured streaming solution that enables cruise lines—including Holland America—to securely and reliably stream content to thousands of shipboard connected screens.

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