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Using WebRTC as a Replacement for RTMP

December 13, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

The Wowza WebRTC preview functionality has already seen a huge adoption rate among our customers looking to reduce their reliance on Flash. Watch this two-minute video to learn how Wowza technology solves the challenges of transitioning to WebRTC.

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Live Mobile Streaming: Nine Tips for Success

December 7, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

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” for your brand? Read on.

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Join the Slack #livestreaming Community

November 7, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Over the last few months Wowza has introduced our #livestreaming community on Slack to the world. With over 1000 members and counting, the #livestreaming community was designed to be a real-time hub for all things live streaming, where streaming professionals, developers, and change-makers come together to share expertise, resources, and feedback.

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The Streaming Show Podcast: Talking Shop About APIs

November 3, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

APIs are an essential part of software development, and can play a huge role in streaming video projects. Listen to our latest podcast episode, with Wowza streaming engineer Orde Hiller where we tackle the topic.

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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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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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