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At IBC 2016, Wowza to Unveil New Products that Complete End-to-End Streaming Workflows

August 31, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

From stream encoding to delivery, APIs, and media-player options, Wowza will highlight new features and products next week at IBC in Amsterdam. If you'll be at the show, make sure to swing by the Wowza booth, 5.C42, for all the streaming action.

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The Future of Video with Facebook Live and Wowza

June 28, 2016 by Ryan Jespersen

Facebook Live streaming is here! With our latest updates to Wowza Streaming Cloud and Wowza Streaming Engine, you can now publish to Facebook Live directly and speedily from within our user interfaces. 

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Wowza Streaming Engine 4.5 Release

June 28, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Wowza Streaming Engine version 4.5 is now available! From scaling to infrastructure integration, there are many great features in Wowza Streaming Engine 4.5: Facebook Live streaming, Panasonic IP camera integration, and more. Read on to see why you should care (and yes, you should definitely care).

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Wowza Streaming Cloud Product Feature Update

June 15, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Facebook Live and more on demand and at your fingertips. Technology has changed the world but the world has also changed technology. Interactions are increasingly user driven and users have more choices than ever. Whether it is for business or personal use, user interactions are global, mobile and around the clock—and Wowza is always there. Read up on how the latest Wowza Streaming Cloud feature updates enhance your ability to deliver scalable global performance and quickly take advantage of new advancements in streaming.

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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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Channel Partner Program Expands in Australia and New Zealand Through Partnership with Corsair

June 7, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Corsair Solutions, the newest Wowza channel partner, imports and distributes professional and commercial audio/visual equipment in Australia and New Zealand. We had the chance to sit down with Brad Morton, co-director at Corsair Solutions, to learn why he chose Wowza Media Systems as a channel partner and why streaming is so important to his customer base.

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Wowza Streaming Engine PTZ Integration for Axis and Sony IP Cameras

June 1, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Wowza Streaming Engine™ software simplifies live-streaming workflows via built-in integration with our Works With Wowza™ partners’ encoders and cameras. Wowza Streaming Engine version 4.2 and later include the capability to control the pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) functionality of certain Sony and Axis IP (network) cameras using a controller in the user interface. 

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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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Announcing New Tech Alliance CDN Partner, Fastly

May 11, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Fastly, the only real-time content delivery network, is the newest Wowza Tech Alliance partner. Although this marks the start of the official partner relationship, we have worked together for quite some time. In fact, last fall Wowza and Fastly both participated in a content distribution panel at the Media Solutions day hosted by Google Cloud Platform. Many organizations are already using the Wowza and Fastly solutions together, so it made sense for us to formally partner to give our joint customers a much tighter integration.

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Event Recap: NAB 2016

April 28, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

The Wowza booth was abuzz with energy and excitement last week at NAB in Las Vegas. The show saw its largest ever attendance, with 103,000+ registered attendees and 1,700+ exhibitors. Join us in recapping trending show topics, covering everything from VR/360° streaming to our new Facebook Live integration and Wowza GoCoder SDK.  

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