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Wowza Streaming Cloud REST API, geo-blocking, closed captions support and more

February 11, 2016 by Mike Talvensaari

We’re very excited to announce that the Wowza Streaming Cloud service launched several powerful new features, including the REST API public preview, geoblocking, closed captioning, RTSP playback troubleshooting, and support for Akamai HLS stream targets.

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Wowza Streaming Engine version 4.4 has been released!

February 10, 2016 by Jamie Sherry

The new version of Wowza Streaming Engine™ 4.4.0 build 17695 was released on February 2, 2016. The latest version features Stream Targets Enhancements, CORS for HTTP Connections, WebM Stream Encryption for MPEG-DASH, Works with Wowza Integration for The Telos Alliance Audio Encoders, and more.

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Introducing a Sleeker and More Intuitive

December 17, 2015 by Mike Talvensaari

For a good part of 2015, we've been working behind the scenes on a new and improved version of The revamped website features a fresh look, updated user-friendly navigation, and a completely new approach to presenting our Wowza products and streaming solutions.

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Wowza GoCoder adds 4K streaming, Apple Watch, and Android Wear support

December 15, 2015 by Vijay Parvatikar

The just-released version 2.0 of the Wowza GoCoder™ mobile capture and encoding app adds several powerful new features—including support for 4K streaming, Apple Watch and Android Wear, and compatibility with iOS 8.1 or later and Android 4.4 (API 19) or later. You'll get more efficient encoding, more reliable streaming, and better device battery life than ever before. 

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The Backbone of Periscope: Wowza Streaming Engine

November 17, 2015 by Wowza Media Systems

At #TwitterFlight, Twitter’s annual developer conference in San Francisco, Wowza Streaming Engine software was unveiled as the power behind Periscope’s video streaming service. 

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More powerful new features in Wowza Streaming Cloud

October 6, 2015 by Mike Talvensaari

We’re very excited to announce that the Wowza Streaming Cloud service launched several powerful new features today, including improved viewer statistics, integration with LiveU and XSplit encoders, 24x7 billing and passthrough streaming workflows, and more.

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IBC 2015: #WowzaNinja style

September 3, 2015 by Chris Knowlton

The Wowza team eagerly anticipates the IBC show every year. What’s not to love about it? There's state-of-the-art technology, an international audience, and, of course, the incredible city of Amsterdam. Since there are always so many exciting things happening on the show floor and at after-hours events, we thought it would be helpful to share what we're most looking forward to this year, and where to best catch up with the #WowzaNinja team at the show!

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Mobile Live Streaming Deployment Made Easier With Wowza GoCoder Private Label Offering

September 2, 2015 by Wowza Media Systems

Mobile live streaming is on the rise and many organizations want to offer their own branded mobile applications for live streaming. To make this as easy as possible, we’re very excited to announce the Wowza GoCoder Private Label product. Wowza GoCoder Private Label allows you to deploy a version of the popular Wowza GoCoder mobile streaming application with your own branding and configuration settings. 

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GET, PUT, POST, DELETE: The Wowza Streaming Engine REST API is finally here (almost)!

September 1, 2015 by Jamie Sherry

One of the most important aspects of software today is in the ability to extend and customize. If you were not aware, Wowza Streaming Engine is built using Java technology and includes access to a Java-based API and can be used to extend and customize the core server features by integrating closely with various external systems including databases, storage, web servers, and more. 

You probably know by now that with the release of Wowza Streaming Engine version 4 comes the introduction to an intuitive user interface called Wowza Streaming Engine Manager which is built on top of a RESTful API. Representational State Transfer (REST) is a method in software for accessing Web services using the HTTP protocol. 

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Announcing the Premier Channel Partner Program

August 26, 2015 by Matthew Rossi

At Wowza, we recognized early on that one of the best ways to serve our diverse customer base is to have a network of commercial partners operating worldwide. We have worked hard to build a robust team of global partners to represent and evangelize Wowza technology. We have, and will continue to invest heavily in those that have invested in us. And it is in this spirit that I am excited to announce our new program at Wowza: the Premier Channel Partner Program!

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