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HackCU: The Next Social Streaming App is Born

January 10, 2017 by James Jackson

Wowza recently sponsored the HackCU hackathon, Major League Hacking's largest U.S. hackathon. As part of Local Hack Day, teams were given the opportunity to leverage the Wowza suite of media streaming developer tools. Taking place on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, HackCU brought together 200+ developers, key development tools, and enough energy drinks to keep a small town awake for two months.

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The Next Best Thing Since Peanut Butter and Jelly: The MediaDS Streaming Appliance

January 5, 2017 by Evan Paul

My son is allergic to peanuts. I, on the other hand, can’t fathom a world without peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Although he'll likely never eat that perfect sandwich himself, I have hope that he’ll understand the perfection of the PB&J combination. He'll have a great example in the MDS streaming appliance from Wowza and NewTek. It simplifies the workflow for enterprises and educational institutions looking to produce high-quality live video and distribute seamlessly to any device.

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New PHP Library for Accessing the Wowza Streaming Engine REST API

December 28, 2016 by Wowza Developer Relations

When leveraging the Wowza Streaming Engine REST API, figuring out where to start can be a daunting task. With this in mind, we've developed a small PHP library wrapper for the Wowza Streaming Engine REST API. You can download it, install it, and use the example scripts to get off on the right foot in building a solution for your use case.

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The Streaming Show Podcast: Low-Latency Streaming

December 19, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Low latency has become a hot topic within the streaming world, and it's essential to real-time interaction with video content. Listen to our latest podcast episode, where we dive into what low-latency streaming means and why it matters.

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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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Deploying a Wowza Streaming Engine Image with a Docker Container

December 5, 2016 by James Jackson

Wowza now offers the option to quickly deploy Wowza Streaming Engine images using a Docker container, making it easier than ever for developers, dev ops, operations, and IT professionals to quickly and easily deploy the world’s leading streaming software.

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​Join Us for Local Hack Day: December 3 at University of Colorado, Boulder

November 22, 2016 by Wowza Developer Relations

Local Hack Day is December 3! Grab your laptop and head on over to your local participating college campus on December 3. Wowza will be at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and students there will have free access to our GoCoder SDK for creating live mobile streaming apps for iOS and Android, and our Wowza Streaming Cloud live-streaming service to power the streams. We'd love to see you there!

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Introducing Wowza Player: An Embeddable HTML5 Player

November 18, 2016 by Dave Stubenvoll

Join Wowza CEO Dave Stubenvoll as he covers the newly released Wowza Player, highlighting feature capabilities, ecosystem options, and what makes the Wowza Player unique in the marketplace.

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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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