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NAB 2015 Recap

April 29, 2015 by Wowza Media Systems

NAB 2015 was a great success for the Wowza team! We met with a lot of people that are enthusiastic about streaming and are excited to start or continue using Wowza technology to accomplish these projects.

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Wowza Streaming Cloud Is Here!

April 13, 2015 by Dave Stubenvoll

Charlie and I got into the streaming business because people needed a media server that was reliable, extensible, and built and supported by people who cared. We started with a server software product, and it quickly grew into the first platform-agnostic server able to deliver video to any device. And now I'm thrilled to announce our latest endeavor: Wowza Streaming Cloud, an end-to-end streaming service built upon our powerful software.

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Wowza Partner Program Expands to new Cameras and Encoders

April 9, 2015 by Chris Cross

It’s amazing to me that we launched the Works With Wowza Partner Program at NAB last year, and now have 12 partners in the program and are announcing four new partners to the program at NAB this year, as well as new integrations with Wowza Streaming Cloud.

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Southeastern University uses Wowza to Stream for Education

April 7, 2015 by Wowza Media Systems

Let’s face it, streaming in any industry needs to be reliable and as close to flawless as possible. This is no different for universities, especially because capturing students’ attention and helping them to retain the information is crucial. Ian Fritzsche, Director of Media Services at Southeastern University, knows this all too well.

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5 Things to Look Forward to at NAB 2015

April 2, 2015 by Wowza Media Systems

Spring has sprung; this can only mean one thing, NAB is right around the corner! Every year the NAB show brings new product announcements, industry advancements such as 4K, chances for face to face meetings with some of the hottest tech companies, and as many cushy stress reliever balls as you could ever desire.

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We Have Seen the Future… and it is Text!

March 31, 2015 by Mike Talvensaari

Smooth and reliable video streaming is a difficult thing to accomplish. A streaming solution has to take into consideration bandwidth issues, legacy devices, and format compatibility to be successful in streaming to the widest possible audience.

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Transcoding for Live Video Streaming: Understanding the Benefits

March 31, 2015 by Ryan Jespersen

Streaming live video is a high-stakes endeavor—delivering the smooth experience that viewers around the world expect while containing your costs can be daunting. You’ve probably heard that transcoding is an important part of streaming live video successfully, but do you know why? Let’s look at what transcoding is and how it can make or break your live-streaming plan.

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What Is Transcoding and Why Is It Critical for Streaming?

March 20, 2015 by Chris Knowlton

You, like most folks thinking about streaming media, probably fall into one of two camps—you either already know something about transcoding, or you're wondering why you keep hearing about it. If you aren't sure you need it, bear with me for a few paragraphs. I'll explain what it is (and isn't) and why it might be critical for your success with future streaming, especially if you want to deliver adaptive streams to any device.

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Live Stream College Sports with Wowza Streaming Cloud

March 18, 2015 by Carlos Perez

Amen—it’s March! In my view this is by far the most exciting month for college-sports fans. I know some of you may be longing for spring (or if you live in Colorado, longing for more snow), but I am fired up for conference and national tournaments in basketball and hockey. The NCAA® men's basketball tournament was a trailblazer: one of the first big-name sports events to be streamed live back in 2003. Of course, thanks to new technology and the ubiquity of smartphones and other devices, streaming live events has come a long way and is now seeing explosive growth across all sports.  

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Live Stream from IP Cameras with Wowza

March 11, 2015 by Ryan Jespersen

So you want to live stream to the web? And you want to make it affordable, feature-rich, reliable, secure, and simple to setup and operate? 

The answer: IP cameras. 

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