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Wowza’s Significant Other & Couple of Cool Announcements

November 18, 2013 by Carlos Perez

A big Hello! to the streaming media ecosystem out there. For those of you I haven’t yet met, I’m Carlos and I’m heading up business development here at Wowza Media Systems. 

At Wowza, our partner relationships and compatibility with organizations across the streaming media workflow are incredibly important, vital in fact....

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Future of Social TV: Experimentation

November 7, 2013 by Dave Stubenvoll

Finally, the future of social TV is experimentation.

As we’ve seen over the past year, experimentation will continue to be the defining force of social TV in the near future. Producers and broadcasters will undoubtedly explore new technologies and opportunities in order to leverage this reimagined phenomenon and to engage audiences...

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Future of Social TV: Engaging Fans on the Second Screen

November 6, 2013 by Dave Stubenvoll

Here's part 4 of the Future of Social TV predictions: Engaging Fans on the Second Screen

Even as social engagement has become an increasingly important aspect of audience value, most of these interactions currently take place around or about the show, as opposed to being tied directly to it...

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Future of Social TV: Enabling Viewers to Influence Content

November 2, 2013 by Dave Stubenvoll

In continuation of the blog series Future of Social TV, here is part 3: Enabling Viewers to Influence Content 

Harkening back to the days of the much-loved Choose Your Own Adventure novels, producers and broadcasters are exploring innovative ways to give viewers control over the content they see...

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The Future of Social TV: Streaming Live TV

November 1, 2013 by Dave Stubenvoll

Here is part 2 of the Future of Social TV blog series:

Streaming Live TV

Direct streaming of truly live TV on the Internet and second-screen devices remains the final frontier for producers and broadcasters. The fact that mobile phones now outnumber TV sets around the world by 3-to-1 and PC-based Internet users outnumber TV viewers by 4-to-1 is a clear indication that the industry must tackle this challenge...

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Happy Halloween

October 31, 2013 by Wowza Media Systems

Happy Halloween from Wowza Media Systems

Wowza Pumpkin

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Webinar: Streaming using Wowza and Amazon Web Services

October 29, 2013 by Wowza Media Systems

I was recently asked to participate in a webinar with the Amazon CloudFront team on how to stream live video using Wowza Media Server and Amazon Web Services. This webinar gives an overview of a live streaming architecture and common challenges, how to use Wowza and AWS for live streaming, and a demo showing how you can quickly start delivering live streams globally.

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Lift-off: Future of Social TV

October 22, 2013 by Dave Stubenvoll

I’m happy to be the first to say — Welcome to the Wowza Blog.

Let me go ahead and light the engines—

I was recently asked to give my opinion on the future of social TV. Here’s my take...

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