May 3, 2016 by
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” on your own website, that sense of immediacy that engages your audience right away? Read on.
April 28, 2016 by
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.
April 27, 2016 by
Capturing and streaming video from mobile devices is fun and easy thanks to apps like Periscope, WeatherScope, and Wowza GoCoder. But ensuring your live mobile streams look and sound great is only part of the equation. A handful of (admittedly less exciting) considerations—networks, firewalls, privacy, and copyright—make for a solid mobile streaming foundation.
April 20, 2016 by
Another year has passed and graduation season is upon us again. While students and faculty prepare for closing ceremonies, media-services departments scramble in preparation for the biggest event of the year. Here are ten tips to help you not only successfully stream your event, but also create an engaging experience for your viewers.
April 20, 2016 by
VR, low latency, and ad insertion have bubbled to the top as the hottest trends at the NAB 2016 show. Check out the commentary on those trends from Wowza CTO Charlie Good.
April 18, 2016 by
Virtual reality, peer-accelerated streaming, Facebook Live, VP9, and more. Whether you're at NAB this week, or there in spirit, Wowza is making a splash.
April 7, 2016 by
For in-room entertainment and digital signage onboard cruise ships, reliability means everything to cruise lines, the crew, and the passenger experience. That’s why UIEvolution and Wowza teamed up to create a full-featured streaming solution that enables cruise lines—including Holland America—to securely and reliably stream content to thousands of shipboard connected screens.
April 5, 2016 by
While every streaming architecture has unique elements, we find that media server deployment decisions often come back to a few common considerations: audience size, audience location, resources, ease of deployment, and network constraints. This post articulates four common deployment scenarios for streaming server software such as Wowza Streaming Engine. If you aren’t yet sure whether you need a streaming solution based on DIY software or a managed cloud service, you may want to download our deployment decision guide, which outlines how to find the streaming media infrastructure that fits you best. If you already know you need a self-managed software-based solution, this post is for you, and we hope these four scenarios help you understand how to build a professional-grade streaming architecture.