With Wowza Streaming Engine 4.8.20, here’s what changed:
- Scaling for CPU and GPUs is now available to configure in Wowza
Streaming Engine Manager.
- Access to MPEG-TS SCTE-35 tags for DASH streaming now
- Assorted bug fixes
Scaling option - Wowza Streaming Engine transcoder manager
With Wowza Streaming Engine 4.8.20, you can set the scaling preset to Default
or CUDA implementation. The Default implementation enables the built-in
software video scaler that uses the CPU resources, whereas the CUDA
implementation enables the NVIDIA-CUDA GPU video scaling.
Access MPEG-TS SCTE-35 tags for DASH streaming
With Wowza Streaming Engine 4.8.20, you can use the Wowza Streaming Engine
Java API to access MPEG-TS SCTE-35 tags for DASH streaming for a live stream.
Full list of fixes:
- Added scaling option to Wowza Streaming Engine Transcoder Manager.
- Updated Wowza Streaming Cloud to Wowza Video in Stream Target
- Removed references to Adobe HDS and MS Smooth Streaming.
- Fixed a slow memory leak in cupertino packetizer with WebRTC to HLS.
- Fixed an issue with transcoder not starting the encode job on certain
- Fixed a bug with RTMP publishing using a bitrate above 25mbps.
- Fixed an issue with transcoder freezing on certain sources when using
- Safari’s native HLS Player.
- Implemented a feature where all playback types are unchecked by
- default during the new application setup process.
- Implemented a feature to add support for SCTE-35 Tags in MPEG-DASH
- live streams.
- Implemented a feature to use Beamr’s video processing library as the
- default software scaler.
Download Wowza Streaming Engine 4.8.20 today.
For step-by-step instructions on how to install or update Wowza Streaming
Engine, see the following articles:
- Install – Install and configure Wowza Streaming Engine
- Update – Update your Wowza Streaming Engine installation