Connect to a LiveU encoder

Learn how to use a LiveU encoder as the video source for a Wowza Video™ live stream. LiveU offers a variety of H.264 video encoders for broadcasters and other professionals who need to stream from the field. Its LiveU Solo device connects to the Wowza Video™ service. Just choose LiveU as your video source, and Wowza Video generates a connection code that you can use to send streams from a LiveU Solo encoder to Wowza Video.

To learn about other live stream settings you might see in the user interface, see Live Stream Setup page in Wowza Video.

Note: Watch a video about how to connect Wowza Video with LiveU on the Wowza Media Systems YouTube page.

LiveU encoders

After you've added a live stream in Wowza Video, configure the LiveU Solo to connect to Wowza Video.

  1. In Wowza Video, select the live stream that uses the LiveU as its video source.
  2. On the Overview tab of the live stream detail page, make note of the six-digit Connection Code.
Note: Connection codes can be used once and expire after 24 hours. If you need a new code, click Regenerate Connection Code.
  1. In the LiveU Solo portal, select the solo unit you want to use and click Edit Solo Unit.
  2. For Output Type, select Wowza, and then click Next.
  3. In the Wowza Endpoint dialog box, click Add new Token.
  4. Enter the six-digit Connection Code from Wowza Video.
  5. Configure any other settings for your stream in the LiveU portal or encoder.