• Live Stream DVR

    Published on 02-18-2015 05:30 PM     Number of Views: 9396 

    Wowza nDVR technology in Wowza™ media server software provides the ability to record a live stream with while simultaneously allowing users to play, pause, resume, and rewind the recorded stream. You can configure settings and properties to control the archive strategy and availability of the recorded streams.

    The following HTTP-based streaming protocols support DVR playback of nDVR-recorded streams:

    • Adobe HTTP Dynamic Streaming (Adobe HDS/San Jose)

    • Apple HTTP Live Streaming (Apple HLS/Cupertino)

    • Microsoft Smooth Streaming (Smooth)

    Setup for client DVR playback of the recorded streams is similar to playback of live streams from a Wowza media server.

    Requirements

    Wowza nDVR works with the following Wowza media server software versions:

    • Wowza Streaming Engine™

    • Wowza Media Server™ (version 3 and later)

    Wowza nDVR requires that the audio and video in the inbound live stream to be aligned. Live streams with short keyframe intervals and aligned audio and video work best.

    Licensing Wowza nDVR

    Pro Edition licenses for Wowza Streaming Engine software provide for unlimited connections to the media server software instance and enable use of the Wowza nDVR technology that's integrated with each licensed instance.

    Note: If you purchased a license for Wowza media server software before January 1, 2015, contact sales@wowza.com to learn more about how to license Wowza nDVR.

    Additional resources

    For a detailed introduction to Wowza nDVR, download the Wowza nDVR User's Guide.

    To get started, see the following articles:


    Published on 02-18-2015 06:15 PM     Number of Views: 24189 
    1. Categories:
    2. Wowza nDVR

    This article is a quick tutorial to help you get started using Wowza nDVR. ...
    Published on 11-15-2012 12:23 PM     Number of Views: 35573 
    1. Categories:
    2. Live Stream Repeater,
    3. Wowza nDVR

    This article provides the basic steps for setting up a live stream repeater for Wowza nDVR. Live stream repeater is a method for delivering a single live stream across a multiple server deployment to many viewers. The setup uses an origin/edge configuration where the source stream is published to an origin server, chunks are recorded on the origin server, and the stream is then made available for playback on multiple edge servers. Wowza nDVR repeats the playlist information from origin to edge. It then serves audio and video chunks via HTTP request from the edge. ...
    Published on 05-08-2015 04:00 PM     Number of Views: 26956 
    1. Categories:
    2. Live,
    3. Wowza nDVR

    This article describes advanced Wowza nDVR configuration. Basic configuration, including enabling recording, is described in How to set up and run Wowza nDVR for live streaming. We recommend that you start with the basic configuration and test playback of your recorded streams before using the additional parameters that are described in this article. For more information about Wowza nDVR, see the User's Guide and the online Support articles. ...
    Published on 03-04-2015 07:00 AM     Number of Views: 30694 
    1. Categories:
    2. Wowza nDVR

    This article demonstrates how to use a recording API for Wowza nDVR using an HTTP Provider. ...
    Published on 06-17-2014 06:00 AM     Number of Views: 29345 
    1. Categories:
    2. Wowza nDVR

    This article demonstrates how to use a Wowza nDVR API to control playlist requests. ...
    Published on 01-18-2012 05:38 PM     Number of Views: 9794 
    1. Categories:
    2. Wowza nDVR

    This article demonstrates how to use the Wowza nDVR API to investigate DVR recordings by querying the duration in dvrTime, packetTime, and UTC time using an HTTP Provider. ...
    Published on 02-16-2012 03:39 PM     Number of Views: 17420 
    1. Categories:
    2. Live Stream Repeater,
    3. Wowza nDVR

    This article describes how to use the MediaCache read-through caching mechanism to cache DVR chunks on edge servers in a multi-server configuration. ...
    Published on 06-29-2012 05:04 PM     Number of Views: 13511 
    1. Categories:
    2. Wowza nDVR

    Wowza nDVR enables you to record a live stream with a Wowza media server while simultaneously allowing users to play or ...
    Published on 02-02-2016 03:30 PM     Number of Views: 1718 
    1. Categories:
    2. Wowza nDVR

    This article provides an example to show you how to use the Wowza Streaming Engine Java API to convert nDVR stores into MP4 files for playback as on-demand files. The examples show how to identify available nDVR stores for conversion, how to set a starting point and duration for clip extraction, and how to query running conversions. ...