• How to connect the Hauppauge StreamEez-Pro to Wowza Streaming Cloud

    The Hauppauge StreamEez-Pro HD video encoder can publish H.264-encoded live streams up to 1080p to the Wowza Streaming Cloud™ service. When you choose Hauppauge as your video source, Wowza Streaming Cloud generates a connection settings file that you can use to easily connect the StreamEez-Pro to Wowza Streaming Cloud.

    Note: StreamEez Dashboard version 1.3.32125.0 (or later) for Windows is required. Download the latest StreamEez application and driver.

    Contents


    Create a live stream that uses Hauppauge as the video source
    Connect the Hauppauge StreamEez-Pro to Wowza Streaming Cloud
    Test the connection
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    Create a live stream that uses Hauppauge as the video source


    If you haven't already done so, create a live stream in Wowza Streaming Cloud that uses the Hauppauge StreamEez-Pro encoder as the video source.

    1. Sign in to Wowza Streaming Cloud.

    2. Click the Live Streams menu, and then click Add Live Stream.



    3. On the Live Stream Setup page, enter a Live Stream Name, choose a Broadcast Location, and then click Next.

    4. On the Video Source and Transcoder Settings page, select Hauppauge as the encoder you want to use to connect to Wowza Streaming Cloud.



    5. Specify other video source settings, click Next, and complete the steps to finish creating the live stream.

    Note: For more information about live stream settings, see Add a live stream.
    Wowza Streaming Cloud creates the live stream and displays the Overview tab of the live stream detail page.

    Connect the Hauppauge StreamEez-Pro to Wowza Streaming Cloud


    After you've added a live stream in Wowza Streaming Cloud, configure the StreamEez-Pro to connect to it by using the XML connection settings file that Wowza Streaming Cloud generated for the live stream.

    1. In the Live Streams panel on the left side of the Live Streams page of the Wowza Streaming Cloud web manager, select the live stream that uses Hauppauge as its video source.

    2. Click the Video Source and Transcoder tab of the live stream detail page.

    3. Under Download Configuration File, click Download.



    4. Copy the downloaded file, Hauppauge.xml, to the computer that has the StreamEez Dashboard installed.

    5. On the Basic tab of the StreamEez Dashboard, click Streaming Service and choose Wowza Streaming Engine. Then, click Browse to locate and open the Hauppauge.xml configuration file.

    6. Click Refresh to import the Configuration Data from Wowza Streaming Cloud.

    7. In the StreamEez Dashboard, configure any other required settings for your broadcast.

    Test the connection


    1. In the Wowza Streaming Cloud web manager, select the live stream that uses the Hauppauge StreamEez-Pro as its video source.

    2. Click Start Stream at the top of the live stream detail page.

    3. Click Start to confirm that you want to start the stream.

      Wowza Streaming Cloud opens the stream and connects with the StreamEez-Pro encoder.

    4. In the StreamEez-Pro Dashboard, start your video source.

    5. In the Wowza Streaming Cloud web manager, confirm that the stream is working by looking at the Video Snapshot in the Overview tab of the live stream detail page.

      The video snapshot displays a frame from the live stream every 5 seconds. The started date and time appear under the snapshot. Source stream, transcoder, and delivery metrics begin to update.



    6. Click Stop Stream at the top of the live stream detail page to end your test stream, and then stop the stream in the StreamEez-Pro encoder.

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    Originally Published: 08-24-2015.

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