IP Camera Streaming

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Embed IP camera streams into websites and mobile apps to broadcast video without needing a separate encoder.

How IP Camera Streaming Works

IP Camera Workflow with Wowza
Pull RTSP Streams from Any IP Camera

Pull RTSP Streams from Any IP Camera

Point your RTSP streams from IP cameras to Wowza Streaming Engine and Wowza Streaming Cloud—no separate encoder needed.
Record/Archive Live Video Streams for On-Demand Playback

Record/Archive Live Video Streams

Record the video and audio from your IP cameras and archive it for later. With Wowza Streaming Engine, easily use archived files for on-demand playback.
Control Camera and Video Movement with Wowza Streaming Engine Manager

Easily Control Pan-Tilt-Zoom Cameras

Control the PTZ functionality of multiple IP cameras in real time to produce a professional live stream.
DVR Capabilities through Live Streams

Pause, Rewind, and Seek in Live Streams

Use the built-in nDVR feature in Wowza Streaming Engine™ to deliver a time-shifted viewing experience with the ability to pause, rewind, or resume live streams on any device.
Customize Your Streaming Architecture to Integrate Wowza Technology

Customize Your Streaming Architecture

Easily integrate Wowza technology with other systems and third-party offerings. Leverage Wowza APIs and components to build solutions that support your evolving streaming needs.
Steam from Multiple IP Cameras at Once with Wowza

Steam from Multiple IP Cameras at Once

Stream from multiple IP cameras at once—great for security monitoring, zoo cams, Department of Transportation road cams, and countless other purposes.


Sony PTZ IP Camera + Wowza Technology

See how Sony used Wowza Streaming Cloud and its own PTZ IP camera for a worldwide webcast at NAB 2015.

IP Video Solutions for Security and Surveillance

Find out how to build a custom IP video solution — whether for emergency response, enterprise surveillance, or smart city infrastructure.

Restream Video from IP Cameras

Learn to use Wowza Streaming Engine to stream live from an IP camera to all supported player technologies.

U of O Streams Live Tennis from Six IP Cameras

Read how the Oregon Ducks use Wowza Streaming Cloud to promote their premier tennis program.

What’s the Best IP/Network Camera Streaming Solution for Me?

Cloud Streaming Service

The Wowza Streaming Cloud end-to-end live streaming service offers a managed infrastructure, a free player, autoscaling to any size audience, and a REST API (preview).


Choose Wowza Streaming Cloud if you…

  • Want cloud-based IP camera streaming, with pay-as-you-go pricing
  • Need to start streaming from IP cameras quickly
  • Need to stream 24×7 from your IP cameras
  • Do not want to purchase and manage server hardware and software
  • Want an out-of-the-box solution

Media Server Software

Wowza Streaming Engine media server software gives you on-premises and cloud deployment options, complete server-level control, cost-effective monthly pricing, and Java and REST APIs.


Choose Wowza Streaming Engine if you…

  • Want to own software to deploy on premises or on cloud-based servers
  • Want to deploy on your network behind a firewall
  • Require server security or digital rights management for your IP camera streams
  • Want both live streaming and video-on-demand capabilities
  • Have deep customization requirements

What Customers Are Saying about Streaming with Wowza

“Wowza Streaming Engine software has made it possible to forego extra encoding, decoding, and re-encoding equipment, saving us money and rack space.”


Timothy Bean, ITS systems specialist, Mississippi Department of Transportation

“We’re blowing people away with the quality of the streams, and they’re so easy to manage. We push all of our cameras to one place instead of needing multiple computers and video experts onsite.”

Scott LaBounty, director video production, University of Oregon

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