Wowza Media Systems has the 2020 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award in the category Live Streaming Software. This is the 13th year in a row Wowza has won a Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award.
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We’ve counted all the votes in the 2020 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards, and today we’re announcing the finalists—the top three vote-getters in each of our 26 categories.
For engineers and developers who need to build an end-to-end low-latency solution, Wowza Streaming Engine has announced support for the most recent Apple Low-Latency HLS specification.
Wowza Media Systems today announced support for the most recent Apple Low-Latency HLS specification in Wowza Streaming Engine software. This release, among the first in the industry, provides Wowza customers with a new way to provide reliable live streams to global audiences over public networks with very low latency.
Wowza’s Barry Owen was a panelist in a recent webinar hosted by the Streaming Video Alliance, exploring the pros and cons of the different streaming protocols for different use cases as well as looking at best practices for implementation including configuration tuning and other optimization that make the protocols operate at peak performance.
In this report by Wowza Media Systems, the company illuminates the myriad of challenges that organizations face when integrating video streaming into their business strategy.
As COVID-19 continues its global spread, authorities are restricting large gatherings of people and enforcing stay at home protocols. This crisis is forcing us to adapt to a “new normal,” and technology is taking center stage to help us through the transition. Among the advances easing this burden are live streaming technologies. The rapid adoption of live streaming continues to grow with the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, as a large number of companies are using this technology to improve their day-to-day operations.
The possibilities of live streaming go beyond connecting people and enabling musicians to go live from their living rooms. These technologies are also being deployed to power unique applications like emergency communications, health care patient monitoring and coronavirus case tracking in an effort to flatten the curve.
SVG SportsTech On Demand: Wowza Media Systems’ Tim Dougherty on the Spike in Streaming Solutions During the Pandemic
Wowza Media Systems has been busier than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting clients in the delivery of virtual events and top-end stream experiences. Dougherty joins us to share what solutions have seen a huge spike in usage and what new technology the company is rolling out.
With social distancing mandates aimed at reducing the spread of the virus and an increased number of people around the globe staying at home, global streaming viewing skyrocketed nearly 21% during the first three weeks of March, and the U.S. saw a 26.6% rise in streaming viewing hours.
Wowza’s live streaming resource library offers materials, resources and information focused on how organizations and individuals can successfully adapt to changing needs.
Sports, Media & Entertainment, news, live event operators and some other channels have been accessible over wider area networks for some time. But now, healthcare, business continuity, public safety and mental health are aspects of life and work that people are starting to feel depend on video streaming.