Streaming production continues to be a growth driver in broadcast production, with many organizations – both traditional and digital – adding new feeds of content across platforms like Facebook Live, YouTube and Twitch.
Once looked at as a second screen opportunity, today’s broadcasters see social media as a vital tool in reaching and engaging viewers in the most intimate and authentic way possible.
Before you commence ordering hardware and evaluating services, as a guiding principle, consider taking time to establish a streaming strategy for your deployment.
Wowza's James Jackson discusses the persisting challenges to delivering low-latency streams for large-scale events with far-flung live audiences and emerging strategies for meeting those challenges.
Dave Stubenvoll: The streamer behind SpaceX
A key panel session at the Sports Venue and Fan Engagement Summit in Amsterdam on 8 February was entitled ‘Even Closer to the Action: the Future of Fan Engagement’ and was chaired by Roland Hemming, founder of RH Consulting. The session commenced with panellists commenting on the current landscape for venue connectivity.
Wowza Media Systems was founded in 2005 by David Stubenvoll and Charlie Good. The company began its journey as a bootstrapped start-up, focused on one goal—to simplify media streaming and make it better. But, I wanted to found out more about how their new product is using technology to allow anyone to create professional-quality broadcasts on Facebook Live.
From broadcast news organizations to sports teams; from churches to nonprofits; from celebrities to the enterprise — everyone is streaming video online. And social media platforms are a top destination for this type of content, since they provide brands and personalities with direct access to customers and fans they can interact with in real time.
Aiming to feed content-hungry fans in the week leading up to Super Bowl 52, the New England Patriots have launched a tech-driven, streaming network that provides fans live content from Minneapolis combined with on-demand classics.
The Wowza ClearCaster is a professional grade encoder made specifically for Facebook Live. This 1RU rack-mountable unit is extremely user-friendly and made so that amateurs and professionals alike can provide viewers with the best live stream possible.