Wowza to Present at Streaming Media West

Experts to discuss trends in Virtual Reality; Emerging workflows and Technologies; and best practices for vertical applications

Golden, Colo.— Oct 10, 2016 — Wowza Media Systems™, the gold standard in streaming software and services, today announced that Company executives and experts will join other streaming industry leaders to present the emerging technologies, trends, and workflows for live video streaming at Streaming Media West 2016, set to take place Oct. 31 – Nov. 2, 2016, in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Chris Knowlton, Vice President and streaming industry evangelist at Wowza, will lead several sessions that examine best practices and workflows for streaming. Moderating panels on higher education, internal streaming solutions, and emerging technologies, Knowlton will dive into issues concerning scaling, low latency, streaming formats to adopt or abandon, and building video workflows that meet an organization’s unique needs. He’ll also lead an interactive session during which participants can experience live 360° streaming themselves on their own devices.

James Jackson, Sr. Director of Product Marketing, also will present during the conference, demonstrating easy workflows for building 4K and VR/360 Live Streaming. During the session, attendees will see a 15-minute demo of how to ingest and process 4K/360 live sources, record the video for on-demand playback, and deliver the live feed with global any-screen streaming.

Lastly, Wowza will host a dedicated training session on building key end-to-end streaming workflows using Wowza technologies. Led by Streaming Media All-Star Robert Reinhardt, the session will provide hands-on training for multiple on-demand and live streaming workflows. Along the way, the session will cover options and real-world best practices for each step, touching on use cases for enterprise video, mobile journalism, sporting events, concerts, education use cases, and many more.

Throughout the conference, Wowza executives and staff will be meeting with customers and answering questions about the latest Wowza technologies. For more information, or to request a meeting, please visit

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About Wowza Media Systems

Wowza Media Systems™ is the recognized gold standard of streaming, with more than 19,000 customers in 170+ countries. By reducing the complexities of video and audio delivery to any device, Wowza™ enables organizations to expand their reach and more deeply engage their audiences, in industries ranging from education to broadcasting. Service providers, direct customers, and partners worldwide trust Wowza products to provide robust, customizable, and scalable streaming solutions—with powerful APIs and SDKs to meet organizations’ evolving streaming needs. Wowza was founded in 2005, is privately held, and is headquartered in Colorado. For more information, please visit