Wowza nDVR

Live Stream DVR

Provide viewers the best experience, including the ability to pause, play, and rewind a live video stream or choose to watch it later. Wowza® nDVR (network Digital Video Recorder) — formerly a Premium AddOn — is now a built-in feature of Wowza Streaming Engine™ software. It stores content in a normalized format as a single live stream cache that enables users to deliver live stream enhanced control to viewers — on PCs, tablets, smartphones, and TVs.


Wowza nDVR Overview

Wowza nDVR enables the ability to use trick play features such as pause, play, and rewind on a live broadcast. The network-based functionality removes the recording requirement from the end user's hardware and places it on the media server. Compared to client-specific implementations, Wowza nDVR significantly reduces cost by minimizing network storage requirements and simplifying the delivery workflow for all screens.

Live Stream Caching and Playout

  • Single content cache for simultaneous playout to Flash HTTP Dynamic Streaming, Silverlight Smooth Streaming, and Apple HLS clients

Live Stream DVR

  • Pause, Rewind, Forward, Resume to Live