What Is Streaming?

How Streaming Works

Streaming is a method of serving, or delivering, video and audio content over the Internet. As broadband availability has increased and compression standards have become more efficient, streaming has become a hugely popular way to publish high-quality live and on-demand video. The video below describes the basics of streaming and how Wowza Streaming Engine can power a streaming workflow.

 

 

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Affordable Streaming with JVC and Wowza

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Video Tutorials

How to install Wowza Streaming Engine and play a VOD stream

How to install Wowza Streaming Engine and play a VOD stream

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Play your first live stream using Wowza Streaming Engine and GoCoder

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A Typical Streaming Media Workflow

The diagram below illustrates the three main parts of the streaming workflow:

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Input/publishing
Live video capture from an encoder or network-ready camera to a server

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Prepare/deliver
Packaging and streaming the compressed video with Wowza Streaming Engine

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Output/playback
Display and consumption of the video through a third-party player