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ClearCaster Brings Reliable Encoding to Any Destination

ClearCaster Universal Mode

Announcing ClearCaster Universal Mode: The Wowza ClearCaster™ appliance now supports broadcast-quality streaming to any destination with Universal Mode, a cloud-based user interface that simplifies command and control over your encoding workflows.

Focused on preventing encoding mishaps and first-mile delivery issues, the new ClearCaster Universal Mode allows event producers to reliably power their encoding workflows with advanced monitoring, encoding presets for popular streaming destinations, cloud-based workflow management, and adaptive network encoding. Additionally, ClearCaster can be integrated with the Wowza Streaming Cloud™ service or the Wowza Streaming Engine™ software for support and monitoring from encode to distribution.

ClearCaster Feature Updates: There have been some exciting new additions to the ClearCaster feature lineup since our last release. Here are the latest ClearCaster capabilities.

Encoding to Any Destination

  • Use trusted encoder presets for popular streaming destinations, including defined workflows for Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.
  • Simplify your broadcast workflows through streamlined templates.
  • Gain full control over remote management from any browser via our cloud-based user interface.
  • Select your encoding output (including 4K) and deliver it to multiple destinations.

Adaptive Network Encoding

  • Increase reliability with adaptive intelligent network encoding, which constantly monitors network health and automatically decreases bitrate in adverse conditions.

Simplified Workflow Management

  • Use the cloud-based ClearCaster Manager for command and control, as well as real-time health monitoring over all your appliances.
  • Integrate ClearCaster into your Wowza Streaming Cloud or Wowza Streaming Engine workflows for the highest-quality publishing from encode to distribution.
  • Leverage end-to-end support from Wowza, including stream health metrics and logging across your entire workflow.
  • Use trusted encoder presets fully integrated with Wowza Streaming Engine and Wowza Streaming Cloud.
  • Deliver over the first mile with our reliable, proprietary WOWZ™ protocol.

Wowza Spring 2018 Product Update


Wowza is Flexible

28 March, 2018 – Exciting new capabilities are available or coming soon to the Wowza product portfolio in spring 2018! In this pre-recorded webinar, you can learn all about them. Hear from James Jackson, director of solutions and product marketing; Jamie Sherry, senior product manager; Anne Balistreri, product marketing manager; and Anthony Lazaro, senior director of product, as they tell you all about:

  • API enhancements and new pricing options for the Wowza Streaming Cloud™ service.
  • Wowza GoCoder SDK playback for both iOS and Android.
  • Extended nDVR functionality in Wowza Streaming Engine™ software to include MPEG-DASH.
  • New features for quality, engagement, redundancy and simulcast through the Wowza ClearCaster™ appliance.

Download the slides from the presentation here and watch the presentation here

Introducing Wowza ClearCaster

Connect With Confidence on Facebook Live

Wowza ClearCaster Front

Ensure Success

Purpose-built with help from Facebook, the Wowza ClearCaster™ appliance directly connects to Facebook Live’s API so you’ll be up-to-date.
Auto-configures optimal encoder settings for your conditions and requirements, so you don’t have to worry.
Real-time stream health monitoring automatically adjusts on the fly to ensure up-time and quality.
Developed to significantly increase the streaming success of Facebook Live broadcasts.


Deliver crisp, 1080p30 content, and up to 4K UHD when supported.
Easily encodes 360° and VR video to create breathtaking experiences for viewers.
Includes x264 for encoding high-quality video, H.264 video streams and is VP9 and H.265-ready.

Incredibly Simple

Just 5 steps and less than 3 minutes to set up.

Start new live streams in seconds

Just plug in, and we’ll take it from there.



Wowza Streaming Engine

Wowza Streaming Engine is…

The industry leader for live and on-demand streaming at any scale
Loaded with resources and tools for developers and builders
Built with a future-proof core architecture
Backed by experience, industry expertise, and world-class support
Built to deliver pro-quality mobile, low-latency, VR, and 360° streaming experiences

Wowza Streaming Engine is the gold standard of customisable streaming server software for building and delivering professional-grade streaming at any scale.

Wowza Streaming Engine End-to-End


Wowza is Flexible
Wowza is Built-to-Build
Wowza is Scale-Optimised


Flexible and Customisable

Ingest Any Live Stream

Deliver to Any Device

Stream Live, Linear, and On-Demand Content

Record and Archive Live Streams

Transcode Streams for Optimal Viewer Experiences


Built to Build On

Programmable Architecture

Multi-Level Content Security

Premium Support


Optimised for Scale-ability

Extensible Modular Architecture

Automated Management and Monitoring

Tightly Integrated with CDNs and Services

Flexible Deployment Options

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