NEWS FROM WOWZA…
ClearCaster Brings Reliable Encoding to Any Destination
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
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.
Introducing Wowza ClearCaster
Connect With Confidence on Facebook Live
- 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.
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 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.
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
Multi-Level Content Security
Optimised for Scale-ability
Extensible Modular Architecture
Automated Management and Monitoring
Tightly Integrated with CDNs and Services
Flexible Deployment Options