Wowza Servers

Wowza Server Features

 

Live Broadcast Benefits

 

  • Deliver Live H.264 Everywhere

    Deliver live video and audio streams to any player, any device, over any protocol supported by Wowza software simultaneously, from a single set of source live streams.  With the optional Wowza Transcoder AddOn you can even transform non-H.264 live content to adaptive bitrate streams for any screen.

  • Use Any H.264 Encoder

    Wowza Media Server works with the broadest range of encoders – from free software RTMP encoders to the broadcast-grade MPEG-TS hardware – so you can choose the best encoding solution for your needs or repurpose the encoders you already have.wowza servers

  • Stream Live Adaptive Bitrate Content

    Wowza software makes hard to implement adaptive streaming simple and cost effective. The optional Wowza Transcoder AddOn runs on the same hardware with the server to transform live streams from H.264 and non-H.264 sources to perfectly aligned adaptive bitrate streams that deliver the best possible viewing experience to your customers in Flash®, HLS or Silverlight®.

  • Stream From IP Cameras

    You can stream from H.264 IP cams directly to the Wowza Media Server – no encoders needed – and the server will re-broadcast streams to viewers on computers, mobile devices, and even IPTV/OTT set-top boxes. Using the optional Wowza Transcoder AddOn it can even handle non-H.264 IP cameras to create single or adaptive bitrate H.264 streams consumable on any screen.

  • Protect Content

    Wowza Media Server software gives you the options you need to secure your streams. Choices range from standard support for Flash RTMP encrypted streams and HLS AES-128 protection, to a comprehensive collection of security measures available in our free AddOns.

  • Communicate in Multiple Languages

    Wowza Media Server 3’s multi-track audio channel selection capabilities simplifies streaming in multiple languages. You can easily choose languages from source streams with multiple audio tracks and deliver them simultaneously for users to select on computers, mobile devices and IPTV set-tops.

 

On-Demand Video Streaming Benefits

 

  • Deliver On-Demand H.264 Everywhere

    Deliver pre-recorded video and audio streams to any player and any device, simultaneously, over any protocol, from a single set of source files.

  • Stream VOD Adaptive Bitrate

    Stream from a single set of adaptive bitrate files for the best possible Flash, HLS, and Silverlight playback. You will save on transcoding expenses, free-up storage space, and the management of file assets is easier and more cost-effective. To make it even simpler Wowza has partnered with Encoding.com to provide cloud transcoding-as-a-service for creating file assets for adaptive streaming with Wowza Media Server 3.

  • Deliver Best On-Demand Experience

    Deliver instant on-demand playback with pause, rewind and seek capabilities. wowza ondemand serverCustomize viewing experiences using time-offset and duration capabilities to play a video from any starting point without the need to edit the file asset.

  • Reach Unlimited Audiences

    Scale to multi-server installations with virtually unlimited capacity.  Efficiently deliver on-demand content from centralized storage using the free MediaCache AddOn for immediate streaming and later replay. The optional MediaCache AddOn lets you manage how long assets remain in local cache and automatically or manually purge them as needed.

  • Communicate in Multiple Languages

    Wowza Media Server 3’s multi-track audio channel selection capabilities simplifies streaming in multiple languages. You can easily choose languages from source streams with multiple audio tracks and deliver them simultaneously for users to select on computers, mobile devices and IPTV set-tops.

  • Create “Linear TV” Channels

    Use Wowza software’s server-side playlist functionality to easily create WebTV, MobileTV or IPTV/OTT liner streaming channels from your on-demand content. The Wowza platform even lets you intersperse on-demand content with live streams or add advertising to monetize it.

  • Protect Content

    Wowza Media Server software gives you the options you need to secure your streams. Choices range from standard support for Flash RTMP encrypted streams and HLS AES-128 protection, to a comprehensive collection of security measures available in our free AddOns. Additionally the optional Wowza DRM AddOn offers full integration with studio-approved digital rights management (DRM) platforms like Verimatrix VCAS and Microsoft PlayReady.