Live or on-demand streaming of media (music, video etc) is one of the most popular and integral part of internet today. Almost all popular sites and blogs use some kind of streaming media content. Streaming of rich multimedia content to a large audience is a resource hungry process on server side and requires a powerful software and hardware infrastructure for glitch free performance. It’s always been a challenging task for site administrators to handle this crucial aspect of site structure. But not anymore! With Wowza Media Server at hand, you will forget all your media streaming woes. Wowza Media Server will manage this specialty like a pro. Here is a brief intro of Wowza Media Server and its salient features.
Wowza Media Server 3.5
Wowza Media Server® 3.5 is a powerful, high-performance, advanced unified streaming media and video software for any device. For live or on-demand streaming to computers, mobile devices and IPTV/OTT endpoints, Wowza® platform delivers superior features, benefits and functionality. Moreover it is a multi-threaded software that delivers up to 10Gbps of per-server video streaming performance for on-demand and live streaming on compatible hardware. Thus the bottom line is – you can count on Wowza Media Server 3 to deliver.
Wowza Media Server software boasts of many useful features that are designed to help you reach larger audiences, create engaging viewer experience, and develop unique video-messaging applications and services.
Deliver Live or on-demand H.264 anywhere
Deliver live video and audio streams to any device, over any protocol supported by Wowza software, simultaneously, from a single set of source live stream. With the optional Wowza Transcoder add-on 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 a broad range of encoders – from free software RTMP encoders to the broadcast-grade MPEG-TS hardware – so you can choose the best encoding solution according to your needs.
Deliver Premium Viewing Experiences to your audience
With Wowza Media Server 3’s optional nDVR add-on you can deliver a time-shifted viewing experience that enables viewers to pause, rewind or resume live streams on whichever device they choose.
Availability of powerful, premium add-ons further enhances the functionality of Wowza Media Server for example
Wowza Transcoder add-on – transform incoming live or on-demand streams into multiple stream sets for H.264 adaptive bitrate delivery. Non-adaptive streams are also delivered over any Wowza-supported transport protocol.
Wowza nDVR add-on – increase revenues and enhance viewer engagement with time-shifted features. Save time and money by minimizing storage requirements and simplifying your workflow.
All these and many more features are available for a very competitive price. Have a look yourself at Wowza Media streaming server official site.