Wowza Amazon EC2 Training Classes Available

Posted by Derrick on December 18, 2010 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Wowza Amazon EC2 Training Classes are available.  Many are wanting to get acclimated with Wowza on EC2 and this is a good way to do it. You have the option to take the class on-line or in Orlando, Florida.  Visit the Video Streaming and Compression Training Schedule to view the upcoming training dates for the 1-Day Amazon EC2 Wowza Server Training.

Here are some of the items students will learn in the class:

  • How to Set up their Amazon EC2 Wowza Server
  • How to Configure Ports for Amazon EC2 Wowza Server
  • How to Set up Flash On-demand streaming
  • How to Set up Flash Live streaming
  • Video Formats Supported on Amazon EC2 Wowza Server
  • Live Streaming to iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
  • On-demand Streaming to iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
  • How to use Wirecast to Stream Live Flash Video to Amazon EC2 Wowza Server

Give us a call about signing up to attend one of our Amazon Wowza EC2 Trainings in Orlando or On-line.  Call Freeman Compression Inc. at 407.477.5837 for more information or E-mail us at info@freemancompression.com. Individuals from any country can attend our On-line training classes.

Understanding Video Encoding for Wowza Server

Posted by Derrick on October 9, 2010 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Understanding video encoding for Wowza Server is what you’ll learn in our 1-Day Wowza Media Server Training class.  Many individuals and organizations need to get familiar with how to encode videos for Flash On-demand Streaming.  Our class gets you up to speed quickly.  Check out our full training outline for the 1-Day Wowza Media Server 2 Training to get more details.  Call Freeman Compression Inc. at 407.477.5837 for more information about signing up for our 1-Day Wowza Media Server Training.  You can also E-mail us at info@freemancompression.com.  Wowza Trainings are also available for international students.

1-Day Wowza Media Server Training – PC

Posted by Derrick on May 3, 2009 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Class Summary:

The Wowza Media Server 3.6 training teaches Flash on-demand and live streaming set-up. It also covers Flash encoding using the On2 VP6 codec, Flash encoding using the H.264 codec and how to deliver these files from Wowza Media Server 3.6. Learning to stream Live Flash video using Wirecast with the Wowza Media Server 3.6 is a special topic that is included in this training class. Flash video is one of the most exciting developments in streaming video and you’ll also learn how to author your web pages for Flash Streaming. Learn how to take advantage of cross-platform, cross-browser video playback that the Flash format provides with the Wowza Media Server 3.6.

Students will learn in this training:

  • How to set up their Wowza Media Server 3.6
  • How to configure On-demand streaming
  • How to configure Flash live streaming
  • Flash encoding using the On2 VP6 codec
  • Flash encoding using the H.264 codec
  • Live Streaming to iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
  • On-demand Streaming to iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
  • How to embed videos for HTML5 compatibility
  • How to use Sawmill to analyze Wowza Media Server 3.6 log files

Cost: $790

Students are provided with the following:

  • Training certificate
  • Tutorial set-up guides
  • 3 hours of post training technical support
  • HTML and HTML5 Streaming Templates
  • Video recording of the entire training session

Software Featured for Class

  • Wowza Media Server 3.6
  • Sorenson Squeeze
  • Wirecast
  • Sawmill Professional

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Class Overview

1. Streaming Server Set-up

Your instructor will walk you through the process of the set-up for the Wowza Media Server 3.6 server for Flash real-time streaming. This section of the class will cover all of the install, networking and test procedures to make sure the server is functioning properly.

2. Wowza Media Server Overview

This portion of class provides students with an overview of how the Wowz Media Server works.  In this training module the instructor teaches students about: Application.xml files, Vhost.xml files, Modules, Properties, Stream Types, AddOnPackages, HTTP Streamers, Live Streaming Packetizers and Content Storage.

3. Application Setup

This portion of the training teaches students how to utilize the available applications on the Wowza Media Server and how to customize their own applications for streaming.  The hands-on instruction shared in this portion of the training allows attendees to successfully navigate and use Wowza Media Server 3.6.

4. Configuring On-demand Streaming

In this section of training, students will learn to set-up on-demand streaming for On2VP6 and H.264 content. Students will learn where to place videos that are streaming from the server and how to reference on-demand streaming folders.

5. Configuring Live Streaming

This section will cover the procedure for setting up live streaming on the Wowza Media Server 3.6. Students will learn all of the necessary configurations required for live streaming to work on the streaming server.  This training module will teach students how to set-up live streams using Wirecast.

6. Authentication for Live Streaming

In this training module students will learn how to create an application for Live Streaming that requires Authentication from the Live Encoder.  This protects who can stream to your Wowza Media Server. In addition to creating your application, you will learn how to add users who have Live Streaming privileges.

7. Flash Encoding Using the On2 VP6 Codec

Learn how to encode Flash On2 VP6 content for real-time streaming for delivery from Wowza Media Server 3.5. You will learn how to encode Flash On2 VP6 videos using Sorenson Squeeze. Your instructor will guide you through the different adjustments that need be made in the encoder and will teach you how to create great looking videos for streaming server delivery. Learn about key frame every, frames per second, frame sizes, audio codecs, and other compression adjustments in this portion of the training.

8. Flash Encoding Using the H.264 Codec

Learn how to encode Flash H.264 content for real-time streaming for delivery from Wowza Media Server 3.6. You will learn how to encode Flash H.264 videos using Sorenson Squeeze. Students will be guided through various adjustments that need to be made in the encoder and will learn how to create great looking videos for streaming server delivery. Learn about key frame every, frames per second, frame sizes, audio codecs, and other compression adjustments in this part of the training class.

9. Authoring Flash On-Demand Streaming Videos and Live Streaming Videos in Web pages

This section will teach students how to create web pages for Flash streaming videos. Many Video Editors and multimedia professionals can encode their videos to the Flash video format, but don’t understand how to author their web pages to deliver Flash streaming videos. This class will teach you how. Students will learn about Embed and Object Tags as well as javascript code and how they make web pages with streaming videos look great.

10. Authoring HTML5 Compatible Web Pages for On-demand Streaming

One of the most important items about streaming today is delivering your videos properly for HTML5 compatible browsers. You’ll learn about the codecs supported and how you’ll need to encode your videos.  The instructor will also share the code you can use to provide HTML5 compatibility.

11. Analyzing Wowza Media Server Log files with Sawmill Professional

Students will learn how to analyze log files from Wowza Media Server. Also, learn where to locate the log files on Wowza Media Server. In addition, class participants will learn how to gather information from log files such as: domain names, session paths, most popular videos viewed, most popular viewing days, most popular viewing months, video playback errors, viewer demographics and other information.

12. Streaming to iOS Devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch)

One of the features of Wowza Media Server 3 is that it allows video content providers the ability to delivery On-demand and Live Streams to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.  This class will show you how to configure your Wowza Media Server for streaming to the iPhone. The class covers set-up of both On-demand and Live Streaming to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Give us a call about signing up to attend one of our Wowza Media Server Trainings in Columbus or On-line.  Call Freeman Compression Inc. at 407.477.5837 for more information or e-mail us at info@freemancompression.com.  You can also call for Wowza consulting if you’re not interested in one of our trainings. Individuals from any country can attend our On-line training classes.