Half Day Wowza Streaming Engine Training

Posted by Derrick on February 26, 2014 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Class Summary:

Our Half Day Wowza Streaming Engine Training allows you to quickly get familiar with the features of Wowza Streaming Engine 4. This class is perfect for those that don’t have time for one of our full day trainings. Students can still learn about many of the features of Wowza Streaming Engine in our training class and get familiar with the tremendous benefits. Wowza Streaming Engine Manager gives administrators power to monitor, configure, manage and change server settings remotely from the browser. Get up-to-speed with Wowza Streaming Engine 4 and Wowza Streaming Engine Manager in this Half Day Wowza Streaming Engine Training.

This training teaches the set up for On-demand and Live streaming for Computers, Tablets and Devices as well as other topics. It also covers authentication for Live Streaming Publishing provides a nice over of Wowza Streaming Engine Manager. Learn how to take advantage of streaming using Wowza Streaming Engine 4 in this training.

What students will learn in this training:

  • How to set up Wowza Streaming Engine 4.5
  • How to configure an On-demand streaming applications
  • How to configure Live streaming applications
  • Live Streaming to iOS Devices, Android tablets and Android devices
  • On-demand to iOS devices, Android tablets and Android devices
  • How to use Wowza Streaming Engine Manager

Cost: $395

Half Day Wowza Streaming Engine Training

Class is available for Mac, PC and Linux platforms

Students are provided with the following:

  • Training certificate
  • Tutorial set-up guides
  • Video recording of the entire training session

Software Featured for Class

  • Wowza Streaming Engine 4.5
  • Wirecast 7

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Class Overview

1. Wowza Streaming Engine Set-up

Your instructor will walk you through the process of the set-up for Wowza Streaming Engine 4. This section of the class will cover installation, Vhost configuration, port settings and troubleshooting procedures to ensure that the server is functioning properly. You’ll also learn how to access Wowza Streaming Engine remotely with Wowza Streaming Engine Manager.

2. Wowza Streaming Engine Overview

This portion of class provides students with an overview of how Wowza Streaming Engine 4 works. In this training module the instructor teaches students about: Applications, Vhost, Modules, Properties, Stream Types, AddOns, Media Playback types and Content Storage.

3. Wowza Streaming Engine Manager

During this training module you’ll learn about Wowza Streaming Engine Manager and how you can use it to manage the Wowza Streaming Engine remotely. You’ll gain a better understanding of what can be set up and configured remotely along with where various features such as Applications, Publishers, Startup Streams, Server settings and other items are located.

4. Application Set-up

This portion of the training teaches students how to utilize the available applications on Wowza Streaming Engine using Wowza Streaming Engine Manager and how to customize these applications for streaming. The hands-on instruction shared in this portion of the training allows attendees to successfully navigate and use Wowza Streaming Engine 4.

5. Configuring On-demand Streaming

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

6. Configuring Live Streaming

This section will cover the procedure for setting up Live Streaming with Wowza Streaming Engine. 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 a popular tool for webcasting called Wirecast.

7. Authentication for Live Streaming

In this part of the training students will learn how to create an application for Live Streaming that requires Authentication from the Live Encoder. This limits who can stream to your Streaming Server. In addition to creating your Live Streaming application for authentication on publishing, you will learn how to add users with Live Streaming privileges using Wowza Streaming Engine Manager.

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

One of the benefits of Wowza Streaming Engine 4 is that it provides video content providers with the ability to delivery On-demand and Live Streams to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. This class will show you how to enable your applications for this on Wowza Streaming Engine using Wowza Streaming Engine Manager. Our 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 Half Day Wowza Streaming Engine Trainings On-line. Call Freeman Compression Inc. at 407.477.5837 for more information or e-mail us at info@freemancompression.com. Also call for Wowza Streaming Engine consulting if you’re not interested in one of our trainings. Individuals from any country can attend our On-line training classes.

1-Day Wowza Streaming Engine Training

Posted by Derrick on February 18, 2014 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Class Summary:

Learn about Wowza Streaming Engine 4.6 in our 1-Day Wowza Streaming Engine Training. This popular server software has become better with Wowza Streaming Engine Manager, the browser-based manager. Now instead of editing .XML files and other files on the server or from your desktop, users can set-up, manage and monitor the Wowza Streaming Engine from a web browser. Students can learn about all of the great features of Wowza Streaming Engine Manager in this training class. Wowza Streaming Engine Manager gives users and administrators what they’ve been desiring by allowing them to monitor, configure, manage and make adjustments to the server remotely from a web browser. Get up-to-speed with the Wowza Streaming Engine 4.5 and Wowza Streaming Engine Manager in this 1-Day Wowza Streaming Engine Training.

This training teaches the set up for On-demand and Live streaming for delivery to computers, tablets and mobile devices. It also covers encoding using the H.264 codec and how to deliver these files from Wowza Streaming Engine.  Students will also learn how to encode videos using VP9 and Vp8 codecs. Learn how to take advantage of cross-platform, cross-browser support for streaming video content using Wowza Streaming Engine and support provided for delivery to Android and iOS devices.

What students will learn in this training:

  • How to set up Wowza Streaming Engine 4.6
  • How to configure an On-demand streaming applications
  • How to configure Live streaming applications
  • Encoding for Wowza Streaming Engine (using H.264, VP9, VP8, AAC, and AAC-LC)
  • Live Streaming to iOS Devices, Android tablets and Android devices
  • On-demand Streaming to iOS devices, Android tablets and Android devices
  • HTML5 video delivery
  • How to use Wowza Streaming Engine Manager for server updates

Cost: $790

1-Day Wowza Streaming Engine Training

Class is available for Mac, Windows, and Linux platforms (Training also available on Amazon EC2). 

Students are provided with the following:

  • Training certificate
  • 3 hours of post training technical support
  • Video recording of the entire training session

Software featured in the class:

  • Wowza Streaming Engine 4.6
  • Sorenson Squeeze
  • Wirecast 7
  • Bitmovin
  • JW Player
  • Switch

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Class Overview

1. Wowza Streaming Engine Set-up

Your instructor will walk you through the process of the set-up for Wowza Streaming Engine 4.5. This section of the class will cover installation, Vhost configuration, port settings and troubleshooting procedures to ensure that the server is functioning properly. You’ll also learn how to access Wowza Streaming Engine remotely with Wowza Streaming Engine Manager.

2. Wowza Streaming Engine Overview

This portion of class provides students with an overview of how Wowza Streaming Engine 4.5 works. In this training module the instructor teaches students about: Applications, Vhost, Modules, Properties, Server Listeners, Stream Types, AddOns, Media Playback types and Content Storage.

3. Wowza Streaming Engine Manager

During this training module you’ll learn about Wowza Streaming Engine Manager and how you can use it to manage the Wowza Streaming Engine remotely. You’ll gain a better understand of what can be set up and configured remotely along with where various features such as Applications, Publishers, Startup Streams, Server settings and other items are located.

4. Application Set-up

This portion of the training teaches students how to utilize the available applications on Wowza Streaming Engine using Wowza Streaming Engine Manager and how to customize these applications for streaming.  You’ll also learn how to create your new applications for your projects on the server.  The hands-on instruction shared in this portion of the training allows attendees to successfully navigate and use Wowza Streaming Engine 4.5.

5. Configuring On-demand Streaming

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

6. Configuring Live Streaming

This training module will cover the procedure for setting up Live Streaming with Wowza Streaming Engine. Students will learn all of the necessary configurations required for Live Streaming to work on the streaming server. This section will teach students how to set-up live streams using a popular tool for webcasting called Wirecast.

7. Authentication for Live Streaming

In this part of the training students will learn how to create an application for Live Streaming that requires Authentication from the Live Encoder. This limits who can stream to your Streaming Server. In addition to creating your Live Streaming application for authentication on publishing, you will learn how to add users with Live Streaming privileges using Wowza Streaming Engine Manager.

8. Encoding Using H.264, VP9, VP8, AAC, and Vorbis Codecs

Learn how to encode Flash H.264 content for real-time streaming and adaptive streaming for delivery with Wowza Streaming Engine. You will learn how to encode Flash H.264 videos using Sorenson Squeeze. Students will be guided in the process for creating compression settings and adjusting presets in the encoder. Your instructor will teach you how to create great looking videos for streaming server delivery. Topics such as key frame interval, frames per second, frame sizes, audio codecs, and other compression adjustments will be discussed in this training class.

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

This portion of our 1-Day Wowza Streaming Engine Training will teach students how to create web pages for On-demand Streaming and Live Streaming. Many video editors, producers and multimedia professionals can encode their videos but don’t understand how to author their web pages to deliver streaming delivery  with Wowza Streaming Engine. This class will teach you how. Students will learn how to create and set-up On-Demand Streaming and Live Streaming content in web pages using JW PLayer and the Bitmovin Player.

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. You’ll learn about HTML5 compatible browsers, HTML5 video formats and HTML5 players.

11. Streaming to iOS Devices (iPad and iPhone) and Android Devices

One of the benefits of Wowza Streaming Engine 4.5 is that it provides video content providers with the ability to delivery On-demand and Live Streams to the iOS devices and Android devices . This class will show you how to enable your applications for this delivery using Wowza Streaming Engine. Our class covers set-up of both On-demand and Live Streaming to the iOS and Android devices.

12. Recording Live Streams Server Side

You’ll learn how to record your Live Streaming events using Wowza Streaming Engine.  Students will learn how to record Live Streams to the default content folder as well as in folders he/she creates.  In addition, users will learn how to record streams to a network drive.

Give us a call about signing up to attend one of our 1-Day Wowza Streaming Engine Trainings On-line, On-site or in Columbus, Ohio.  Call Freeman Compression Inc. at 407.477.5837 for more information or e-mail us at info@freemancompression.com. Also, call for Wowza Streaming Engine consulting if you’re not interested in one of our trainings. Individuals from any country can attend our On-line training classes.

Wowza Media Server Training for Linux

Posted by Derrick on January 12, 2011 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Wowza Media Server Training for Linux will be launching in February 2011. This class will be helpful for those organizations or individuals that need to get Wowza running on the Linux platform. The topics covered in the Wowza Media Server Training for Linux will be similar to the items taught in our 1-Day Wowza Media Server Training – PC and 1-Day Wowza Media Server Training – Mac classes.  Look for training dates and more information soon.

Contact Freeman Compression at 407.477.5837 or via E-mail for more information about the Wowza Media Server Training for Linux class.

Attend Advanced 1 1/2 Day Wowza Media Server Training

Posted by Derrick on June 13, 2010 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Attend Advanced 1 1/2 Day Wowza Media Server 3.6 Training.  This training is a great way for users to get familiar Wowza Media Server 3.6 as well as learn advanced features.   The topics taught in this class include the items listed in our 1- Day Wowza Media Server 3.6 Training plus it covers the following advanced topics:

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Cost: $1185
Class is available for Mac, PC and Linux platforms

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

Class Overview

1. Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) On-demand Streaming for iPhone and iPad

Your instructor will teach you how to set up Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) On-demand Streaming for the iPhone and iPad using Wowza Media Server 3.6. You’ll learn what you need to do for encoding various videos for HLS, how to set-up your playlist and where to upload your streaming videos.

2. Live Origin and Live Stream Repeater Set-up

Learn how to set up an Origin Server and Live Stream Repeater with Wowza Media Server 3.6.  Our instructor will teach you how to easily configure your Origin and Edge servers to take advantage of the same Live Stream.  This allows you to only send one Live stream your Wowza Media Server.

3. Load Balancing Set-up for Multiple Servers

Students will learn how to set up multiple Wowza Servers for Load Balancing. This way viewers can be directed to the least loaded server when viewing streaming content. This training will teach you how to set up your Load Balancer, Edge Servers and your application for Load Balancing on the Wowza Media Server.  You’ll also learn how to create a web page for Flash streaming that will redirect your streams to your Edge server.

4.  Set-up for Recording Live Streams Server Side
In this training module you’ll learn how to record your Live Streams directly to your Wowza Media Server.  In many cases you can record Live Streams on the same workstation as your Live Encoder. However, with that workflow you still have to upload your files for on-demand viewing.  A better method is using Server Side Recording.  Learn how to improve you workflow with Server Side Recording of Live Streaming events.

Call Freeman Compression at 407.477.5837 for more information about the Advanced 1 1/2 Day Wowza Media Server Training class or e-mail us at info@freemancompression.com.  You can attend the training On-site, On-line, in Orlando, Florida or in Columbus, Ohio. 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.