Wowza Media Server Powers Roku Channels

Posted by Derrick217 on February 1, 2013 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Wowza Media Server powers Roku channels and this is an exciting development for content providers that desire to deliver their video or audio content via the set-top box. Roku media providers can deliver their channel as On-demand content or as a Live Streaming channel.  This is yet another great ‘feather in the cap’ for Wowza Media Systems whose server is used to host so many different flavors on content. If you’d like to see how a channel works with Roku, go out and purchase one of the Roku set-top boxes to explorer the possibilities. You’ll be pleasantly surprised.

Setting Up Flash Media Server 4.5

Posted by Derrick on September 25, 2011 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Setting Up Flash Media Server 4.5 is much easier than it was in back in 2006. This is great for those that need to get familiar with Flash Streaming and would like to use Adobe’s platform. This will benefit many users that are familiar with streaming on Wowza Media Server. If you can create applications with Wowza Media Server then you’ll be able to them on Flash Media Server 4.5.

For basic set-up of Live Streaming and On-demand Streaming with a graphical user interface Flash Media Server 4.5 will great for users. More advanced concepts will be more challenging and will take more testing. I’ll be sharing my experiences as I get acclimated with Flash Media Server 4.5. This will be helpful for many, so stayed tuned.

Another Flash Media Player that Supports Wowza

Posted by Derrick on February 26, 2011 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Another Flash Media Player that Supports Wowza Media Server is HD Web Player.  This player also supports the following:

  • HTTP Streaming
  • RTMP and Live Streaming
  • YouTube Streaming
  • XML Playlists
  • Skinning
  • Autoplay
  • Skin Mode

More detail on HD Web Player Features can be found on the company’s website.  The player also supports other servers as well.

Many Options with JW Player for Flash Streaming

Posted by Derrick on January 27, 2011 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Many Options with JW Player for Flash Streaming.  If you need to get a better understanding of the  JW Player, check out the available JW Player plug-ins listed on the Longtail website.  You can read through the plug-in overviews and find there are some impressive features available.  Our 1-Day Wowza Media Server Training classes show students how to implement the JW Player.  Take part in one our training classes to get a better understanding how you can use the player.

Give us a call about signing up to attend one of our Wowza Media Server 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.

Take Evening Classes at Freeman Compression

Posted by Derrick on January 16, 2011 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Take evening classes at Freeman Compression.  Soon this option will be available to students that need more flexibility with their schedule.  The evening video streaming training classes will be 4 hour sessions available on Fridays and Saturdays.  These classes focus on giving busy professionals a time to get up to speed with Wowza Media Server, Wirecast, Sorenson Squeeze and other streaming tools.  Keep an eye on our Video Streaming and Compression Training Schedule for the upcoming evening training sessions.