Wowza Advanced Topics Training – 201

Prerequisite: It is recommended that students who attend this training first participate in our 1-Day Wowza Streaming Engine Training or have basic working knowledge of Wowza Streaming Engine.

Cost: $790
Class is available for Mac, Windows, and Linux platforms (Training also available on Amazon EC2). 

Class Summary:

The 1-Day Wowza Advanced Topics Training – 201 teaches on several advanced topics. During this training you’ll also learn how to set up the Wowza nDVR and Wowza Transcoder. Other topics in this class include Creating TV Channel Style Streaming for 24/7 channels and other advanced topics. If you’re looking for advanced topics and techniques to utilize and manage Wowza Streaming Engine, this class provides that.

What students will learn in this training:

  • How to set up Wowza nDVR
  • How to set up the Wowza Transcoder
  • How to configure 24/7 Channels for TV Style Streaming
  • Live Origin and Live Stream Repeater Set-up
  • Set-up for Live Streaming with Wowza GoCoder
  • How to Delivery Live and On-demand streams to Roku Delivery

Students are provided with the following:

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

Software Featured for Class

  • Wowza Streaming Engine 4.7
  • Wirecast 7
  • Bitmovin Player
  • JW Player


1. nDVR Set-up

With Wowza you can provide Lives Streams and allow your viewers to be able control playback of the streams in a DVR-like manner. Therefore, users can watch a portion of a Live Stream even if part of the stream has already played. This training module will show attendees how to configure nDVR set-up for this purpose. This gives you DVR capabilities with Wowza Streaming Engine and records and caches streams. You’ll learn how to configure nDVR, how to set-up you application, where to record Live streams and how to configure playback for computers and devices.

2. Wowza Transcoder Set-up

Today, many users implementing Wowza Streaming Engine need a way to delivery Live Streams with multiple data rates for Adaptive Streaming. Wowza Transcoder allows you to do this. This module in this class will teach you how to set up and configure your Wowza Streaming Engine for Live Trancoding server-side. You’ll learn about the option to convert from MPEG-4 or MPEG-2 to a format such as H.264, which is supported with the server. You’ll also learn how to encode from H.264 and to delivery several Live streams with various data rates in H.264. This section of the training will also teach you how to adjust the various encoding settings with your Wowza encoding templates.

3. Live Origin and Live Stream Repeater Set-up

Learn how to set up an Origin Server and Live Stream Repeater with Wowza Streaming Engine. 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 to the Wowza Streaming Engine.

4. Creating TV Channel Style Streaming

With Wowza you can create 24/7 Live Streaming Channels using a playlist of videos server-side. Get familiar with the process for making these types of channels using encoded on-demand video content. This content can be scheduled at will for playback at a specific time. In this portion of training, you’ll learn how to encode your content and what items to configure in your playlist. In addition, the instructor will teach students how to configure other items needed to implement 24/7 TV Channel Style Streaming.

5. Live Streaming with Wowza GoCoder 

In this Advanced Wowza Streaming Engine Training module you’ll learn how to encode your Live Streams from iOS and Android devices using the Wowza GoCoder. This allows users to be able to record Live Streams while they are mobile and on-the-go.

6. Roku Delivery Overview

When it comes to delivering streaming content to Roku devices, Wowza Streaming Engine is one of the key tools for delivery.  Whether you’re delivering On-demand or Live Streaming, Wowza can be utilized. This portion of the training will walk students through the requirements and steps for getting streaming content on Roku devices.

Give us a call about signing up to attend one of our 1-Day Wowza Media Server Advanced Topics Trainings On-line or On-site. Call Freeman Compression Inc. at 407.797.5466 for more information or e-mail us at Individuals from any country can attend our On-line training classes.