11899 readersFor a recent campaign we had to integrate a live video stream into a banner. Therefore the following code will focus mainly on AS2, but the code is easily portable to AS3. The video was streamed using Wowza Media Server (though Flash Media Server works in much the same way) and the servers itself were
4981 readersIt's that time of the year again and NAB is in full swing. Unexpectedly there has been a flurry of news coming out of Las Vegas, so here is a quick summary of the topics surrounded Media Servers such as FMS and Wowza. First up is Wowza and their 'Any S...
6406 readersThe new software releases are coming thick and fast, this time it's Wowza's turn as they have just released version 3 of their media server platform. So what's new in this release? Here are the highlights: 1) Live transcoding capabilities via the Wowza Transcoder AddOn. This feature allows the server to transcode a single incoming stream on
4339 readersThe new software releases are coming thick and fast, this time it's Wowza's turn as they have just released version 3 of their media server platform. So what's new in this release? Here are the highlights: 1) Live transcoding capabilities via the Wowza Transcoder AddOn. This feature allows the server to transcode a single incoming
12277 readersThe Communication Library for iOS which we have recently released enables developers to integrate native iPhone and iPad applications with various server-side technologies. Since the library implements the RTMP protocol, it can easily connect the iOS applications with any RTMP-enabled media server. One of the most popular media servers is Adobe Flash Media Server. The video
12840 readersA brand new free tutorial up on FMSGuru.com a couple of days back, covers the concept of using the JW Player with both a web server for iOS devices (primarily) and Wowza Media Server for Flash supporting devices/computers. While it is also possible to stream directly to iOS devices from Wowza, I want to cover
2241 readersThis article assumes that you have some knowledge of and access to an Adobe Flash Media Server as well as the free live encoder from Adobe called the Flash Media Live Encoder. I wrote a simple custom pod that will allow you to stream high quality live video from the Flash Media Server to the
4719 readersHow the download bandwidth check works Flash Media Server has a native method to check download bandwitdh of the client, a feature that becomes very useful when you are going to stream multi bitrate content. In a fresh installation of a Flash Media Server you can find a couple of default applications: live and vod,
15858 readersI get asked this question a lot “What’s the difference between Flash Media Server and Wowza Media Server?”. I thought I’d post about it so I can easily point people towards an article instead of saying the same thing over and over again. Here are the biggest differences between FMS and WMS. There are lots
5369 readersThere are two new tutorials up on FMSGuru.com, one on Wowza Media Server and one on Flash Media Server: Overriding the play() method server side to limit play time with Wowza In this tutorial we talk about using the play() method on the server side in Wowza to limit how long a client can play
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