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How to re-stream video from an IP camera (RTSP/RTP re-streaming) This tutorial provides the basic steps for using Wowza Streaming Engine™ software to re-stream an IP camera that supports H.264 video and AAC or MP3 audio. Use this tutorial to set up an application named live to stream live content to Adobe Flash Player, Microsoft Silverlight player, Apple iOS devices, and RTSP/RTP-based players. Contents TutorialTroubleshooting Related Articles Tutorial Configuration Wowza Streaming Engine Manager configuration This section shows you how to set up a live streaming application in Wowza Streaming Engine Manager.

You can use the Streaming Engine manager with the latest versions of most web browsers that support HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets level 3 (CSS 3). Start Wowza Streaming Engine Manager.In the manager Welcome page, click Applications at the top of the page.Configure the live application:In the contents pane, click live. Click Save.Restart the application. The application runs whenever Streaming Engine software is running. Configuration in XML Code: How to combat hotlinking your Adobe Flash SWF file. Published on 10-01-2010 08:02 PM Number of Views: 29707 This module publishes a list of website domain names that are allowed to embed the Flash client that connects to your application.

Conversely, any domain names that are not on this list are denied the ability to hotlink. Hotlinking is another word for embedding. Hotlink Denial controls the HTML container only. For example, you can embed a YouTube video on your website; YouTube even provide a snip of code to make that possible. A user can look at the source code of your HTML page, copy the <embed>/<object> tags (or swfobject), and place these in an HTML page on their website. You can do the same with <img> tags. Notes:This module looks at the domain of the HTML page that embeds the Flash client that connects to your application. A compiled version of this module is included in the Wowza Module Collection. Configuration To enable this module, add the following module definition to your application.

Properties. Getting Started (Video Tutorial) Video On-Demand Streaming (Video Tutorial) Tutorials. Video On Demand. Wowza Media Server® 3.5.0 and later can ingest caption data from a variety of instream and file-based sources and convert it to the appropriate caption format for video on demand and live streaming using the Apple HTTP Live Streaming (Apple HLS), Adobe HTTP Dynamic Streaming (Adobe HDS), and RTMP protocols. This feature helps U.S. broadcasters to comply with the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 by providing captioning for television programs that are distributed over the Internet. Closed captioning for video on demand streams Wowza Media Server can extract 3GPP Timed Text caption data from MP4 files or from companion files that use Timed Text Markup Language (TTML), SubRip Text (SRT), Web Video Text Tracks (WebVTT), or Scenarist Closed Caption (SCC) formats to specify caption data.

This caption data can be injected into Apple HLS streams as CEA-608 captions or into Adobe HDS and RTMP streams as Action Message Format (AMF) onTextData events. How to re-stream audio from SHOUTcast/Icecast. This tutorial describes procedures for re-streaming SHOUTcast or Icecast streams through Wowza Streaming Engine™ software. It shows configuration details for an application named live that is used to stream to the Adobe® Flash® Player, Apple® iOS devices, and RTSP/RTP-based players.

Note: Microsoft® Silverlight® doesn't support audio-only Smooth Streaming. Contents Tutorial Troubleshooting Related Articles Tutorial Configuration in Wowza Streaming Engine Manager Start Wowza Streaming Engine Manager.In the Applications contents pane click Stream Files.Click + Add Stream File. Click + Add. Configuration in XML This tutorial provides basic steps for setting up an application for live streaming and configuring Application.xml. Publishing the stream in Wowza Streaming Engine Manager In the Server contents pane click Startup Streams.Click + Add Startup Stream.

Publishing the stream in XML Playback in Wowza Streaming Engine Manager In the Applications contents pane click live.Click Test Players. Code: How to setup and run Wowza network DVR. Wowza nDVR AddOn enables you to record a live stream with Wowza Streaming Engine™ while simultaneously enabling users to play or pause the live stream, rewind to a previously recorded point, or resume viewing at the current live point. Tutorial Troubleshooting Related Articles Wowza nDVR functionality Recording of live streams:H.264 videoAAC or MP3 audioAudio/Video, audio-only, and video-only streamsHTTP playback of recorded streams:Adobe HTTP Dynamic Streaming (Adobe HDS/San Jose)Apple HTTP Live Streaming (Apple HLS/Cupertino)Microsoft Smooth Streaming (Smooth)Multiple-bitrate streams that are time-alignedOrigin/Edge support.

Server.license configuration (Wowza Streaming Engine Perpetual Edition) License keys for Wowza Streaming Engine and AddOns (including Wowza nDVR AddOn) are stored in the [install-dir]/conf/Server.license file. To enable AddOns, open the Server.license file in a text editor and enter each new license key on a new line. Basic configuration Basic configuration in XML -or- <! How to publish and play a live stream (RTMP based encoder) This tutorial provides the basic steps that show how to use Wowza Streaming Engine™ software to publish a live stream from RTMP-based encoders for playback on all supported player technologies. Contents TutorialConfigurationPublishing the streamPlaybackAdaptive bitrate streaming TroubleshootingRTSP/RTPProperty to force output to MPEG-TS (set-top box)Property to change the AAC packetization method Related ArticlesHow to play your first live stream (video tutorial)How to troubleshoot RTSP/RTP playbackHow to set up an application for RTSP/RTP streamingHow to configure Apple QuickTime player for RTSP/RTP playback on WindowsHow to configure VLC player for RTSP/RTP playback (RTSP/RTP interleaved and tuning)JW Player Dynamic StreamingFlowplayer Dynamic Streaming Tutorial Configuration This tutorial shows you how to set up an application for live streaming.

Wowza Streaming Engine Manager configuration This section shows you how to set up a live streaming application in Streaming Engine Manager. Code: How to setup and run Wowza Transcoder. This article describes how to use Wowza Transcoder AddOn to decode the video and audio of an incoming live stream and re-encode it to suit the desired playback device or devices. The re-encoded renditions are properly key frame aligned for adaptive bitrate delivery. Contents TutorialTroubleshootingRelated Articles Tutorial Hardware and driver requirements Wowza Transcoder is supported on 64-bit versions of the Windows and Linux operating systems (32-bit versions aren't supported). To run Wowza Transcoder on 64-bit versions of the Windows Server operating system, the following server features are required: .NET Framework 3.5.1Desktop Experience Hardware acceleration Wowza Transcoder supports Intel Quick Sync and NVIDIA NVENC accelerated encoding on Windows and Linux and NVIDIA CUDA accelerated encoding on Windows.

Notes:You should get transcoding working using the built-in default MainConcept software encoder first before trying to get accelerated transcoding to work. From incoming channels: