Wowza Unveils Professional Facebook Live Streaming Appliance

Wowzaâ„¢ Media Systems, the recognized gold standard in streaming software and services, has unveiled the Wowza ClearCasterâ„¢, an appliance built for professional broadcasters and streamers seeking an easy way to improve reliability for streaming on Facebook Live, the company said.

Designed in collaboration with Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), the ClearCaster appliance is built from the ground up to ensure the most successful broadcasts and engaging conversations on Facebook Live, from any workflow.

ClearCaster allows you to stream in 1080p30–and even up to 4K UHD (Ultra High Definition), when supported. ClearCaster easily connects to cameras, editing bays and live production studios to deliver programming directly to Facebook, without requiring changes to existing broadcast workflows.

Wowzaâ„¢ Media Systems is the recognized gold standard of streaming, with more than 20,000 customers in 170+ countries. By reducing the complexities of video and audio delivery to any device, Wowzaâ„¢ enables organizations to expand their reach and more deeply engage their audiences, in industries ranging from education to broadcasting. Service providers, direct customers and partners worldwide trust Wowza products to provide robust, customizable and scalable streaming solutions–with powerful APIs and SDKs to meet organizations´ evolving streaming needs. Wowza was founded in 2005, is privately held, and is headquartered in Colorado. For more information, visit ClearCaster is a trademark of Wowza Media Systems. Facebook and Facebook Live are trademarks of Facebook, Inc.