Wowza Media Systems just announced their new major Wowza Media Server version: Wowza Streaming Engine 4.0. Besides the new name there’s a new GUI that allows you to control the server and individual applications. Think Adobe’s Media Server Console on steroids. Mike Talvensaari, VP of Producs at Wowza,  gives a quick overview of the new product and GUI in this video posted on the new Wowza website. You can also check out the new GUI by singing up for the online demo. Here are 2 quick screenshots with the Home and Application pages of the new GUI : We’re currently testing AVChat, HDFVR and FLVAR on the new Wowza Streaming Engine 4.0 to check for compatibility issues. We’ll get back to you with[…]

Halloween is upon us again this year and we have some special prices this week for you guys. From today (29th of October) until Friday (2nd of November) we have a special offer for most of our products. 25% off the price of new licenses for the following products: AVChat 3 (with discount starts at $97.5 instead of $130) AVConference  (with discount starts at $224.25 instead of $299) FLVAR (with discount starts at $74.25 instead of $99) HDFVR (with discount starts at $149.25 instead of $199) ZuzuBooth (with discount starts at $21.75 instead of $29) and all their integration kits. To get the discount just use the following discount code during checkout: HALLOWEEN2012 . The[…]

Starting with the June build of AVChat we will make a few changes to the way we’ll release builds and issue trial keys for all our products. Regarding new builds Currently we generally try to do a build of AVChat every month on the 1st Monday of that month. We do this to make sure if any bugs show up we’re here during the build day and next day to fix them. Starting with the June build of AVChat we will introduce the notion of beta builds. Beta builds will be available for download from the private client area by clicking the [View All Builds] link. Beta builds will properly be marked as beta and they will be announced in[…]

Just a few days ago I was alarmed on the forum that many users of AVChat started getting the error in the title out of the blue without the chat webmasters doing anything. After a quick investigation we had found the culprit. It seems Adobe has modified something in their latest Flash Player Update ( August 2012 update: it seems the issue also shows up in FP released on 06 August 2012. teh patches at the bottom do not fx the issue for FP . They modified the contents of the pageUrl variable sent by Flash Player when it connects to a media server like FMS, Red5 or Wowza. In FP (released on November 7th, 2011) pageUrl[…]