How to Stream 4K 360° Content to Facebook Live with Wowza

facebook-liveBy Chris Michaels Have you experienced live 360-degree videos? If you have it's probably from a concert or a sporting event you couldn't get to in person. Now Facebook is getting in on the act with announcing their Live 360 Ready Program. With the help from Wowza Streaming Cloud services, now you can stream live 360-degree videos yourself for Facebook Live. For content creators this is an amazing opportunity to work with 360 video technology and get instant feedback from those watching. For viewers, here is another way to enjoy the technological advances just that much easier.

The recent rise of 360º video allows viewers to be virtually transported to a live event, such as a sporting event, concert or political rally. But to feel like you’re there, you need the highestquality possible. Resolution is critical when you need to show depth of field, crystal-clear images and rich color. Facebook has already led other platforms in playback innovations with its cube-mapping and pyramid-projection technology. Now, with the support of 4K content, Facebook gives content creators the ability to deliver breathtaking experiences to the world’s largest audience....[continue reading]

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