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Telestream Wirecast to support Akamai
Telestream has released of Wirecast v3.5.3 webcast software with support for Flash media streaming through the Akamai content distribution network. The integration provides access to this worldwide CDN directly from within the Wirecast user interface.
Wirecast v3.5.3 adds streaming of the Flash Web format using Akamai services and now supports Adobe Flash Media Server user authentication. Wirecast controls real-time switching between multiple live video cameras, while dynamically mixing in other source media, such as QuickTime movies, music, audio and slides. Features such as chroma key, 3D graphics and built-in titles merge seamlessly with Wirecast's layering system, allowing users to easily create live and on-demand broadcasts for anyone who wants to stream to the Web.