Technical Requirements

Watching Videos On-Demand:

Videos hosted on the UO Channel are available for viewing using HTML5 or Flash playback. We recommend using the most recent version of your preferred web browser, and the most recent version of Flash if your web browser is unable to playback the videos using HTML5.

Watching Live Web Streams:

Live web streams on the UO Channel are available for viewing using Wowza Media Systems™ lightweight HTML5 and Flash player that plays Apple HLS streams in any browser, on any device. Wowza Player supports Flash playback on older browsers that don’t support HTML5. We recommend using the most recent version of your preferred web browser when viewing live web streams.

  • Wowza Player runs on Windows 7 or later and Mac OSX 10.8 or later.
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 or greater, Firefox 5.0 or greater, Chrome 36 or greater, and Safari 7.0 or greater.
  • Features not available:
    • Auto-play is not currently supported wihen viewing on a mobile device.
    • Volume is adjusted by means of the device hardware controls rather than through the on-screen UI.
    • iPhones and iPods will always render Wowza Player in full-screen. (iPads will play in-line.)

For the most up-to-date information on the currently supported operating systems and browsers for Wowza Player, please visit the Technical Specification section on the Wowza Player website.