Firefox 52 disables NPAPI plugins support

In the newly released Firefox 52, all plugins built on the old NPAPI technology are disabled by default, except for Flash, which Mozilla plans to support for a few more versions.

NPAPI stands for Netscape Plugins API and is used by the nanoStream Web Browser Plugin for live encoding with H264/AAC/RTMP.

You can still proceed using plugins with a configuration option.

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Use Case: Hauppauge – Stream-Eez Pro

Hauppauge has a long tradition specializing in TV tuners and data broadcast products. Live video streaming has become an important tool for offices, university campuses, and other event organizers, who want to increase their outreach. In these places, video broadcasts have to be set up easily and guarantee secure transmission of the stream.

Hauppauge partnered with nanoStream to enable easy, secure event live streaming with ultra-low latency for large audiences. The Hauppauge StreamEez-Pro is a video encoder that connects to any HDMI high definition camera. It is a great live streaming tool for on-premise installation for any use case that requires the use of local servers. Users can stream church events, school sport meets, local school board meetings, town hall meetings and any other live event.

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