7 Live Streaming Solutions for Broadcasting Private Events

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7 Live Streaming Solutions for Broadcasting Private Events

Privacy is under assault. Cyber crime damages are forecast to reach $6 trillion annually within the next three years. Just as digital technology has expanded the reach of information, it has also opened us up to more vulnerabilities. This article will focus on security while broadcasting live private events. Specifically, we’re going to look at […]

7 Live Streaming Solutions for Broadcasting Private Events
Max Wilbert

How to Easily Get Access to A Powerful Live Streaming CDN

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How to Easily Get Access to A Powerful Live Streaming CDN

Let’s say that you’ve committed to a video strategy. The plan is to produce video content for online distribution via multiple channels. Now you face a critical question relating to video distribution: What’s the best way to get your content in front of the maximum number of viewers possible? That’s where a live streaming CDN comes […]

How to Easily Get Access to A Powerful Live Streaming CDN
Max Wilbert

The Explosion of OTT Video and What it Means for Businesses

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The Explosion of OTT Video and What it Means for Businesses

OTT video is exploding in popularity. In the past, video streaming solutions like Netflix were pioneers. Today, they have grown into massive business entities. Many others have entered the field, including HBO, Amazon, Disney—they’re all doubling down on OTT video. With good reason. People are increasingly cutting their cable TV cords and getting entertainment online. That […]

The Explosion of OTT Video and What it Means for Businesses
Max Wilbert

Encoder Settings for HLS Live Streaming

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Encoder Settings for HLS Live Streaming

Live streaming is easier today than it ever has been before. Getting started only requires a few elements. You need a camera, an encoder, an internet connection, and a streaming solutions provider. This article will focus on proper encoder settings, especially for HLS streaming. If you don’t already know, an encoder is a piece of […]

Encoder Settings for HLS Live Streaming
Max Wilbert

How to Setup an RTMP Encoder for Live Video Streaming

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How to Setup an RTMP Encoder for Live Video Streaming

Today we’re going to dive into one of the more confusing topics in live streaming: encoding software and hardware. Encoders are essential for every live broadcast. For many consumer-grade streamers, encoders are invisible. But if you’re interested in higher-quality streaming, you’ll need to consider how to set up an RTMP encoder. In this post, we’ll […]

How to Setup an RTMP Encoder for Live Video Streaming
Max Wilbert

How to Broadcast Live Your Product Launch with Streaming Video

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How to Broadcast Live Your Product Launch with Streaming Video

One of the most popular modern business uses for streaming is to broadcast live product launch videos. As many corporations are discovering, this is a great way to build buzz around a new product release. A live streaming release event can also be a great boost to the sales and momentum of a product, and can […]

How to Broadcast Live Your Product Launch with Streaming Video
Max Wilbert

4 Ways to Leverage the Video Analytics Provided by Your Online Video Platform (OVP)

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4 Ways to Leverage the Video Analytics Provided by Your Online Video Platform (OVP)

Analytics are statistics or measurements of customer behavior. Typically, businesses use this information to determine what it is people do on their websites. This data is a goldmine when it comes to objective assessments of a business’ strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities. Specifically, this article examines video analytics provided by an OVP, or online video platform. […]

4 Ways to Leverage the Video Analytics Provided by Your Online Video Platform (OVP)
Max Wilbert

Converting RTMP to HLS for Live Streaming to Mobile Devices

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Converting RTMP to HLS for Live Streaming to Mobile Devices

In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the media streaming protocols used by DaCast and other video streaming platforms. In particular, we’ll consider common inter-operability issues that arise when streaming live. Finally, we’ll explore how to effectively address potential issues to broadcast live video stream successfully. This is a fairly technical topic, […]

Converting RTMP to HLS for Live Streaming to Mobile Devices
Max Wilbert

Codec Basics for Online Video, Audio, and Live Streaming

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Codec Basics for Online Video, Audio, and Live Streaming

As a broadcaster you are likely familiar with codecs. Video and audio codecs are, as you know, very important when setting up a live stream. However, we can all be forgetful. This article will review the basics and make sure you are offering the best possible experience to your viewers. In this article, we’ll share […]

Codec Basics for Online Video, Audio, and Live Streaming
Max Wilbert

Online Video Streaming Dictionary: Common Terms

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Online Video Streaming Dictionary: Common Terms

Online video and live streaming technology is built on layers of different features, codecs, software, and more. This post will share definitions of common terms used in the online video industry so that you can understand how the technology works. AAC AAC stands for “Advanced Audio Coding,” which refers to an audio codec. AAC is the […]

Online Video Streaming Dictionary: Common Terms
Max Wilbert