How Your OTT Provider Can Optimize the Mobile Video Experience

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How Your OTT Provider Can Optimize the Mobile Video Experience

Mobile is increasingly the king of content. In 2018, forecasters estimate that 2.38 billion people will be streaming live video or download video. And more than three quarters of these people will be doing so on a mobile device. This article is focused on how your OTT provider can help you optimize for this massive and growing […]

How Your OTT Provider Can Optimize the Mobile Video Experience
Max Wilbert

5 Business OTT Platforms for Over-The-Top Video Content

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5 Business OTT Platforms for Over-The-Top Video Content

Global OTT subscriptions are expected to hit 473 million in 2018, an 18 percent growth from 2017. More and more people are relying on internet video as the primary source of their entertainment. This blog will look at how businesses are leveraging OTT platforms to manage, host, and deliver OTT content at scale. Specifically, this […]

5 Business OTT Platforms for Over-The-Top Video Content
Max Wilbert

Wirecast 8 Video Tutorial for Broadcasting Live to Akamai Network via DaCast

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Wirecast 8 Video Tutorial for Broadcasting Live to Akamai Network via DaCast

*Note to our readers: this article has been updated to reflect Wirecast version 8. In this Wirecast tutorial video, we’ll cover broadcasting with Wirecast, as well as how to connect it to the DaCast service. To start streaming you will need a computer, an internet connection, a DaCast account, and to have created a DaCast […]

Wirecast 8 Video Tutorial for Broadcasting Live to Akamai Network via DaCast
Eliot Miller

Cloudfront vs. CloudFlare vs. Akamai CDN for Live Video Streaming Delivery

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Cloudfront vs. CloudFlare vs. Akamai CDN for Live Video Streaming Delivery

When you’re streaming live video, you need to know your content will reach viewers quickly and reliably. Generally, that means using a Content Delivery Network, or a CDN. A CDN provides better quality live streaming, and allows you to scale to massive viewership while maximizing quality of experience. This blog will compare Cloudfront vs. CloudFlare […]

Cloudfront vs. CloudFlare vs. Akamai CDN for Live Video Streaming Delivery
Max Wilbert

Online Video Broadcasting from a Studio Environment

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Online Video Broadcasting from a Studio Environment

Most television stations uses studio-style broadcasting–and for good reason! A studio setup allows you to instantly produce affordable, highly professional real-time video. In recent years, the cost of video equipment has fallen significantly. Today, as a result of this trend, it’s possible to set up an online video broadcasting studio at an affordable price, even […]

Online Video Broadcasting from a Studio Environment
Max Wilbert

Announcing DaCast’s New Upgraded THEOplayer-based Video Player

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Announcing DaCast’s New Upgraded THEOplayer-based Video Player

We’re excited to announce the release of a new, upgraded HTML5 videp player! Based on THEOplayer, this video player remains as responsive and as flexible as our video.js based video player while providing additional benefits to our broadcasters: New design Better performance when streaming live video Plus new features coming soon Want to know more? […]

Announcing DaCast’s New Upgraded THEOplayer-based Video Player
Max Wilbert

Video Streaming Solutions Comparison: YouTube Live, Livestream, and DaCast

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Video Streaming Solutions Comparison: YouTube Live, Livestream, and DaCast

Starting in 2015, young millennials (ages 14-25) began watching more video on digital devices than on television. That was a watershed moment, and that momentum continues today. Digital video is the rising star of the entertainment world, and video streaming solutions are at the heart of the boom. This blog post offers a video streaming solutions […]

Video Streaming Solutions Comparison: YouTube Live, Livestream, and DaCast
Max Wilbert

Solutions for Live Streaming Video in Corporate Environments

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Solutions for Live Streaming Video in Corporate Environments

Live streaming is becoming increasingly important in the business world. According to one survey, 82 percent of viewers prefer seeing a live stream rather than a brand’s social posts. This blog will examine some of the top solutions for live streaming video in a corporate environment. Specifically, this post will begin by looking at how corporations […]

Solutions for Live Streaming Video in Corporate Environments
Max Wilbert

9 Solutions for Streaming Video in 2018

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9 Solutions for Streaming Video in 2018

We’re living through a digital revolution. Traditional TV is declining, and online streaming video is becoming a larger part of our culture. Today, about one third of online time is spent watching videos. This article will present a selection of the top solutions for streaming video. Specifically, this article will look at 9 solutions for […]

9 Solutions for Streaming Video in 2018
Max Wilbert