What is the Best Video Live Streaming Solution for TV Stations?

The TV industry is changing rapidly. After more than a half-century of dominance, traditional TV broadcasts are fading in popularity. Starting in 2015, young millennials (ages 14-25) began watching more video on digital devices than on television. This trend is only accelerating since then. In response, many TV stations are shifting to the use of a video live […]

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Comparing OTT Video Providers: Kaltura, Brightcove, Ooyala & DaCast

Still a relatively new video distribution approach, Over The Top video (OTT) continues to push the big dogs—cable and broadcast TV—towards the fringes. With Netflix an early adopter of this trend, OTT video providers have exploded in numbers in recent years. Amazon, Apple, and dozens of other major companies have explored this approach. For example, […]

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Video Live Streaming Platform Comparison: Pricing (2018 Update)

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Video Live Streaming Platform Comparison: Pricing (2018 Update)

Price is an important factor in live video streaming. Price plays a role when it comes to equipment, cameras, staff, and platforms. This article will focus on a pricing comparison between multiple video live streaming platform comparisons. A modern live streaming solution is like a Swiss Army Knife for video. These solutions provide a range of […]

Video Live Streaming Platform Comparison: Pricing (2018 Update)
Max Wilbert

AWS vs Akamai CDN Service for Live Video Streaming

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AWS vs Akamai CDN Service for Live Video Streaming

One third of all online activity is spent watching video and live video streaming in particular is exploding in popularity. This article will focus on CDN services for professional live streaming. CDNs exist to solve the problem of content delivery: moving data around the planet. Increasingly, that data is made of video. Seventy-nine percent of all […]

AWS vs Akamai CDN Service for Live Video Streaming
Max Wilbert

E-Learning: Does Your Streaming Video Solution Offer Chapter Markers?

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E-Learning: Does Your Streaming Video Solution Offer Chapter Markers?

Increasingly, education is moving online. One survey found that 88 percent of universities have reason to believe that video increases student achievement levels. Primary schools and life-long-learning enterprises are also increasingly offering video e-learning resources via cooperation with a streaming video solution. As one article put it, “Video is becoming as ubiquitous in classrooms as laminated periodic […]

E-Learning: Does Your Streaming Video Solution Offer Chapter Markers?
Max Wilbert

2018 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards

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2018 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards

DaCast Online Video Platform is nominated for the Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards for the 6th year in a row! We are very excited to be nominated in the following categories: Best Live Streaming Platform Best Media & Entertainment Video Platform Best Education Video Platform Best Enterprise Video Platform Best Small/Medium Business Video Platform Are you […]

2018 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards
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How to Monitor Your Live Video Stream Using Real-Time Analytics

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How to Monitor Your Live Video Stream Using Real-Time Analytics

The global enterprise video market is expected to reach $40.84 billion by 2022. That’s an annual growth rate of more than 20 percent. More than 30 percent of fans now stream sports to their phones or tablets. Live video is increasingly important. That means you should pay close attention to how it performs via stream […]

How to Monitor Your Live Video Stream Using Real-Time Analytics
Max Wilbert

Streaming Video Hosting: Common Challenges and How to Deal With Them

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Streaming Video Hosting: Common Challenges and How to Deal With Them

Video is a powerful communication tool. Businesses and organizations of all types are increasingly relying on online video and live video streaming as a key cornerstone of marketing and operations. According to one survey, 76.5% of marketers and small business owners are getting results with video marketing. This article will look at professional streaming video […]

Streaming Video Hosting: Common Challenges and How to Deal With Them
Max Wilbert

Best OBS Studio Settings for Broadcasting Live Streams on Akamai Network

As live video streaming becomes more ubiquitous in our daily lives, more people than ever are trying out broadcasting. And this means that live streaming newbies are learning to deal with the technical issues inherent to stream live video. Don’t misunderstand—it’s pretty darn easy to create a high-quality live stream today, but it does take a […]

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