Brightcove Competitors Comparison: DaCast and Ooyala

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Brightcove Competitors Comparison: DaCast and Ooyala

Streaming video services are well on their way to surpassing TV as the preferred way to watch content. According to one 2017 study, over 50% of American adults under 30 used streaming more than traditional tv.  With this trend, viewers are becoming more and more selective about when and where they watch. As a result, video […]

Brightcove Competitors Comparison: DaCast and Ooyala
Nick Small

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

Switching to a New Video Host Is Easier Than You Think

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Switching to a New Video Host Is Easier Than You Think

Have you ever wondered if you’re using the wrong service? It’s a question that often comes to mind when we have a problem with any kind of service. This can be especially true with video hosting and live streaming platforms. Sure, it can be easy to fall into the mental trap of “the grass is […]

Switching to a New Video Host Is Easier Than You Think
Max Wilbert

9 Key Things to Know When Choosing A Live Streaming API

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9 Key Things to Know When Choosing A Live Streaming API

In other blog articles, we cover a wide array of factors to consider when choosing the right streaming service for you. But what about the importance of a live streaming API? When it comes to broadcasting live video stream, you’re not choosing an API per se. You’re choosing the best of the available video streaming […]

9 Key Things to Know When Choosing A Live Streaming API
Max Wilbert

Comparing Livestream alternatives for online video streaming

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Comparing Livestream alternatives for online video streaming

When you search for live video streaming platforms online, you will find a lot of results. These include a mix of solutions aimed at consumers (B2C) and business/professional users (B2B). It can be overwhelming and challenging to know where to start, and harder still to narrow in on the best streaming service for you. This […]

Comparing Livestream alternatives for online video streaming
Max Wilbert

Is Your HTML5 Video Player Fully Compatible?

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Is Your HTML5 Video Player Fully Compatible?

Times are changing in the world of online video. Flash, which dominated online video for decades, is in a terminal decline. Meanwhile, HTML5 video player options and formats continue to expand. This is great news for the security and speed of the internet, but a shakeup for an industry in the throes of exponential growth. […]

Is Your HTML5 Video Player Fully Compatible?
Max Wilbert

How to Stream Live Video On Your Website

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How to Stream Live Video On Your Website

In previous articles, we discuss how to embed video on a website, how to do live streaming, and other related topics. In this article, then, we’ll offer a review of the entire process from start to finish. First, we’ll review the basics for broadcasting live video stream. Next, we’ll discuss how to embed live video stream […]

How to Stream Live Video On Your Website
Elise Lagarde

Introduction to LiveU Live Encoders for Video Streaming

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Introduction to LiveU Live Encoders for Video Streaming

With worldwide OTT streaming video revenue projected to surpass $20 billion by 2019, there’s never been a better time to start streaming video. Corporations, universities, small businesses, and entrepreneurs are all investing in live video streaming—and that requires live encoders for video streaming. In this blog, we’re going to introduce you to a number of […]

Introduction to LiveU Live Encoders for Video Streaming
Max Wilbert