DaCast is the perfect streaming service platform for user and corporate created video content, for both professionals and hobbyists. DaCast provides the rich tools needed to get your streaming done, while the platform is flexible to meet your needs, with live or on demand streaming, high quality bitrates, an included media player and extensive monetization options.
Live or VOD streaming, DaCast is equipped to let you utilize both to the fullest. The system is set up to support a variety of RTMP enabled encoders, allowing for a platform that’s easy to use for both novices and experienced broadcasters. Transitioning from a previous streaming service to DaCast is effortless, as you can reuse the encoder your already familiar with. For beginners, the system provides a detailed walkthrough in getting set up with an included, free encoder.
DaCast supports an endless number of stream qualities, including high definition. Go 3MBps for a true high definition experience, with incredible quality for viewers to enjoy. If the mobile market is the target, then streaming at low bitrates is also supported. Both H264 and VP6 streaming are fully supported, allowing for great looking content that is more readily available over a variety of connection speeds. To make the most use of the high definition experience, DaCast content can also be broadcast full screen for viewers to enjoy.
To broadcast media content, video on DaCast is streamed from an included flash media player. This comes with a customizable player skin so that the video player can be tailored to match the theme of a previously created site. The player can be branded with your own logo as well, and can be delivered in a variety of ways, including: websites, social networks such as Facebook and a channel page created on DaCast that can be shared.
Through including robust monetization options, DaCast users can create video that qualifies as premium content. Traditional video ads can also be attached to allow a quick, low involvement way to generate revenue. Pay per view and subscription features are also available, and are supported through a unique Pay-in-Play interface that allows for quick payment directly in the media player. DaCast’s goal is allowing you to stream video and begin profiting instantly, with all features being ready to use right out of the box, payment system included.