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The Best Platforms for Video Hosting of Online Courses

video hosting for online courses

The ever-growing digital world has changed many facets of life. One of the most valuable things to come from the internet is distance learning. With the shift towards online learning, people are able to enroll in programs that were previously impossible due to location restrictions. In addition to its value to society, online education is […]

Video Encoders for Live Streaming – What Broadcasters Need to Know

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Video and live streaming are where it’s at right now. By 2027,  industry analysts are predicting a CAGR of 20.7% and an estimated industry net worth of over 184 Billion dollars. Considering this same market was valued at 30 billion just a few years ago (2016), this represents an unprecedented opportunity for broadcasters.  The extensive […]

Video Encoding: The Definitive Guide [Updated for 2020]

video encoding guide - what it is and how it works

Video technology has undergone massive evolution in the past couple of decades. This growth has come simultaneously with the development of the internet.  While motion pictures—videos made of large collections of still photos—were fine in the age of VHS tapes and even DVDs, it made for excessively bulky files when videos became digital. It became […]

Dacast a Winner of the 2019 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards

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This year has been at exciting one here at Dacast! In August, we celebrated being named one of the Top 50 Online Video Companies–for the second consecutive year. Following that recognition, Dacast was voted a finalist in 4 categories for the 2019 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards. And this month, we are proud to announce […]

Ebook: The Ultimate Guide to Secure Video Hosting

Secure Video Hosting Guide

Introduction Within the next two years, the video streaming market is predicted to be worth $70.5 billion. With that success comes an increase in privacy concerns. In today’s digital world, video security represents an important challenge for businesses and organizations. Security firms are measuring an increase in piracy and other forms of digital attack every […]

Dacast, a finalist in the 2019 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards

This post is in celebration of all of you Dacast broadcasters and supporters. This year, we’re celebrating all broadcasters and businesses who voted for us at Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards–and made us a finalist! “The Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards are the only awards in the industry that are decided by the people who […]

Show your Support and Vote for Dacast at the 2019 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards

Readers choice Award

It’s that time of year again! Streaming Media is running its annual 2019 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards. And that’s where our loyal broadcasters come in! In 2018, Dacast received the award of the Best Small/Medium Business Video Platform. We’ve been nominated again this year in the following categories: OTT Video Platform Small/Medium Business Video […]

Ebook: Video Hosting in China

Video Hosting China EBOOK

Introduction Online video is a massive and rapidly growing industry. Video streaming rose 72.4% between Q1 2018 and Q1 2019 alone. And young people are driving that growth—a sure sign that this trend will continue. In China, the number of people accessing the Internet has increased five-fold over the past decade. No matter what your […]

Ebook: How to Professionally Plan and Produce Video for Business

Plan and Produce Video for Business

Introduction The video streaming market is experiencing massive growth. Overall, the video streaming industry is predicted to be worth $70.5 billion by 2021. Within that industry, live streaming is making up the majority of the expected growth over the next few years. In the words of marketing expert Neil Patel, “Live streaming is accessible and […]