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Ebook: The Ultimate Guide to Secure Video Hosting

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

It’s that time of year again! Streaming Media is running their 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

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

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 […]

Webinar: Everything You Need To Know About Delivering Video Into China

In early 2019, DaCast–an established SaaS platform offering video hosting and live streaming solutions–acquired video hosting platform vzaar. This acquisition brings together two major players in the online video streaming industry. Overall, it will allow diverse businesses to access more powerful video hosting and live streaming solutions at the best rates. Since its founding in […]

Ebook: A Complete Guide to The Flipped Classroom

Introduction Education is changing rapidly as modern technologies are increasingly influencing the way we teach. One study indicates that eighty-eight percent of universities reported findings that video increases student achievement levels. Other similar research has shown that video use in the education can be “highly effective.” These outcomes are reflected among educators as well, with […]

Chinese Video Hosting for Education and eLearning

China video hosting

The growing demand for online courses is showing no signs of slowing down, particularly in China. Nonetheless, the majority of online video platforms are unable to stream content to China reliably. In this article, we’ll explore how eLearning businesses and higher-education institutions can successfully deliver quality playback via China video hosting.   Table of Contents […]

Streaming Video Security: AES Video Encryption

Within two years, the live video streaming market is predicted to be worth $70.5 billion USD. Already, it’s a massive industry. However, with growth has also come security problems. In fact, security firms are measuring an increase in piracy, hacking, and other digital attacks every year. And the video industry isn’t exempt! Luckily, there are […]

Case Study: How BigTrends Delivers High-Quality On-Demand Education Videos

BigTrends is an online publishing company that specializes in providing investors with real-time trading options and investment education. Over the past 15 years, BigTrends founder and CEO Price Headley has become a regular fixture in financial news media. Among others, these media outlets include CNBC, Bloomberg Television, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. From […]