Author Archives: Elise Furon

Understanding RTMP Cameras: How to Setup an IP Camera for RTMP Streaming [Updated for 2022]

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Creating live streams and video content of any form has two primary sides. The first is your content, and the second is all the hardware and software that makes broadcasting your message possible.  Many technologies and innovations strive to make the latter easier for broadcasters around the globe. Today, we’ll discuss IP cameras and RTMP […]

Password Protected Live Streaming: What You Need to Know in 2022

Password Protected Live Streaming

For most professional broadcasters, privacy and security are an absolute priority. Whether you want to keep internal videos out of the public eye or prevent your live streams from being hacked by online predators, there are tools for keeping your content and information safe. Protecting your live stream with a password is one of the […]

AES Video Encryption – The Ultimate Guide to Streaming Video Security [2022 Update]

AES Video Encryption

The live video streaming market is predicted to be worth $102.09 billion by 2023. The rise of this industry has coincided with the growth of the internet and the trend towards virtual event attendance, distance learning, remote work, and the development of video for marketing and sales. The downside to the explosive growth of live […]

Comparing The 5 Best Chinese Video Platforms for Hosting [2021 Update]

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Online learning has become more important than ever. It gives students the opportunity to attend their dream school, even if the physical location makes it difficult for them to attend classes on-campus. This is especially true for students in China who want to attend schools far from home in countries like the United States, Canada, […]

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 […]

The Top 6 Live Streaming Chat Tools for Broadcasting [2021 Update]

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Virtual events are becoming more and more popular. Broadcasters and event organizers are looking for innovative ways to engage their audience. Live chat tools provide the perfect solution to this problem. Integrating services that support chat for live streaming is a great way to connect with viewers. With the support of these tools, you can […]

Video Encoders for Live Streaming – What Broadcasters Need to Know in 2021

encoder for live streaming

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 […]

The Broadcaster’s Guide to Video Capture Devices for Live Streaming [2021 Update]

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Hosting a professional live stream has a lot of moving parts. In addition to a camera, online video platform, and encoders, some miscellaneous tools for streaming are often overlooked. One of these tools is a video capture device. In this post, we’re going to discuss everything you need to know about video capture devices for […]

Dacast, a finalist in the 2020 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 […]