Author Archives: Elise

How to Setup an IP Camera for RTMP Streaming [Updated for 2021]

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IP cameras, which are also called network cameras, have many advantages that make them popular among broadcasters for live streaming. The biggest advantage is that they provide a greater sense of control and security.  RTMP technology is what makes streaming with this type of camera setup possible. Considering the increasing popularity of IP cameras for […]

Password Protected Live Streaming: What You Need to Know in 2021

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 […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]

AES Video Encryption – The Ultimate Guide to Streaming Video Security [2021 Update]

AES Video Encryption

The live video streaming market is predicted to be worth $70.5 billion USD by 2021. 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 this rapid growth is […]

Comparing The Top 5 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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]