Author Archives: Emily Krings

Best Live Streaming Software for Mac – A Comparison [Updated for 2020]

Live Streaming Software for Mac

With nearly a 90 percent share of users, Windows remains the leader of the Desktop OS market. Mobile device usage is also on the rise. That said, Mac OS (formerly OS X) is becoming increasingly popular. As of October 2020, macOS usage accounts for over 13 percent of total computer usage. In fact, the core […]

8 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Video Streaming API

streaming service api

Choosing a video streaming API is a huge undertaking for professional broadcasters. It is one of the most important decision points to make and can be especially daunting for those who want maximum customization capabilities when it comes to optimizing the player in their online video platform. The API you choose to integrate with your video […]

Live Streaming API: 5 Things to Consider When Choosing One

API for Broadcasters and Developers

There is a wide array of factors to consider when choosing the right streaming service for your professional streaming needs, but have you considered the importance of live streaming API? When it comes to broadcasting a live video stream, you’re not choosing a video API per se, but you’re choosing the video streaming platforms with […]

7 Live Streaming Solutions for Broadcasting Private Events

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Over the past decade, digital technology has expanded the reach of information worldwide. However, it has also exposed all of us to more online vulnerabilities. By 2021, cybercrime damages are forecasted to reach $6 trillion annually.  In order to avoid becoming part of this statistic, it is important that you choose a streaming solution that […]

How To Stream Live From iPhone [Updated for 2020]

Streaming From iPhone

Between the release of the first iPhone in 2007 and early 2020, 2.2 billion iPhones have been sold. This smartphone has revolutionized the way that people communicate and access information. The iPhone has evolved into more than a personal device. Its wide range of applications, ease of use, and high-quality camera on the most recent […]

Low Latency Streaming: Choosing a Platform for Live Streaming Without Delay

Low Latency Video Streaming

When it comes streaming live video at the professional level, creating a pleasant experience for your viewers is of utmost importance. Keeping latency low is one thing that contributes to the viewer’s experience.  Minimizing latency allows viewers to watch the events on the screen in close to real-time. Different industries will benefit more than others […]

Streaming Protocols for Live Broadcasting: Everything You Need to Know in 2020

Streaming Protocols

Did you know that 80% of people would rather watch a live stream than read a blog post? Additionally, the typical viewer watches a live stream for at least twice as long as they stick with a standard video.  Live streaming solutions are increasingly popular as live video content becomes a preferred type of media. […]

VOD Streaming – The Premier Content Delivery Strategy

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Video on demand (VOD) is the future of online content delivery. A recent HubSpot survey revealed that audiences prefer video over all other forms of content including emails, infographics, and blog articles. Another report found year-over-year viewing times on VOD platforms up 155% (with almost 20 minutes spent per session). According to Cisco Systems, the […]

Codec vs. Container: Encoder Settings for Live Streaming

Codec vs. Container

Live streaming video content is becoming more prominent in the professional world. Businesses are incorporating videos for sales, marketing, training, and more. People with little to no broadcasting experience are diving headfirst into the world of online video, not realizing how technologically complex this topic is. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to break […]

Top 5 Streaming Solutions for Video Hosting [Updated for 2020]

Streaming Solutions for Video Hosting

For the past several years, the millennial demographic has consistently increased their consumption of digital video, now spending more time watching videos online as opposed to on TV. Today, the OTT video industry is flourishing with no end in sight. In 2018, OTT revenue in the United States alone grew by more than 25%. Experts […]