Author Archives: Emily Krings

Top 10 Private Streaming Platforms for Broadcasting Secure Live Stream Events [2021 Update]

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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, up from $3 trillion.  In order to avoid becoming part of this statistic, it is important that you choose […]

OTT CMS Video Management Platforms – Everything You Need to Know in 2021

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A video content management system is an integral part of doing business nowadays. With more people telecommuting or working off-site, online video has become a primary means to communicate, collaborate, and conduct business. However, as much of a blessing as live video streaming and video on demand are for broadcasters, they also create unique challenges […]

Best Live Streaming Software for Mac – A Comparison [Updated for 2021]

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 […]

How To Stream Live From iPhone [Updated for 2021]

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 […]

Mobile Live Streaming: How to Broadcast from a Smartphone

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Mobile live streaming is becoming more popular as smartphones and related software improve to suit the needs of professional broadcasting. This approach to broadcasting is often more accessible because it is relatively easy and cost-effective. In this post, we are going to fill you in on everything you need to know about broadcasting from your […]

Comparison of the Top 5 On Demand Video Streaming Solutions [2021 Update]

On Demand Video Streaming

As a broadcaster, deciding whether to live stream your content or release it on a video on demand platform is one of the more important choices you’ll have to make. Once you understand the difference between live and VOD streaming, you have to wade through the various features on all the available VOD platforms. With […]

What is RTMP Ingest and Why is it Important for Live Streaming?

RTMP Ingest

Live streaming is such a valuable tool for schools, businesses, and other professional organizations. Many professional broadcasters use online video players that are equipped with the tools you need to broadcast with very little technical know-how. Even though online video players automate most of the live streaming process, there is so much that goes on […]

What is RTMP? The Real-Time Messaging Protocol: What you Need to Know

RTMP Real-Time Messaging Protocol

Online video streaming continues to become more popular due to the consistent development of supporting technology. One particular online video streaming technology that has played an important role in the rise of this industry is RTMP. RTMP has served as a solution in several different steps of the live streaming process, and its role will […]

HLS Ingest: What It Is and How It’s Compatible with Stream Software Solutions [2021 Update]

HLS Ingest

The online broadcasting industry is constantly evolving to enhance the streaming experience for broadcasters and viewers alike. RTMP and HLS are two protocols that software engineers have tested in a few different roles in an attempt to optimize the live streaming process. Although RTMP (real-time messaging protocol) is currently the most popular protocol for ingest, […]

Comparing The Top 15 Business Video Hosting Solutions in 2021

Business Video Hosting Solutions

Did you know that 53% of enterprises use live streaming for internal use each week? Even more, businesses are using video content as part of their marketing campaigns since over 80% of consumers report that they’re more interested in watching a live video from a brand than reading an article or a social media post. […]