Author Archives: Emily Krings

The Definitive Guide to Video Streaming Technology in 2021

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Live streaming over the internet has evolved at a rapid rate over the past decade. New technology has improved and simplified the streaming experience for broadcasters and viewers alike. Over the past year, in particular, the value of live streaming in every facet of life has really shone through. Live streaming makes it possible to […]

How to Live Stream an Event: A Step-by-Step Guide [2021 Update]

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In recent years, live-streamed events have become the norm in our technology-driven and globally-connected society. In fact, the live streaming industry grew by 99% between April 2019 and April 2020. Since this trend is still on the rise, now is the best time to learn how to live stream an event. Today, it’s possible for […]

15 Benefits of Live Streaming with a Professional Service for Business [2021 Update]

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There are many benefits of live streaming. For starters, making your in-person events available for remote attendance is a great way to widen your business or organization’s reach. With the help of a professional live streaming platform, you can host your first live stream event with little to no technical know-how. In this post, we’ll […]

Live Streaming CDNs – What Broadcasters Need to Know [2021 Update]

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You’ve made the decision that you’re going to create content online, now it’s time to figure out how you’re planning to get it seen. You will want your content in front of the maximum number of viewers possible. That’s where a live streaming content delivery network (CDN) comes in. There are many possible live streaming […]

Immersive Video: Everything You Should Know About VR Videos in 2021

Immersive Video

Immersive video is becoming a hot topic across many industries as the technology becomes more consumer-friendly and accessible. Businesses and organizations are using immersive video to reach their audiences in many different ways. In this post, we’re going to cover the basics of immersive video before we dive into some industry shifts that are making […]

Bitrate vs. Resolution for Professional Broadcasting [2021 Update]

Bitrate vs. Resolution

There are some common misconceptions about bitrate and resolution when it comes to professional broadcasting. It is often assumed that bigger is better, but when it comes to bitrate vs resolution, that is simply not the case. Bitrate and resolution settings can be manipulated to control the quality of an uploaded video or live stream. […]

Enterprise Video Streaming Solutions: 7 Features to Look for in 2021

Enterprise Video Streaming Solutions

Businesses are incorporating enterprise live video streaming into their marketing operations now more than ever.  The global enterprise video market is expected to be worth $19.8 billion by 2023. This represents an annual growth rate of the video market of more than 20%.  In this post, we’ll talk about some valuable live streaming features and […]

Live Commerce: How eCommerce Businesses Can Improve Sales with Video Streaming

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Over the past several years, the internet has become more accessible and online paywalls have become more secure. These technological improvements coupled with a growing realization of the convenience of online shopping have led to the rapid growth of eCommerce. The eCommerce business model has proven to be a success because it accommodates shoppers by […]

How to Choose Online Video Hosting for Professional Broadcasting

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In the past few years, video streaming has completely upended the world of broadcasting. Many industries are finding ways to use professional broadcasting and online video hosting to support their goals. Businesses are using live video streaming for everything from simple product demos and to large-scale live events.  Today, we’ll take a look at what a video […]

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

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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, […]