Author Archives: Max Wilbert

How to Select a Webcasting Solution

Today, more and more businesses are webcasting. In fact, the vast majority of businesses in one survey used a webcasting solution regularly. For example, B2B companies hold almost 61% of the total webinars held in a year. On a related note, businesses today have a global clientele. And they need to reach this audience instantly, […]

Video Streaming Platform News: What You Missed in 2019

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2019 has been a major year for the live streaming industry. We’ve seen acquisitions, market shifts, and technological innovations. Every video streaming platform is becoming more capable than ever. At the same time, some of the big players have taken steps to differentiate themselves from the competition This updated article will review some of the […]

Live Video Streaming API: Top Benefits for Enterprise Business

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Live streaming in increasingly in-use in the workplace. According to one survey, fifty-five percent of enterprises are now using live video for their company or division-wide broadcasts. Furthermore, fifty-three percent stream or broadcast live video in their organization at least once a week, with 29% using it daily. More and more often, enterprises are doing so […]

Live Streaming Politics Is Changing Elections and Government

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In past decades, the only way to get live political news was by watching C-SPAN. Today, however, live streaming politics (along with social networks like Twitter) is the new vehicle of choice for political communication. For example, the US saw a 217% spike in live news viewership during the 2018 midterm election. Politicians and parties […]

5 Best Practices for Secure OTT Video Delivery

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In the U.S. alone, piracy costs the national economy a whopping $29.2 billion annually. Relatedly, security firms are measuring an increase in piracy, hacking, and other digital attacks every year. To fight this problem, OTT video publishers need to implement a range of best practices for secure video delivery. In this blog article, we’ll introduce […]

Who Are The Best Online Video Platform Providers in 2020?

In 2020, which online video platform providers are the best? Of course, the answer to that question depends on your specific needs. Furthermore, there are a lot of online video platforms on the market today. And to further complicate the question, each streaming solution offers a different mix of features, options, and pricing. With all […]

Live Streaming CDN Comparison for High Quality Broadcasts

A CDN, or Content Delivery Network, is a necessity for most online video needs. By distributing content to hundreds or thousands of servers, CDNs increase loading speed, reduce buffering and lagging, and decrease latency. However, CDNs differ in speed, best use, and geography. In fact, that’s why we decided to write this live streaming CDN […]

5 Essential Tools: Live Broadcasting for Media and Event Agencies

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Modern media companies are adapting to a rapidly changing landscape. In just a few short years, we’ve seen the decline of traditional and cable TV and a corresponding explosion in online video. Today, live broadcasting for media and event agencies play a key role in their business success. Why should media and event agencies invest […]

Video Lighting Setup: 6 Best Practices

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Lighting is essential in videography and photography. In fact, it’s so fundamental, it’s even in the name (photo: light, graphy: imaging). This blog post is going to focus on the video lighting setup. We’re going to provide 6 tips in this article. The first few tips will introduce you to the theory of video lighting. […]

Top 5 VOD platforms for Online Video Hosting in 2020

Today, Video-on-Demand, or VOD, is exploding. In particular, more and more people want to watch their online videos when and wherever they desire. For example, one recent report found video viewing on VOD platforms “[is] up 155% year-over-year, with an average viewing time of 17.1 minutes per session.” Unsurprisingly, businesses are capitalizing on this. The […]