Author Archives: Max Wilbert

Comparing the Top 10 Video CDN Providers for Live Streaming in 2021

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The world is currently undergoing a major digital change. This change is focused on a lot of businesses working remotely, canceling in-person events, and searching for ways to keep in touch with employees and clients through technology. With this shift, video content delivery networks (CDNs) are ramping up business to ensure full accessibility for new […]

How to Choose the Best Online Concert Platform [2021 Update]

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People love concerts, but sometimes it’s difficult to attend the shows they want to. Sometimes the location is an issue or tickets are too expensive. Other times, concerts simply sell out really fast. One way that many promoters, bands, and event companies are overcoming these roadblocks is by live streaming concerts over the internet. This […]

Video Live Streaming Platform Price and Application Comparison [2021 Update]

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Price is an important factor in live video streaming. Price plays a role when it comes to equipment, cameras, staff, and platforms. This article will focus on a pricing comparison between multiple video live streaming platform comparisons. A modern streaming platform is like a Swiss Army Knife for video. These solution providers offer a range […]

How to Setup an RTMP Encoder for Live Video Streaming [Updated for 2021]

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For many B2C broadcasters, software encoders suffice. However, as a professional broadcaster, it is important to consider using RTMP. RTMP is a video streaming protocol that makes high-quality live streaming possible.  Today we’re going to dive into one of the more complicated live streaming topics: RTMP encoding. Let’s discuss how video transcoding fits into a […]

Live Streaming Server – 7 Pros and Cons to Building a Video Hosting Solution [2021 Update]

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Taking a DIY approach to streaming and setting up your own live streaming server may sound like a simple approach to broadcasting live. The fact that everything can be done in-house and on your own terms can be incredibly appealing. Unfortunately, there are a few serious drawbacks to rolling out your own live streaming server.  […]

Best OBS Studio Settings for Broadcasting Live Streams [Updated for 2021]

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As live video streaming becomes more popular in our day-to-day lives, many businesses are experimenting with broadcasting. For those who are new to live streaming, this involves learning to deal with the many technicalities involved in streaming live video.  It’s pretty easy to create high-quality live streams today, but successful live broadcasts require a little […]

10 Best OTT Service Providers for VOD and Live Streaming [2021 Update]

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Did you know that nearly half of the homes in the United States have multiple subscriptions to over-the-top (OTT) streaming services? According to a study by streaming media tracker Parks Associates found, these customers weren’t able to find all their interests in one OTT solution provider, which is why they’re subscribing to many.  With the […]

Cloud Transcoding: What It Is and Why It’s Important [2021 Update]

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Online video streaming quality plays a huge role in the viewer experience. In fact, video quality is so important that OTT broadcasters run the risk of revenue losses of up to 25% when their streaming quality is compromised.  Transcoding and encoding are two important processes that help broadcasters maintain high-quality streams. Cloud transcoding, in particular, […]

Video Transcoding: Technology You Need to Improve Your User’s Experience

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In a late 2017 study, 63 percent of streaming video viewers cited buffering issues as the most serious problem they encounter. That number represented an increase from the 2016 figures, and the same findings are true today.  Overall, they point to a very serious challenge with online video. How can you provide a good quality […]