Author Archives: Philline Managuelod

How to Set Up a Live Camera Feed and Webcam Stream in 8 Steps

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Live streaming is the latest trend in content creation and sharing. There’s something seemingly more authentic about watching an un-filtered webcam live stream in real-time that resonates with viewers worldwide. So much so that more than half of marketers report live streaming to be their preferred medium of sharing content online. Webcam live streams are […]

Live Streaming Classroom – How to Live Stream Classes Online [2022 Update]

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Online education has never been more important than it is today. The ability to learn online gives more flexibility to both educators and students. Live streaming classes allow students to access education content wherever they are.  While pandemics are not the typical cause for school emergency closures, the need for live streaming classrooms and online […]

The Top 12 Benefits of Live Streaming Church Services [2022 Update]

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Thousands of houses of worship and churches are broadcasting their services online to tap into the many benefits of online streaming. If you are not familiar with online streaming you may be wondering what exactly are the benefits of live streaming church services. In this post, we will explore some of the reasons why churches […]

Best Video CDN Pricing for Live Video Streaming and Video On Demand


  Are you looking for the most competitive video CDN pricing?  As of 2018, Dacast offers some of the most competitive and accessible pricing at all plan levels for live video streaming and video hosting. In particular, we’ve lowered the per GB price for the top two pricing tiers, meaning that you have still had […]

Encoding for Live Streaming

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  When getting started broadcasting live video streams, people often ask what equipment or software they need. Many people think all they need to stream live video is a camera, a microphone, an internet connection, a computer, and a video streaming solution. While those components are necessary, there’s one more aspect that’s just as crucial–encoding […]

The Impact of Live Broadcasting on Media Companies

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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, also called live streaming, now plays an important role in many media businesses. In our video-dominant world, streaming live […]

How to Use Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder to Broadcast


Note to our readers: Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder is NO longer a recommended encoder at Dacast as it is being depreciated by Adobe. As a free encoding software alternative, we recommend OBS Studio and you can access how to use it here.  Looking for streaming solutions for your broadcasts? Want to stream live video […]

Ooyala Competitors Comparison: Dacast, Brightcove & IBM Cloud Video


  Nowadays, with so many options out there, it can be confusing to know which video streaming service to choose.  As the rise of digital media continues, newer technology is replacing traditional forms of video. In fact, gone are the days of waiting for your favorite shows on television. Today, you don’t have to attend […]