2019 Video Hosting Platform Comparison: 4 alternatives to Wistia

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Online video continues to gain popularity in recent years—and across all age groups! Mobile viewing is a huge factor contributing to this increase in online video consumption. In 2017 alone, the amount of time spent watching online videos on mobile devices increased by an average of 35 percent. Given this trend, more and more businesses […]

Video Marketing Strategy in 5 Steps

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Here at DaCast, we’re in the business of providing video hosting and live streaming solutions. We want our users to succeed, and this blog overall is designed to help our broadcasters do the most successful on-demand and live streaming possible. In this blog post, specifically, we’ll help you to create a video marketing strategy. As […]

Choosing Between Live Streaming Cameras

Choosing Between Live Streaming Cameras

What’s the best camera choice for live streaming? As you might imagine, that’s not a simple question. Live streaming cameras vary widely in quality, price, and the details of how they connect to your system. Some are more flexible than others, some are more user-friendly than others, some provide a higher quality image than others. […]

Streaming Solutions for Broadcasting Online University Courses

streaming solutions for online university courses

Video use in education is booming. It’s been one of the most popular learning technologies for the past several years. This is especially true in higher education, where video is increasingly used in lecture halls. Given this trend, streaming solutions for online university courses have become more important than ever before. At DaCast, we know […]

The Arrival of a New Video Hosting and Live OTT Service

The online video industry is in a state of flux. As technologies mature, the market is reaching a point of saturation. We’ve seen many unique streaming solutions being created in the last few years. And today, new live OTT service providers continue to pop up. However, we’re also seeing the beginnings of an inevitable market […]

MPEG-DASH vs. HLS: What You Should Know Before Your Next Live Stream Event

MPEG-DASH vs. HLS

Streaming video requires that various technologies all work in unison. One aspect of this process involves knowing how to deliver live streams and video-on-demand to your viewers. This article focuses on comparing MPEG-DASH vs. HLS as two of the top streaming protocols. First, we’ll define streaming protocols and how they work. Next, we’ll review the […]

Success Story: How Twin Galaxies Used Video Hosting to Build a Business

Watching video games is now bigger than viewing traditional sports. This “eSports” revolution is hard to believe for some people, but it’s real and it’s here to stay. A billion dollar industry has emerged around this market, and growth continues to explode. Twin Galaxies is one great example of a business that focuses on the […]