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 […]

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 […]

What is HLS Streaming and When Should You Use It? [2020 Update]

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In the past, Adobe’s Flash video technology was the main method of delivering video via the internet. In recent years, however, there’s been a major shift in the world of online video. Specifically, online video delivered by protocols like HLS streaming and played by HTML5 video players has increasingly replaced Adobe’s Flash protocol. For both […]

What is a Video Content Management System (CMS) and How to Choose one for Your Business

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In the ever-evolving digital landscape, businesses are always looking for new ways to create interesting, informative content that people will pay money to access. Video is increasingly becoming a major part of the online content landscape, and its influence on overall online user behavior grows annually. For example, YouTube boasts that one billion hours of […]

HD Live Streaming for Professionals: How to Broadcast High Quality Video

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There are several aspects that set professional broadcasting apart from amateur productions. The presentation of your content is more important than the content itself. Two major aspects are audio quality and streaming video resolution. Today, we’re going to focus on the latter.  Video resolution is an essential feature of any video-watching experience. Live-streamed video content […]

Best Live Stream Encoding Software Options [Updated for 2020]

Live Stream Encoding Software Options

The quality of your live stream can make or break your audiences’ experience. Lagging video and shaky audio becomes a distraction from the message you’re trying to share. Encoding your video content—or converting the raw video file into a digital one—is one of the best things you can do to maintain professional quality. This requires […]

6 Drawbacks to Rolling Out Your Own Live Streaming Server

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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. […]

How to Use Multi-Bitrate Streaming for On Demand Video Upload

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Providing your on-demand video viewers with the best user experience should be a priority. Making sure your viewers can stream your content in the optimal quality for their internet speed is a must. Multi-bitrate streaming is a video hosting tool that allows you to do just that. Multi-bitrate streaming allows your audience to access the […]

Encoding Software: Everything You Need to Know in 2020

Encoding Software

One essential element for live streaming is functional live stream encoding software (or hardware). Encoding software is a tool that transcodes video from one format to another. An encoder allows you to capture video content coming from a source you previously selected (your webcam, a camera, or your phone). Then the encoder allows you to […]

AVOD: The Definitive Guide to Ad-Based Video on Demand

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Video content plays many roles in the professional world. Some businesses and organizations use videos for sales and marketing, and others use it to host remote events or training sessions. Since trends in online video streaming are on the rise, many businesses and professional content creators are monetizing on-demand videos. There are a few types […]