Benefits of Live Streaming On Websites

Just about every form of media has been usurped by the Internet. Case in point: video. As the use of traditional video cameras continues to decline dramatically, the Internet has swooped in to replace that outdated technology. In turn, the digital video trend has given rise to online video as a dominant media form. Today, […]

5 Christmas Programs for Streaming Live Church Services

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It’s that time of year again – Christmastime! It’s also the busiest time of the year for churches all around the world. During the holiday season especially, many pastors and leadership groups are seeking new ways to reach a bigger congregation. In fact, some have already discovered one of the best ways to increase their […]

Cloud Video Transcoding / Encoding for Small & Medium Businesses

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How can you provide the best possible video streaming quality to your viewers? This has long been a serious challenge for broadcasters. In one study, 63 percent of viewers cited buffering issues as their most serious problem when watching online videos. And when viewers have quality problems, they tend to leave your website and not return. And […]

7 Ways To Increase Viewership on Live Event Broadcasts

Are you tired of your live streaming material going to waste? Are you struggling to gain viewers for your live broadcasts? When it comes to ways to increase viewership on live event broadcasts, there’s a lot to keep in mind. Even when you know you have information people want to see, growing and maintaining your […]

Why and How To Use a Church Streaming Service

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Churches and religious organizations of all types are operating in a changing modern world. Starting four years ago, young millennials ages 14-25 began watching more video on digital devices than on television. Live streaming video online is now easier and more affordable than ever before. Using a church streaming service allows congregations to reach a […]

The Ooyala Online Video Platform Is Shutting Down. What Are Your Options?

In February 2019, Brightcove announced that it was acquiring the Ooyala online video platform. This $15 million deal brought together two major players in the OTT solutions and video hosting industry. Now, current customers of the Ooyala online video platform face a bad situation. Brightcove is pulling the plug on Ooyala completely. In fact, Ooyala will […]

Video Live Streaming: History, Present, and Future

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As industry magazine Streaming Media puts it, “we’ve seen the meteoric rise of streaming video across every aspect of modern work and entertainment.” It’s only by looking backward that we can truly appreciate how rapid this rise in video streaming has been. In fact, 15 to 20 years ago, the online video didn’t really exist. […]

Which is the Best Online Video Player?

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In today’s highly digital world, publishers have a lot on their plates already. Content, marketing, metrics, contracts, monetization–and the list goes on. In recent years, online video has grown explosively. Relatedly, with video streaming rising 72.4% between Q1 2018 and Q1 2019, publishers today have even more to keep track of. As a result, professional […]

5 Success Stories for Marketing Your Business Using a Video Hosting Solution

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Here at Dacast, we’ve worked with thousands of customers in all sorts of different industries. Despite their differences, all of them have sought a business video hosting solution that can help their work to succeed. Whether in education, sales, sports, government, banking, or something else, professionals need a video hosting manager with certain basic features. […]

5 Ways to Measure Your Live Video Streaming Impact

The live streaming industry is booming. All sorts of organizations are seeing great results from live streaming. In fact, companies that use video are likely to have 41% more web traffic from search than non-users. In short, it’s an excellent time to stream live video. But is your live video streaming effective? Is it reaching […]