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 […]

Top 5 VOD Platforms for Online Video Hosting in 2020

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Video-on-Demand, or VOD, is exploding. More and more people want to watch their online videos when and wherever they desire. One recent report found video viewing on VOD platforms “[is] up 155% year-over-year, with an average viewing time of 17.1 minutes per session.” Businesses are taking advantage of this. The video streaming market is predicted […]

Top 10 Live Streaming Platforms for Business [2020 Update]

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When it comes to live video streaming for professional use, there is so much to know.  However, since the top professional-grade live streaming platforms are constantly updating their powerful tools, it is difficult to find reviews and comparisons that include all of the information you need.  For new broadcasters looking to get in the streaming […]

Video Streaming Software: Top 6 Apps for Professional Live Streaming [2020 Update]

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In recent years, we’ve entered a very exciting time for online video. Video is taking over the internet, and users are watching more content online than ever before.  Live video streaming is a helpful tool for individuals and businesses alike. Many businesses use live streaming content to better connect with their audiences.  In this post, […]

Top 5 Streaming Solutions for Video Hosting [Updated for 2020]

Streaming Solutions for Video Hosting

For the past several years, the millennial demographic has consistently increased their consumption of digital video, now spending more time watching videos online as opposed to on TV. Today, the OTT video industry is flourishing with no end in sight. In 2018, OTT revenue in the United States alone grew by more than 25%. Experts […]