Dacast a Winner of the 2019 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards

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This year has been at exciting one here at Dacast! In August, we celebrated being named one of the Top 50 Online Video Companies–for the second consecutive year. Following that recognition, Dacast was voted a finalist in 4 categories for the 2019 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards. And this month, we are proud to announce […]

6 Reasons Why You Should Use a Video Marketing Platform

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According to We are Social, 70% of marketers plan to use video marketing this year. That’s because it’s highly effective. Animoto’s Social Video Forecast suggests that 76.5% of marketers and small business owners are getting results with video marketing. And the right video marketing platform can make all the difference. In this article, we’ll share and […]

Podcasting and Audio Streaming Platform

Podcasts and other forms of audio streaming are exploding in popularity. 2019, in particular, has experienced a dramatic jump in podcast listener-ship. At this point, more than half of all people in the U.S. have listened to podcasts. Moreover, one-third of these listeners stream podcasts at least monthly. Audio streaming is a format for the […]

Video Monetization: Alternatives to YouTube to Earn Money from Video

Online video is a huge opportunity for businesses. What used to be the exclusive domain of television is now widely accessible. Cord-cutting is hitting record-setting levels as consumers acknowledge the end of TV. On-demand platforms, as well as linear live streaming, are now replacing traditional more and more. Recognizing this, businesses are shifting their video […]

Ebook: The Ultimate Guide to Secure Video Hosting

Introduction Within the next two years, the video streaming market is predicted to be worth $70.5 billion. With that success comes an increase in privacy concerns. In today’s digital world, video security represents an important challenge for businesses and organizations. Security firms are measuring an increase in piracy and other forms of digital attack every […]

Finding the Right Secure Video Platform for your Business

Online video is increasingly a major component of a business. Cord-cutting is hitting record-setting levels, as consumers follow suit. Whether for marketing, events or as a product itself, video is critical to modern businesses. Experts estimate that video will make up a full 76% of web traffic by 2020. Most of this video will be […]

Dacast, a finalist in the 2019 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards

This post is in celebration of all of you Dacast broadcasters and supporters. This year, we’re celebrating all broadcasters and businesses who voted for us at Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards–and made us a finalist! “The Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards are the only awards in the industry that are decided by the people who […]

Comparing YouTube Live Alternatives: IBM Cloud Video and Dacast

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The future of the internet lies in video. By 2020, it’s estimated that 76% of all web traffic will be video. Smartphones are driving a transformation in digital media. Live video is revolutionizing the industry. Costs are falling as technology gets cheaper. Nowadays, almost anyone with access to a webcam and internet has the ability […]

Software vs. Hardware Encoders for Live Video Streams

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Not clear on the distinction between live broadcast software vs. hardware encoders for live video streams? Well, today’s your lucky day! When it comes to streaming solutions, it’s important to understand encoders to choose the right method for your broadcasts. In this post, we’ll discuss the ins and outs of encoders from the ground up. […]