Category Archives: Dacast News

All the latest product and feature updates are published and shared in this category.

5 Expert Tips for Engaging, Safe Virtual Meetings

virtual meetings

We are relying on technology now more than ever to host virtual meetings. But let’s be honest, not all of us were born event tech experts, and that’s why we decided to share some tips with Smart meetings to ensure you are making the most out of your virtual event, in the following article: 

10 Creative Adaptations for Fitness-Based Businesses

Fitness-Based Businesses Streaming

If your fitness business has failed to generate sufficient revenue during government-mandated closures, you’re not alone. In the following article, Best Company shares some adaptation ideas, that gyms across the country have utilized to stay in shape financially and remain engaged with clients for a future return, or both: 

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

SMRCA Dacast

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 […]

Dacast’s New Partnership with Inplayer for Advanced Paywall

Dacast's New Partnership

We are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership that brings powerful new monetization functionality to Dacast! We’re now partnering with InPlayer to bring a full revamp of our secure paywall to all of our users. This will allow you to monetize your live streams and VOD content easier than ever before. Worldwide OTT revenue […]

E-Learning: Does Your Streaming Video Solution Offer Chapter Markers?

streaming video solution

Increasingly, education is moving online. One survey found that 88 percent of universities have reason to believe that video increases student achievement levels. Primary schools and life-long-learning enterprises are also increasingly offering video e-learning resources via cooperation with a streaming video solution. As one article puts it, “Video is becoming as ubiquitous in classrooms as laminated […]

Dacast Acquires vzaar, Expanding its Comprehensive OTT Solution

Vzaar Dacast Merge

SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2019/PRNewswire/ – Dacast–an established SaaS platform offering video hosting and live streaming solutions–has acquired vzaar, the video hosting platform for businesses and trusted by users worldwide. This acquisition, which was announced today, brings together two major players in the online video streaming industry. “We are excited to welcome vzaar into the […]

2018 Dacast Video Hosting and Live Streaming Solutions New Features Roundup

Dacast 2018 New Features

Here at Dacast, we’re always working to improve our video hosting and live streaming solutions. This blog is all about celebrating the powerful features we’ve been able to provide our users. These have powered great streaming experiences for our customers. 2018 was a big one for us here at Dacast, and for our users! Thanks […]

New Advanced Video Analytics for VOD & Live Streaming

Here at Dacast, we’re constantly innovating in online video. In the last year, we’ve added a bunch of new features to our online video platform. Most recently, we released our HLS Direct low latency streaming solution, in conjunction with a new, more powerful video player. Our latest feature is a new, advanced video analytics dashboard. […]

Announcing Dacast’s New Upgraded Video Player

We’re excited to announce the release of a new, upgraded HTML5 video player! This video player remains as responsive and as flexible as our video.js based video player while providing additional benefits to our broadcasters: New design Better performance when streaming live video Want to know more? Keep on reading! Dacast video player  As of […]

Partnership Announcement: Cleeng and Dacast

We’re happy to announce a new integration! Dacast and Cleeng have come together to make it easier than ever for Dacast users to integrate Cleeng’s powerful pay per view streaming and subscription solution for video monetization. Cleeng’s paywall solution and its advanced features can now be added easily to Dacast user accounts! Monetization is one […]