Category Archives: Team Blog

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Publishing Point: Ingest Server For Live Streaming

Let’s get physical for a moment. Because live streaming is an Internet thing, it’s easy to think entirely in virtual terms, but physical reality plays a part, too. That includes camera quality, lighting, makeup if possible, camera angles, and of course, reliability and speed of Internet connections. It also includes the architecture used by live […]

EasyLive Cloud Video Editing Guide

Looking for an EasyLive cloud video editing guide? We walk through using the sophisticated, cloud-based platform in tandem with the Dacast live streaming solutions. This tutorial is intended to show off some of how to connect your Dacast account and content to EasyLive, along with showcasing some of the features of the platform. What is […]

Chroma Key Software For Live Streaming

Chroma Key

This is the third in our series of posts on chroma key compositing. We’ve explored what chroma key is–a way of shooting a video before a blank blue or green screen background and then replacing that screen with another background. We’ve discussed the differences between using a green screen and a blue screen, and how to use […]

Dacast Live Streaming Encoder Setup

In our previous tutorial, we covered how to create your Dacast channel. Now we’re going to look at how to complete your Dacast live streaming encoder setup. This will require your video broadcast software, also known as your encoder. After you’ve created your channel, to start your broadcast you will need an encoding software and […]

6 Tips on How to Build a Following For Your Live Streaming

One of the most important questions in the broadcasting video is how to build a following. You want your live streaming video to be seen, after all. Even if you already have a following for other formats and content, not everyone who is used to reading your blog or interacting with you on social media […]

Live Streaming Webcams: Using, Broadcasting, Embedding

The simplest cameras for use with live streaming are webcams. They’re also the cheapest and most easily available, being part of any smartphone or laptop. More advanced cameras deliver more versatility, advanced features that aren’t normally found on webcams, and superior image quality than most webcams. However, they are also much more expensive, especially when […]