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Guide to Split-Screen Streaming

As a broadcaster, there is a wide variety of effects you can add to enhance your video stream. One of the more technically challenging effects is split-screen streaming. With the split-screen steaming effect, users combine two (or more) live video streams into a single presentation. Each discrete view maintains in its own section of the […]

Best Practices to Broadcast Outside

Broadcasting live streaming video from a studio with all the amenities is one thing. You have the best Internet connection, cameras, computer equipment, and software that you can afford. You control everything and can rely on all the infrastructure of broadcasting, letting you concentrate on the art itself. But what about the times when you […]

Best H.264 Encoder Settings for Live Streaming

Encoder Settings for Live Streaming

H.264 is a next-generation protocol for high definition video compression. Most newer encoders today are compatible with this protocol and suitable for live streaming with compact files. In most cases, particularly if you want to stream the best, highest-quality video content, you will want to use this protocol. Any of the encoders and webcam broadcast […]

How to Broadcast Live Using Prerecorded Video

Most likely, those reading this already know how to broadcast live video. For example, you may already know how to stream live video on your website with an encoder, a streaming service, and one or more dedicated webcams or IP cameras. Sometimes, however, streaming video content can get a bit more complicated. Sometimes you want […]

How to Fully Test Before Your Church Live Stream

Are you interested in live streaming your church’s events? Learn what equipment you’ll need and how to fully test before live video streaming. From cameras and encoders to professional streaming services, we’ll cover a full range of live streaming equipment you’ll need to test before broadcasting. End-to-end test This will encompass everything we talked about from […]

How to Use Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder to Broadcast

Note to our readers: Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder is NO longer a recommended encoder at Dacast as it is being depreciated by Adobe. As a free encoding software alternative, we recommend OBS Studio and you can access how to use it here.  Looking for streaming solutions for your broadcasts? Want to stream live video […]

Best Practices for Local Government to Broadcast Live Streaming Content

The question of how to broadcast live video isn’t just for pro live streamers anymore; it’s for local government, too! This article covers the 9 best practices for local government to broadcast live streaming content. Local government generally strives to be self-evident with its citizens. To get accurate information out quicker and more efficiently, live […]