Category Archives: Dacast News

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

A Major Evolution for your Dacast Live Streaming Channels in 2022

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Dacast would like to notify our customers that on May 1st, 2022, Akamai will be deprecating their RTMP ingest service. To avoid any inconvenience, Dacast has partnered with Limelight Networks to allow you to continue to use your current RTMP encoders while also providing dramatically reduced live streaming latency. This means that Dacast customers using […]

[Product News] Get Even Deeper Insights From Your Audience With Dacast New Analytics

Good news! We just released some amazing improvements to Dacast Analytics. Here is a snapshot of the latest and greatest changes for you: Google Analytics: connect your Google Analytics to your Dacast account and get even more insights from your video content. Per content Analytics: understand better how your viewers consume specific live streams or […]

New Advanced Video Analytics for VOD & Live Streaming

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  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 […]

Dacast, a finalist in the 2020 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 […]

5 misconceptions about live-streaming (and how to improve your own use)

5 misconceptions about live-streamed virtual meetings

  With more people logging in through digital mediums while working from home, streaming video and virtual meetings are more widely viewed. To make your live streaming platform decision easier and demystify what is and isn’t critical in the streaming video space, our COO talked with Fast Company to give you some video performance tips. Take a look […]

Dacast Makes the “Streaming Media Top 50 Companies” List for the 3rd Year in a Row

Streaming Media Top 50 Companies

Dacast, video hosting, and live streaming solutions, has been selected by Streaming Media as one of the top 50 companies that matter most in online video in 2020. The list highlights the companies providing OTT solutions that are “that is both groundbreaking and rock-solid reliable“. Dacast is listed alongside other honorees in the August issue of […]

Are You Making These Mistakes When Moving Your Meeting Online?

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Both planners and tech suppliers had to pivot in a real hurry this spring, moving events from the physical to the digital realm in an instant. By mid-summer, all involved have had some time to contemplate early lessons learned — and share evolving best practices. In the following article, you’ll find what we observed about the […]

5 Tips to Maximize the Value of Video on Demand and Live Streaming for Employee Training

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When done the right way, live streaming and video-on-demand can be among the most engaging, consistent, and cost-effective methods of employee training. In the following Training Industry article, our COO Greg Ellis shares 5 tips to maximize the value of video on demand and live streaming for employee Training: take a look!

Rick Fox’s Latest Venture Offers Gamers A Platform To Be Recognized For Their Feats

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Rick Fox’s latest venture in the gaming world, as a partner with Twin Galaxies, has him excited to bring new experiences with Dacast to gamers all over the world to help connect them, allow them to receive the recognition for their performances to help add value to their gaming hours. In the following Forbes article […]

How To Successfully Take Your Winery’s Sales Online

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When stay-at-home orders went into effect, many wineries launched virtual tastings to offer their customers an experience they could enjoy in the comfort of their homes. Streaming platforms, such as Dacast, made these events possible. As vineyards begin to reopen their tasting rooms, our COO Greg Ellis shares tips on how these supplemental offerings can […]