Category Archives: Dacast News

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

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 […]

Dacast Makes the “Streaming Media Top 50 Companies” List for the 2nd 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 2019. 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 […]

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 […]

Dacast listed in the 100 Top Video Streaming Services for the 5th year

Online video has become essential for businesses and companies that use video features to grow revenue 49% faster than those that don’t. Therefore, choosing a video streaming solution plays an essential role in your business strategy and can be a tough choice especially since the streaming market is getting crowded. This is the reason why […]