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How To Stream Live From iPhone [Updated for 2020]

Streaming From iPhone

Between the release of the first iPhone in 2007 and early 2020, 2.2 billion iPhones have been sold. This smartphone has revolutionized the way that people communicate and access information. The iPhone has evolved into more than a personal device. Its wide range of applications, ease of use, and high-quality camera on the most recent […]

AES Video Encryption – The Ultimate Guide to Streaming Video Security

Streaming Video Security

The live video streaming market is predicted to be worth $70.5 billion USD by 2021. The rise of this industry has coincided with the growth of the internet and the trend towards virtual event attendance, distance learning, remote work, and the development of video for marketing and sales. The downside to this rapid growth is […]

Low Latency Streaming: Choosing a Platform for Live Streaming Without Delay

Low Latency Video Streaming

When it comes streaming live video at the professional level, creating a pleasant experience for your viewers is of utmost importance. Keeping latency low is one thing that contributes to the viewer’s experience.  Minimizing latency allows viewers to watch the events on the screen in close to real-time. Different industries will benefit more than others […]

What is the Best Audio Codec for Online Video Streaming?

Audio Codec

Most conversations about live stream quality automatically jump to the visual aspects. We talk about crisp images without any buffering or lag. Although it is often forgotten, audio is an equally important component of the viewer experience. In order to maintain the quality of your live stream’s audio, you need to make sure that you […]

Streaming Media Solutions with Low Latency Integrated Option

Low Latency

The video streaming market is predicted to be worth $70.5 billion by 2021. Live streaming is making up the majority of that growth. As online video continues to grow explosively, businesses are increasingly focused on improving quality when streaming live video. This blog will focus on streaming media solutions and low latency streaming solutions. Specifically, […]

Live Streaming Apps for iPhone with RTMP iOS Ingest

Best Live Streaming Apps for iPhone

Mobile live video streaming is on the rise, especially when it comes to providing coverage of live events or on-site segments. Unless you have a dedicated camera crew, carrying around a camcorder at an event your hosting or attending doesn’t always make sense. That’s why many people are reaching in their pockets for a convenient […]

Mobile Live Streaming: Why Convert RTMP to HLS?

Converting RTMP to HLS

With the help of streaming solutions, like Dacast, it can be easy to forget that there is a highly technical process that occurs behind the scenes of live streaming. The technology that transports live streams between recording equipment, the encoder, the live streaming platform, and the user-facing video player is called a streaming protocol. The […]

Streaming Protocols for Live Broadcasting: Everything You Need to Know in 2020

Streaming Protocols

Did you know that 80% of people would rather watch a live stream than read a blog post? Additionally, the typical viewer watches a live stream for at least twice as long as they stick with a standard video.  Live streaming solutions are increasingly popular as live video content becomes a preferred type of media. […]

HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) – The Pros and Cons and How it Works

HTTP Live Streaming HLS

This blog focuses on HLS, or HTTP Live Streaming, which is one of the most popular protocols used to stream video today. HLS is an adaptive bitrate live streaming video protocol. Originally developed by Apple for use on iOS, Mac OS, and Apple TV devices, HLS streaming has become the most widely used live video […]

What is HLS Streaming and When Should You Use It? [2020 Update]

hls streaming protocol

In the past, Adobe’s Flash video technology was the main method of delivering video via the internet. In recent years, however, there’s been a major shift in the world of online video. Specifically, online video delivered by protocols like HLS streaming and played by HTML5 video players has increasingly replaced Adobe’s Flash protocol. For both […]