Blog Posts

Live Streaming Spotlight: Capital University

June 29, 2018

Customer: Capital University, Bexley, Ohio

What they Stream: Athletics

Live Streaming Goals: High-quality video to stay ahead of the curve

Destinations: Website, Facebook Live*, YouTube Live, Periscope

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Live Streaming Spotlight: Media Tree

June 28, 2018

Customer: Media Tree, Muscatine, IA

What they Stream: A morning show based in a grocery store, highlighting the community

Live Streaming Goals: Engaging the community and marketing the grocery store

The Setup: Multiple Cameras to Sling Studio to RTMP

Destinations: Facebook Live*, Periscope (Twitter), YouTube Live

We recently had the opportunity to chat with Chad Yocom, owner of Media Tree, a video production company in Muscatine, IA about how his team uses BoxCast to produce daily community shows for Hy-Vee grocery store.

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How to Stream for Multi-Site Churches

June 22, 2018

This post talks about how to send a live broadcast of a service or sermon from one church campus to others with a multi-site player. It's part of our series on Multi-Site Churches.

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Stream from Wirecast to BoxCast

June 21, 2018

This post looks at how to stream from Wirecast to BoxCast. It covers the advantages of the Wirecast and BoxCast integration, and how to stream from Wirecast to the BoxCast platform. It’s part of our series on BoxCast Integrations. 

BoxCast and Wirecast have teamed up to allow you to stream directly to BoxCast using Wirecast's video production software. This integration allows you to use Wirecast's impressive production tools with BoxCast's robust streaming platform.

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BoxCast Named a 2018 Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio

June 20, 2018

This post talks about what makes BoxCast a great place to work in 2018. It's part of our series on BoxCast Culture.

BoxCast is ranked #30 on the Plain Dealer / list of 2018 Top Workplaces in Northeast Ohio in the category of small companies.

BoxCast made the list in it's first year of eligibility, after passing the minimum team size to qualify for the rankings.

The inclusion on this year's list is a validation of what we already know: An incredible team, strong company values, and fast-paced growth make BoxCast a great place to go to work everyday.

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How to Archive and Store Live Streams

June 13, 2018

This post covers how to archive previously streamed broadcasts easily for on-demand playback. It's part of our series on BoxCast Features.

We know that streaming video content live is valuable to viewers who are unable to attend an event in person. However, in many cases, the archives of those broadcasts can be just as important for viewers as the live video.

For that reason, it's important to consider where your archived broadcasts will be available for on-demand playback and how you’re going to get them there.

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Balanced vs. Unbalanced Audio: What's The Difference?

June 11, 2018

Anyone who’s dipped their toes into the waters of live audio production knows that various little things have a huge impact on sound quality. For example, did you know that every cable you use in your production setup has the potential to add noise to your audio feed? It’s important to understand audio cables (and how they’re made) to properly assess which one is right for the job.

Having audio issues? You might want to check out How To Fix Audio Issues On Your Live Stream first.

In this post, we’ll discuss the types of signals different cables carry. As you’ll soon learn, they can either be balanced or unbalanced. Let's dive deeper into what balanced and unbalanced audio means.

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How Much Does Live Streaming Cost?

June 04, 2018

This post talks about the price of starting to live stream. It breaks down different things to consider when beginning to look at your budget. It's part of our series on how to start live streaming.

If your organization is thinking about live streaming its events, one of the first questions that will undoubtedly come up is “So, how much does it cost?”

Let's break it down. This post will outline three main factors to consider when determining your budget.  

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