Live Streaming Spotlight: Redeemer Church

July 05, 2018

Customer: Redeemer Church- Madison, GA

What they Stream: Church services

The Setup: 3 Cameras and ProPresenter into a video switcher into the BoxCaster

Destinations: Their Website, Facebook Live, and YouTube Live

We recently had the opportunity to speak with the team at Redeemer Church in Madison, Georgia about how they use BoxCast to live stream their worship services.

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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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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 / cleveland.com 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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How to Integrate BoxCast with ProPresenter

June 07, 2018

Thousands of organizations use ProPresenter for enhancing events with top quality presentations and production elements. This post will teach you how to set up your workflow to integrate BoxCast and ProPresenter. It's part of our series on BoxCast Integrations.

Because BoxCast uses the BoxCaster to encode video, there's no need to purchase an additional computer to stream. While setups may vary by case, here's the most  basic way to integrate ProPresenter and BoxCast to stream high production video using these two powerful tools.

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How to Stream Government  Meetings to Facebook Live, YouTube Live, and Twitter

May 29, 2018

This post addresses streaming public meetings to multiple destinations including Facebook Live, YouTube Live, and Periscope (Twitter). It's part of our series on local government live streaming.

Streaming council meetings on your website is a great start to public meeting transparency. However, as more and more platforms like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter announce the ability to stream live video, you may be wondering how to take advantage. The good news is you don’t have to create separate streams for those locations. Instead, you can use an easy technique called simulcasting.

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How to Add Sponsors and Ads to Your Sports Live Stream

May 23, 2018

This post covers how to make money from a sports live stream with sponsorships using the Graphic Overlays feature from BoxCast. It's part of our series on sports live streaming.

Many organizations use their live streams to make money. There are a variety of options for monetization.

1. You can use ticketing to charge your viewers to watch.

2. You can use Graphic Overlays to display ads overtop or during breaks in your broadcast.

In this article, we will address the second method. We aren't going to be talking about how to go about finding sponsors for your stream (if that's what you're looking for, this post might be helpful), but rather how to go about adding them to your broadcast.

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SD vs. HD vs. 4K: Live Streaming Video Resolutions Explained

May 16, 2018

This post is an overview of live streaming video resolution. In it, we talk about standard-definition (480p + 480i), high-definition (720p, 1080i, + 1080p) and 4K video resolutions. It's the main post in our series on HD Live Streaming.

Things are moving so fast in the video world that it can be hard to keep up. If you're in charge of live streaming or building out your live streaming strategy for the future and need to wrap your head around it all, you're in the right spot.

The resolution of your stream is something that is most likely top of mind. In this brief overview, we'll address the direction of live streaming resolution in order to help you determine what quality level is right for you.

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