The BoxCast Blog

Learn along your live streaming journey with posts designed to help you become a better broadcaster.

How to Live Stream Outdoor Easter Church Services

Easter is one of the most celebrated holidays of the year. It’s like the Super Bowl of holidays for churches, because Easter is when most churches...

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How to Capitalize On + Increase Church Engagement During Easter

The purpose of the church is to make meaningful, lasting connections with community. With today's technology, reaching people has gotten both easier...

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5 Beginner Mistakes Live Streamers Make + How to Avoid Them

When you’re starting to live stream, it's easy to overlook things that can make your streams look and sound much better. When you’re a one-person...

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What Is Clean HDMI Output + Why You Need It for Live Streaming

Wouldn’t it be great if you could just plug whatever camera you have on hand into your live stream and immediately start broadcasting? Unfortunately,...

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Worship Service Live Stream

Picture a typical Sunday at your church. Your service probably consists of fellowship, prayer, Scripture reading, preaching, and praise and worship...

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Upload Speeds for 4K Live Streaming

This post covers the factors that influence your ability to broadcast content in 4K and the recommended bandwidth requirements for 4K live streaming....

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How to Produce a Live Multi-Cam Show Using BoxCast

BoxCast videographer and media production entrepreneur Wade Clark has spent years coordinating, streaming, and producing live events for virtual and...

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What’s the Difference Between SDI, Standard, Mini + Micro HDMI Video Cables?

Whether you’re building out your video production setup or just started filming live streams, you’ll need to get very comfortable with a small but...

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Why Your Christmas Eve Service is So Important + How to Prepare

A Christmas Eve church service is an important holiday tradition for many people. It’s a time to come together with friends and family to celebrate...

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How to Boost Christmas Church Service Engagement with Live Streaming

For your (or any) church, Christmas Eve and Christmas services are among the most important of the year. Christmas services bring people together and...

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HEVC (H.265) vs. AVC (H.264): What’s the Difference?

We’ve all been there: Watching an online video, movie, or sporting event when suddenly, the screen freezes up, or the quality isn't what it...

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HDMI vs. SDI Video Connections: What's the Difference?

When you’re streaming events live, there are a few ways to output video and audio from a video source to a streaming device. Two of the most common...

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What is HLS Streaming and When Should You Use it for Live Video?

Understanding streaming protocols can make a huge difference for your broadcast. Latency, reliability of the stream, and accessibility for your...

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