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

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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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How This Videographer Live Streams Hybrid Events + Conferences Using BoxCast

Wade Clark is no stranger to streaming events. When the technical challenge arises to coordinate, produce, and stream a live event — all with a...

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Multistreaming: How to Live Stream to Multiple Destinations at Once

Streaming to lots of different platforms and destinations (known in the live streaming industry as simulcasting or multistreaming) can help you reach...

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What’s the Best Frame Rate + Shutter Speed for Sports Video?

This post explains why frame rate and shutter speed are so important when it comes to capturing sports video. Dig into the best frame rates you need...

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What is a Multi-Cam Setup? Get the Live Streaming Basics

Multi-camera streaming will take your video productions to the next level. Broadcasting with multiple cameras makes your live stream a more immersive...

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What is a CDN and Why is it Critical to Broadcast Live Streams?

Live streaming has revolutionized the way we consume media across the world. As a result of so many users accessing, uploading, and exploring the...

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The Best Multi-Cam Workflow for Live Video Production

Established production teams often use more than one video camera. Whether you’re in-house or contracting video production services, one of the most...

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What 16:9 Video Aspect Ratio Means for Your Video

The aspect ratio of a broadcast can make all the difference for an audience. No one likes fiddling with widescreen settings, or constantly rotating...

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The Simple, Single-Cam Setup for Small + Medium Teams

Solo broadcasters or small and medium-sized video production teams are often pressed for time, energy, and capacity. You've got a lot of moving parts...

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How to Add Graphic Overlays to Your Live Stream

At BoxCast, we believe high-quality live streaming should be easy. We're constantly working to provide simpler ways to increase the production...

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The Best Live Video Switchers (Mixers) for Beginners

When it's time to level up your live stream from one to two or more cameras, your production setup adds an additional piece of equipment: a video...

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The Simplest Live Streaming Workflow for Beginners

What's the easiest way to live stream? Use what you already own — your smartphone! Here’s a quick guide to the fastest way to go live with a mobile...

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