The BoxCast Blog

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

Live Streaming Hardware

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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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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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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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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How to Set Up Live Streaming for Church

While the church faces a myriad of challenges today, connecting with and expanding its reach to more people will always be top priority.

Declining...

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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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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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How to Add a Scoreboard to Your Sports Live Stream

Arguably, the most important part of recreating the in-person experience of a game is letting your viewers see the score. If fans don't know who's...

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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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Adaptive Bitrate Streaming + How It Works for Your Broadcasts

Quality and convenience are two of the cornerstones of modern streaming. Most viewers want the lowest possible wait time for the highest possible...

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Why You Should Automate a Live Stream — Schedule and Go Live Automatically

Live streaming is an excellent way to bring your community together when everyone can’t attend your events in person — it’s a must-have in the world...

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