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    To Pay or Not to Pay?

    October 20, 2020

    That’s one of many questions you’ll probably have when you’re ready to start live streaming. If you’re new to this, you might not know which service is right for your organization. There are a ton of streaming platforms and providers to choose from, and the plethora of options can be overwhelming. 

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    Stream Strong, with a Service That Scales

    August 14, 2020

    Nowadays, live streaming is becoming a necessity for organizations that want to reach sizable remote audiences. If yours is a large organization with numerous employees working in various locations, you may already know how important streaming is for staying connected to staff — especially for all-company, monthly, quarterly, and annual meetings. Or perhaps your organization just needs to broadcast special events to a lot of viewers watching at home. 

    Additionally, if your organization has a great deal of events happening at the same time, you may need to stream them simultaneously. When folks can’t gather in large numbers, concurrent broadcasting like this is key for keeping remote viewers engaged. Overall, however you use live streaming, if you have scads of people tuning in from different areas, you need to ensure that your service is incredibly reliable to maintain the professionalism your brand requires.

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    Stay Connected to Your School Community

    August 12, 2020

    In today’s world, it’s more important than ever to stay connected to your school community. Live streaming is an excellent way for schools to connect with parents, students, and supporters wherever they are — especially when they can’t attend events. Whether your school is holding classes in person or remotely, there are plenty of events worth streaming, and we’re here to make it easy for you to do so.

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    The Best Action Cam for Live Streaming: Sony FDR-X3000

    July 20, 2020

     

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    How to Add a Pre-Roll Video to Your Live Stream

    June 03, 2020

    In this post, we'll show you three different ways to add a pre-roll video to your live stream: one using hardware, one using software, and one that's cloud based. 

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    How to Live Stream Funeral Services

    May 19, 2020

    Whether due to public health concerns, being out of town, or other reasons, people can't always attend funerals in person. Live streaming gives friends and families the opportunity to be present virtually rather than miss the service.

    In this post, we’ll show you the easiest way to stream funeral services, as well as the equipment you’ll need.

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    5 Tips for Live Streaming to a Remote Audience

    April 09, 2020

    Live streaming helps make people part of the experience when they can’t be present. Here are 5 ways you can optimize your broadcasts to connect with a remote audience. 

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    Extend Your Reach with RSS Feeds

    March 18, 2020

    If your organization is looking to repurpose content you're already livestreaming, sharing an RSS feed is an easy way to start. This post explains the various usage cases for BoxCast's RSS Feeds for Third-Party Applications.

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    How to Add Automated Captions to Your Live Stream

    August 23, 2019

    This post explores the wider range of options for adding captions to your broadcast. It's part of our series on BoxCast Features.

    Captioning your live video is an important step in making your content more accessible to your viewers. It also may be important to meet compliance standards for your organization.

    More than 30 million Americans live with a form of hearing loss. Millions of others are illiterate, learning to read, or use English as a second language. More likely than not, some of these people are your viewers. 

    In this post, we'll address your options for adding captions to your broadcast. Then we'll talk about how we do it at BoxCast.

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    How to Re-Broadcast Your Live Streams

    June 17, 2019

    This post demonstrates the value of using Simulated Live. It's part of our series on BoxCast Features.

    With Simulated Live, you can reach audiences who missed the original stream by re-broadcasting recorded or uploaded broadcasts to any destination at any time. Organizations can use re-broadcasting to grow their viewership, protect their content, broadcast announcements, and increase their engagement on various social platforms. 

    In this post, we'll explain what Simulated Live is, and discuss the impact it can have on your organization's video strategy. Then we'll show you how it works. 

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