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

June 14, 2016

When streaming events live, there are several ways to output video and audio from a video source to a streaming device. Two of the most common are HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) and SDI (Serial Digital Interface). This post sets out to explain the differences between the two.

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[Video:] How to Use the BoxCast Trimming Feature

June 09, 2016

When an event is streamed live, there’s a lot that’s left up to chance. No one truly knows what will happen during the event itself, in the minutes leading up to it, or in the moments that follow. That’s what makes it so exciting.

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How Do I Set Up a Single Camera Stream for Baseball?

May 26, 2016

Screenshot of Emory University's baseball program 

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What is a Video Switcher (Mixer)? [Video]

May 11, 2016

If you're looking to enhance the value of your live stream, integrating multiple camera angles is a great way to get started.

How? By using a video switcher.  

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Your Ultimate Live Video Streaming Glossary: The Words You Need to Know

March 09, 2016

 Now that you’ve started to stream, you may have run into a few words or terms that you’re unfamiliar with.

Having a solid grasp on industry vocabulary will help you navigate the technology available to you, troubleshoot potential issues and improve the overall quality of your streams.

Below you’ll find definitions of some of the most frequently used and important streaming terms.

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Why Churches Want Lower Thirds In Their Video

February 24, 2016

Looking to bring an extra level of sophistication and interaction to your live video stream? Consider using lower thirds.

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The Best Live Video Streaming Equipment for Your Ministry

November 11, 2015

Ministries around the country are finding the value in live video streaming, as it allows them to reach and engage their communities in ways that they were unable to before. Since you’ve found your way to this article, chances are high that you’ve decided that streaming could enhance your own ministry! 

Choosing video equipment can be an overwhelming task. We’ve put together a list of our favorite equipment to make your decision as simple as possible.

Though BoxCast works well with all kinds of cameras and production equipment, these are our top choices for whether you’re new to the world of streaming, a professional videographer, or fall somewhere in between.

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The Best Live Video Streaming Equipment for Every Level

October 20, 2015

So, you’ve decided to start live video streaming.

Or you’ve at least started to do your research. As you’ve probably already discovered, choosing equipment can be challenging and time consuming. 

Let us help.

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8 Reasons Why Hardware is the Best Option For Streaming

October 15, 2015

Hardware or software encoder? The battle rages on. Well, battle is a strong word, but there are important distinctions to point out between the two.

When it comes to live video streaming technology, the decision between hardware or software encoder will inevitably come up. The goal of this post is to arm you with information so that you can make the right choice that best fits your streaming needs.

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[Video]: Wirecast Integration with BoxCast

July 17, 2015

Want to add other camera angles or incorporate overlay graphics into your stream?  

Your BoxCaster integrates beautifully with any production tool, without the hassle of installing drivers or complex configurations. Here's the trick - use the BoxCaster like a second monitor or projector. 

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