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Advanced/Technical Use Cases Videography November 15, 2019 24/7 Live Streaming – Building a Continuous Live Stream Channel

24/7 Live Streaming – Building a Continuous Live Stream Channel Most of the time when you’re doing a live stream for your video website, the broadcasting session lasts for a couple of hours. Regardless if it’s a sports event you’re streaming or a concert, the session has a beginning and an end. This article will …

Advanced/Technical Videography October 31, 2019 360 Live Streaming with WpStream

360 degree video is becoming more and more accessible and popular among content creators. This increase in popularity is also partly due to the fact that high quality 360 video cameras are more affordable than they used to be. 360 degree video is amazing in itself but when combined with live streaming, it becomes a …

Advanced/Technical October 29, 2019 Video Compression Explained

Most internet users have, at one point, done a live stream on a free platform such as Facebook. But did you ever think how it’s possible to broadcast such high quality video over the internet? Let’s make some calculations – the average 1080p video has a resolution of 1920×1080, at 24 bits each and 30 …

Advanced/Technical Videography October 24, 2019 Chroma Key Live Streaming

Chroma Key is a technique of layering two images or video streams together based on their colour hues or chroma range – hence the name Chroma Key. This technique is mainly used to remove the background from a person doing a live stream or recording, and is being used in newscasting, live streams and even …

Advanced/Technical October 22, 2019 CDN Live Streaming With WpStream

Live streaming is a booming business nowadays, resulting in the growth of the content delivery network market as well. It is estimated that by the year 2020, over 70% of all internet traffic, including video streaming, will run through content delivery networks, or CDNs. By 2017, over half of the internet traffic was already running …

Advanced/Technical September 16, 2019 Choosing The Best Settings For Your Broadcast (FPS, Bitrate, Resolution)

It is necessary to adjust the best settings for your broadcast before live-streaming. If the overall quality of a video is not up to standards, viewer count will instantly begin to drop. Viewers generally prefer having a stable stream of high-quality video that looks crisp, does not stutter, and most importantly, does not pause. This …

Advanced/Technical September 12, 2019 What is Low Latency Live Video

Streaming live videos is one of the best ways to deliver engaging content to an incredibly wide audience. One aspect that’s related to live video platforms is latency – the difference of time between the recording of an event and displaying said event on a viewer’s screen. It’s important to note that even media TV …

Advanced/Technical Broadcasting August 14, 2019 Adaptive Bitrate Streaming – Why Is It Important?

With video making up around 80% of all IP traffic, most streamers will stumble upon the question “What is adaptive streaming?” at some point or another. While most answers are filled with technical terms and details, we will try a different approach and explain the concept of ABR or Adaptive Bitrate Streaming in simple terms, …

Advanced/Technical Security January 25, 2019 Protecting and Encrypting Your Video Content

Are platforms protecting your content? Ever wondered, when streaming live on Instagram or Facebook, if people other than your friends can see you? Can someone record your awkward moment and hold on to a copy of it even after you delete it? Perhaps you are selling videos online through a specialized platform. How easy it …

Advanced/Technical Shortcodes October 23, 2017 WpStream Blocks, Widgets, and Shortcodes

Blocks Widgets and Shortcodes – Last Modified: June 15th, 2021