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5 Things to Consider Before Streaming Live Events

Posted on November 26th, 2018 by Lisa Hagin

Consumers want to be able to watch live video content wherever they are and they expect a broadcast-quality experience, even when viewing live events. Quality of experience is key when it comes to streaming live events where every second matters. Many new market entrants fail to understand the true complexity of live event management or exactly what it takes to deliver flawless live video content. If you think you’re ready to start live streaming events, make sure you’ve considered...

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A n00b’s Guide to eSports – Monetizing Live Events

Posted on April 24th, 2018 by Lisa Hagin

Contributing Editor: Alex Jones, Encompass Sales Director – EMEA We have been watching other people play games for centuries. From jousting to gladiators, professional golf, football and baseball, to the World Poker Championship and broadcasted Halo competitions – we love to watch a good tournament. Today, more people between 18-25 are watching eSports than the World Series or NBA Finals. Statistics show that within two years, eSports will be a 1.65 billion dollar industry!  To mirror this rapidly growing...

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Questions to Ask Before Broadcasting Live Events

Posted on July 11th, 2017 by Lisa Hagin

The “Should I?,” “How I?” and “Where I?” About Broadcasting Live Events By Greg Jennings, VP Transportables & Production Services, Encompass Digital Media Just because you have an event coming up does not necessarily mean it needs to be live. A lot goes into planning a live event broadcast. To ensure your live event broadcasts successfully, there are key questions to ask. Let’s start out with the most basic, yet very important. Does your event NEED to be live?...

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