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    3 Brightcove Alternatives for Live Video Streaming Platform

    Liana Kailey Adventurer

      Video is the new currency of the web. Surprising? Felix Kjellberg (aka PewDiePie) earns an approximate $15 million. Roman Atwood pegs at $8 million. Smosh (Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla) pockets $7 million. All estimates as per Forbes list of 10 highest-paid YouTube stars for the 12 months ended June 2016.

       

      The Internet and endless number of enterprise video platforms has thrown open opportunities for anyone with a passion for video to turn into sources of revenue. Video monetization is no longer buzzword for television behemoths, but for anyone who have a video library that can be streamed across the Internet.

       

      Oh! And we missed to mention live streaming all this while. The multi-billion dollar industry is no longer restricted to broadcasting live sports events and musical shows. Enterprise video solutions now enable live streaming in education, entertainment, marketing and several other industries with great ease.

       

      A notable provider of live streaming video solution is Brightcove who helps deliver and monetize videos across the Internet effortlessly. Brightcove extends its video facilities primarily for video publishers and broadcasters, digital marketers and enterprise users. Additionally it offers a range of other video streaming services for publishers and broadcasters for video hosting, live streaming, OTT Tv delivery, video player, live and file cloud transcoding among many others.

       

      Here is a thorough comparison of live video streaming solutions that best fit as alternatives to Brightcove you might want to checkout.

       

      1. Vplayed

       

      Vplayed makes the best alternative to Brightcove video streaming. Vplayed is a top-tier video solution built for broadcasters, channel partners, content owners and publishers to launch their own typical video on demand, OTT and live streaming platform. The solution is a custom-made VOD solution that ideally compatible with any sort of industry which tends the content owners to monetize the content on various platforms. The solution is wholly packed with diverse features that put a way to streamline your content on multi platform.

       

      This cloud-based platform is equipped with AWS cloud storage to assist in hosting of the video content in a secure and possess scalability. The end-to-end solution is armed with Content Management System which takes the responsibility of every piece of your content that tends to reach the right audience at the right time. Vplayed is inbuilt with an impressive Content delivery network that gives a promising high pixel rate video quality without any delay and also a dynamic user experience that entices the audience globally. The video on demand solution is the utmost platform that assists the content owners to store, transcode and engage a massive audience on multiple platforms.

       

      2. Dacast

       

      If you are a fan of pay as you go or use policy in, then DaCast is a good choice. DaCast offers a tiered pricing package where your video streaming happens according to the bandwidth you have paid for.

       

      Well, that’s a good thing as well as a bad thing. If your enterprise video portal picks up traffic and too many viewers started rushing to your video, you might run of bandwidth causing the stream come to a standstill. Just in case you are not sure how to calculate how much video bandwidth you will need, DaCast offers an in-built Launch Calculator to pick the right plan best fit for you.

       

      However, there are ups that makes DaCast irresistible for video streaming. It provides a comprehensive suite of white label APIs and video tools that enhances video productivity streaming.

       

      3. Contus Vplay

       

      Contus Vplay is a comprehensive enterprise video streaming solution that allows anyone in these industries, or even outside of it trying to make their mark, launch their own online video streaming website complete with 100% customization.

       

      Contus Vplay is offered as a readymade video on demand solution that comes equipped with multi-tier monetization for SVOD, TVOD, AVOD, pay per view and many other customizable video monetization avenues.It comes with advanced AES encryption security and user-owned digital copyrights management system, which is a curse for intruders who seek illegal access to your website. A proactive approach to track user activity with the use of customized reports and analytics gives a comparable view from your competitors.The inclusion of subscription helps in expanding the user base of your channel. You also get a 24/7 backed up customer support right from deployment to maintenance by a dedicated team of experts.