Live Event Streaming Service Explaine

Live event streaming service solutions may be something that you are looking to find for your business. You've heard all about the benefits of live streaming, but don't really know much about the process. In this article, we outline the basics of live streaming and where you can find solutions.

A live stream is a method of webcasting. This means streaming a broadcast or media over the internet in real-time. Instead of sending a broadcast to be saved on a computer, as you would if you were sending a video file, the device will stream the media live and without saving to your computer. Because of this, the device needs to have an adequate, stable internet connection to ensure the stream is seamless. The content, generally audio and video, is transferred to software (such as Windows Media Player) or, more commonly today, an online platform (such as YouTube, Facebook, Livestream, etc.) that is running on the device. In order to properly work on these platforms, the content needs to be encoded properly (both compressed and digitised). Each platform requires different encoders (software). If content isn't properly encoded, then it can end up buffering, stuttering, dropping frames (running sluggishly) or may not provide true HD footage. So in order to ensure a successful and professional production, you're going to need to look at the services of live streaming companies. This is especially true if you are hoping to live stream a sporting event or a festival and need an outside broadcast.

Thankfully, you don't need to look far to find the perfect live event streaming service. Operating from London, our experienced team at Over Exposed brings their broadcast experience to the world of live streaming – ensuring a professional production. For more, visit us online at, email us via or call 0208 226 4073.