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Likelihood to Recommend

Brightcove Video

It works very nicely for our company site because it can easily and seamlessly embed into the site and email HTML pages. It also has picture in picture, sharing, closed captioning (CC) as basic functions. It will also show the time of the video. Because these are short-term-use videos or might get updated frequently and also are just targeting a specific audience, being able to hide or not able to show the number of views or date published (unlike YouTube) actually helps us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

dscout

dscout is best suited for someone who wants to make a little extra spending money on the side. Its not suited for someone looking for a full time job or enough money to comfortably live on. It's for someone who wants to answer a few (simple) questions in their downtime and make a little extra spending money doing so!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Brightcove Video

  • Ability to easily output a JSON response for requested video data. This makes it easy to work with Brightcove as partner.
  • The read APIs are very flexible and can the output can be easily customized using cgi args. This provides great customization of the output and sorting and filtering mechanisms to find the videos you're looking for.
  • The ability to add captions to videos is good, especially with the regulations requiring video captioning. DFXP support works great as long as the player is given the exact XML format it is looking for.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

dscout

  • Simplicity - Very simple to understand.
  • Ease of use - Very user friendly app.
  • Speed - Extremely speedy payments!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Brightcove Video

  • The code for customizing the video player can be made easier, I think it still uses BEML code.
  • Easily accessible ready made code will help users like me to implement a cool looking player.
  • I would love to implement Brightcove video cloud on most of the projects that I work on and I see we could use it in so many different ways but pricing is not easily available on the website.
  • Again if I could work with someone to price for small, medium and large businesses that would be great.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

dscout

  • I'd like to see more express missions because these type of studies pay almost instantly!
  • Id like to see a type of rating on where you stand in qualifying once you apply for each regular study (just so you have some type of idea)!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Brightcove Video

Brightcove Video 9.0
Based on 14 answers
It took quite some time to upload and organize our video library. The amount of time it would require to relocate all this information outweighs any negative aspect I personally have with the experience. They have been pretty good to work with and from speaking with my Brightcove rep, I know some of the issues I have listed are currently being addressed and tested for future releases.
Colby Iannazzo | TrustRadius Reviewer

dscout

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Usability

Brightcove Video

Brightcove Video 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Very usable! I don't see any major flaws
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

dscout

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Support Rating

Brightcove Video

Brightcove Video 4.0
Based on 4 answers
We are notified often of downtime, and I have not heard from a support rep for over a year. It really makes it hard to learn what new things are coming out and how we can take our video to the next level when there is no contact from the team on a regular cadence.
Stacy Stanislaw | TrustRadius Reviewer

dscout

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Alternatives Considered

Brightcove Video

Marketing department favors it because EVERYONE uses YouTube. Overall, YouTube offers decent features and functionality. But Brightcove offers the ability to brand and style players, and control what our users see (and so much more) and YouTube does not. For instance, on YouTube, users are presented with other videos (which could contain competitor videos).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

dscout

Dscout's app is different in the way you apply to do the research studies. You generally apply in a questionnaire and short selfie-style video format. The trick with Dscout is getting accepted for the studies that you apply for because the acceptance rate is a bit less than some of the other (more similar) apps that I've used. The payout, however, can be much, much better!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Brightcove Video

  • Again, there has been a huge cost savings which significantly improved our ROI
  • There has also been less time spent on learning new technologies and training additional staff on maintaining a video server.
  • Less time spent on the previous two points has allowed me to focus on other areas within the department that needed improvement.
Grant Benatar | TrustRadius Reviewer

dscout

  • dscout has had a positive impact on my wallet and helped me out (financially) when I've needed a cushion! I've earned more than enough money to finance a few shopping trips!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Brightcove Video

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

dscout

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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