Simulcasting with the event manager

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 11/11/2016
Simulcasting is short for simultaneous broadcasting, which means that your live video signal can be distributed to two, three or even more internet channels at the same time, typically a combination of corporate websites, partner platforms and social media such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. Until recently, this kind of setup required loads of bandwidth at the event venue, […]
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Adding interactive elements to your video with Clevercast

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 15/10/2016
This tutorial shows you how easy you can add interactive layers to your video using Clevercast’s interactive editor. The interactive editor shows your video on a timeline that lets you add elements like links, buttons, images, lower thirds or a second canvas video. These elements can simply be dragged on the video timeline and styled […]
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Secure video sharing

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 02/09/2016
If you want your video’s to be shared securely, you can enable Clevercast’s temporary URL functionality. This ensures that all your private videos are only accessible using a secure streaming URL. These URLs can be dynamically generated by your website, CMS application or mobile app using a secret passphrase. They expire after a certain period of time, […]
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Managing live events

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 09/05/2016
The live event manager is a full featured dashboard that lets you control every aspect of your live broadcasts. This includes configuring broadcast quality, customizing player look and feel, setting geographical restrictions, scheduling start time, and adding pancartes or messages that show up in the player. It also lets you preview the live stream and determine when […]
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White & blacklisting viewers

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 05/05/2016
Sometimes video is not intended for everyone. Clevercast allows you to stay firmly in control of your video content by defining viewing permissions based on IP address, country or website domain. You can decide whether to whitelist or blacklist certain countries, domains and/or IP addresses. This can be done for one or more videos, playlists, webinars […]
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Inject vIdeo metadata to boost SEO

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 02/05/2016
Adding video metadata such as a title, description and tags has some interesting benefits. The metadata will be injected in the video player, which will boost your SEO. This results in better search results in Google, other search engines and social media platforms. As your number of videos increases, the metadata makes it easy for administrators to organize […]
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Cloud archival of video sources

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 24/04/2016
New on-demand videos can be automatically archived in the cloud, offering you a secure, durable, and low-cost manner to create a long-term backup of your video sources (or high quality encodings). Archived videos can be retrieved at all times through a URL with temporary validity, generated by Clevercast. Currently, Amazon S3 and Glacier are supported as cloud archiving […]
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Creating smart playlists

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 21/04/2016
By adding tags to your video you can group related videos in smart playlists which will update automatically whenever you upload or record a new video. This way, viewers are encouraged to consume more videos and stay up-to-date with fresh content.
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Team collaboration with roles and permissions

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 23/03/2016
Role based permissions provide a fine-grained tool to involve multiple users with different responsibilities in the video creation and publishing process. Access rights are two-dimensional, as they control which actions a user is allowed to take (for example publish a video) and to which video items he or she has access. The team administrator can easily add new collaborators and assign tasks and […]
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Teaser creation

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 18/03/2016
A single source video may serve multiple purposes. By extracting short quotes or highlights from existing videos and publishing them to your social media channels, you can enhance visibility and generate extra inbound traffic.
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