Multilingual closed captions and subtitles for (pseudo) live streaming

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 21/06/2021
Clevercast pseudo-live streaming now supports closed captions and subtitles in multiple languages, in addition to audio translations. This makes it easy to broadcast multilingual live streams with an embedded player that allows viewers to select both closed captions and audio translations in different languages. Multiple sessions can be streamed simultaneously without any effort. Everything can […]
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The joys of pseudo-live streaming

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 16/06/2021
Pseudo-live or simulive streaming makes it easy to stream pre-recorded videos as if they were ‘real’ live streams. Viewers won’t notice any difference. If you have the opportunity to pre-record your event, there are many reasons to opt for a pseudo-live stream. Even if you can also broadcast live, a simulated live stream is often […]
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Record and publish multilingual Video on-Demand items

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 21/12/2020
Clevercast can automatically make a server-side recording of your multilingual live stream, so it becomes available for download afterwards. The recording can also be used to publish a multilingual Video on-Demand (VoD) which can be embedded into your site: this lets viewers select their preferred language in the player, in the same way as they do […]
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Pseudo-Live Streaming Guide – Clevercast Enterprise

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 28/10/2020
This guide shows how to configure a live event for pseudo-live streaming. This allows you to stream an existing video as if it were a live stream. Viewers will not see any difference between a pseudo-live stream and a real live stream. Clevercast Webinar also support pseudo-live streaming. The method is largely the same, but […]
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Demo: video with interactive elements

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 14/05/2019
A number of interactive, clickable elements have been added to this video using Clevercast’s timeline editor. The timeline editor comes with a range of ready-to-use widgets which can be dragged onto the video timeline and styled according using CSS. Video is delivered via adaptive streaming and can be easily embedded on your site by copy/pasting […]
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Server-side recording of live streams

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 14/07/2018
Since most live streams are also distributed as on-demand video, it makes sense to record them directly in the cloud and avoid prolonged uploads, especially with longer types of video. The video source can be anything from a simple webcam, a screencast on your laptop, your mobile phone’s camera to a professional multi-camera production. We […]
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Customising the video player

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 11/11/2017
Unlike YouTube or Vimeo, Clevercast offers exhaustive control over your video player. Go to the Media » Players menu and create/select a custom player. The screencast below shows you how to style the player even in the smallest details, making sure it maintains the outlook of your website and reflects your corporate identity. The same goes for the behaviour […]
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Simulcasting explained

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 29/03/2017
Almost two years after its launch, Facebook Live has taken the marketing world by storm. Brands and publishers have quickly understood the almost limitless possibilities to connect with their followers and customers. One of the most important advantages of Facebook Live is easy to grasp: it’s where (most of) your audience already is. This saves you […]
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Viewer analytics with video heatmaps

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 11/11/2016
Video heatmaps are a powerful visual representation of the viewing behaviour of your website visitors. By dragging your mouse pointer over the video you see exactly which parts of the video are watched more than others, which parts do not seem to engage viewers, and which parts are watched more than once, indicating particular customer interest. Heatmaps […]
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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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