Live speech-to-text closed captions, T@H improvements, new features …

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 26/03/2022
A new major version of Clevercast is now available. It includes a much-anticipated feature: the ability to add multilingual live captions to a live stream via an automatic speech-to-text conversion and translation. Additionally, it includes a number of other features, improvements and bug fixes.   Multilingual live captions Clevercast now allows you to add multilingual […]
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Getting the most out of Clevercast Player

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 23/01/2022
Use of Clevercast Player is included in all our plans. It is an interactive HTML5 player that works on all modern browsers and devices. It can be embedded on your site and on a third-party platform by simply copying the embed code from Clevercast. Alternatively, you can use its javascript API to instantiate it. Unlike YouTube […]
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Example Live Broadcasting Settings for OBS Studio

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 01/08/2021
An RTMP or SRT broadcast can be sent to Clevercast with any encoder. See our live broadcasting guidelines for recommended encoder settings for 1080p en 720p resolutions. Below are example configurations for RTMP and SRT broadcasts with OBS Studio.   1080p RTMP broadcast with OBS Studio Remarks: Bitrate also depends on the type of content. […]
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Multilingual live streaming in Swapcard, Docedo, Slido, Hubilo, Prezi …

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 14/05/2021
Clevercast makes it easy to display a multilingual live stream in your favorite third-party application for virtual or hybrid events. Just go to the live event page in Clevercast, copy the direct link (or embed code) and paste it in your 3rd party application. That’s all. When you are live streaming, Clevercast player will automatically […]
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Ensuring autoplay for videos and live streams in Clevercast

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 05/04/2021
A question that we are asked very often is: “How do I make sure that my video player starts automatically?” We’ll try to answer this question here, and explain how you can turn on autoplay in Clevercast.   Why doesn’t my video start playing automatically in the browser? The answer is simple: most browser builders have […]
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SRT single and multi-language broadcasts (vMix, Makito, OBS)

  • Posted by Clevercast
  • On 24/11/2020
The Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) protocol is a relatively recent open source streaming protocol, promoted by the SRT Alliance of which Clevercast is a member. It includes mechanisms for packet recovery while maintaining low latency between encoder and ingest server. It is therefore particularly suited for long-distance and high-quality broadcasting across unreliable and unpredictable networks […]
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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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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 single-language streams to Facebook, YouTube …

  • 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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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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