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Broadcast up to 8 languages with vMix

Broadcast up to 8 languages with vMix

vMix only has support for a single SRT audio track, but does allow you to add up to 8 audio channels to this single audio track. Clevercast allows you to use this feature to broadcast a multilingual live stream of up to 8 languages using vMix. The tutorial below explains how to configure vMix and […]

When to use which closed captions solution for livestreams?

When to use which closed captions solution for livestreams?

Clevercast supports several ways to add (multilingual) closed captions to your livestream. Deciding which is best for your event depends, among other things, on the type of live stream, its duration, and your accuracy requirements. Of course, budget also plays a part: for manual  transcription, you’ll need someone with professional experience and (usually) a shorthand […]

Adding closed captions to your livestream through speech-to-text (with corrections)

Adding closed captions to your livestream through speech-to-text (with corrections)

Clevercast allows you to add closed captions to your livestream through automatic speech-to-text conversion. Alternatively, you can use Clevercast to generate closed captions for your livestream through human transcription. The closed captions can be corrected by a human editor before they are shown in the livestream (or translated into other languages). Closed captions resulting from speech-to-text […]

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

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

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 […]

Embedding a multilingual player in Swapcard

Embedding a multilingual player in Swapcard

Swapcard is an end-to-end event platform for virtual and hybrid events. It allows you to embed an external video player. This way you can easily integrate Clevercast’s multilingual live streaming player into your Swapcard events. This tutorial explains how to embed our player in Swapcard. This is possible for both multilingual live and pseudo-live events. […]

Using Translate@Home for hybrid events with realtime participants

Using Translate@Home for hybrid events with realtime participants

Clevercast Translate@Home now supports remote simultaneous interpretation of hybrid events. This means that simultaneous translation via T@H is available to two kinds of users: live stream viewers, who can watch the translated video stream in large numbers via our video player which is embedded on a site or platform of their choice event participants, at the […]

Getting the most out of Clevercast Player

Getting the most out of Clevercast Player

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 […]

Adding multilingual closed captions to a live stream by transcription in real time

Adding multilingual closed captions to a live stream by transcription in real time

Clevercast Translate@Home supports adding multilingual closed captions for a live stream through real-time transcription. This transcription can be automatically translated by Clevercast into closed captions in multiple languages. Alternatively, you can use automatic speech-to-text conversion with manual correction. See our Closed Caption Event Management manual for more info.   Generating the closed captions in real time You […]

Interpreter Handover for Translate@Home

Interpreter Handover for Translate@Home

If two or more interpreters are working together in the same language room, they can use the handover procedure. This makes the transition from one interpreter to another a lot easier. The handover feature is available when there are at least two interpreters in the same room. Both interpreters will see a Request handover button, which […]

Testing interpreter connections for Translate@Home

Testing interpreter connections for Translate@Home

Clevercast now offers a quick and easy way to test whether an interpreter’s internet connection to Clevercast is sufficiently fast and stable. This test can be performed by (potential) interpreters prior to an event. This way you can find out, without wasting anyone’s time, whether or not a particular connection is suitable for remote simultaneous […]

Bilingual language rooms

Bilingual language rooms

Clevercast Translate@Home now supports bilingual language rooms. This allows an interpreter to translate to 2 different languages (sequentially) without having to connect to different language rooms. This can be used, for example, to have a bilingual event translated by a single interpreter. When the language in the floor audio changes, the interpreter can continue to […]

Example Live Broadcasting Settings for OBS Studio

Example Live Broadcasting Settings for OBS Studio

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. […]