Phone 800.215.3880

165 NE Juniper Street Suite 200 Issaquah, WA 98027

CASTUS CLOUD SERVICES
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VIDEO ON DEMAND & LIVE STREAMING
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VIDEO ON DEMAND & LIVE STREAMING
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Our Video On Demand & Live Streaming is easy to use, feature rich and affordable.

CASTUS CLOUD SERVICES proudly presents our cloud based Video On Demand & Live Streaming, managed directly through the CASTUS CLOUD PORTAL. Simply upload your videos, any file format, any size, and our Video On Demand will automatically convert it to 4 profile Adaptive Bitrate.

Video On Demand

Our Video On Demand features a customizable interface, where you can upload your own banner, choose your personal color scheme, upload your station logo. Video On Demand also provides an analytics page, where you can check on the number of program views in a simple to read chart.

Live Streaming

Our Live Streaming offers an unlimited number of HLS feeds, allowing for faster, safer and more reliable streaming. We offer support for OTT and are compatible for streaming to Facebook, Roku, YouTube and more. We run on a CDN for reliability and stability for a high volume of viewers.


Whether on desktop, tablet or mobile, Video On Demand & Live Streaming offers an easy and innovative way to engage with all of your viewers.

Upload and Play Videos in Three Easy Steps
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STEP 1
UPLOAD VIDEO FROM ANYWHERE

Any file format - any size

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STEP 2
AUTO GENERATES 4 PROFILE ABR

Access to downloadable MPEG4 files

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STEP 3
PLAYABLE TO VIEWERS ON ALL DEVICES

Desktop, tablet & mobile

MONETIZE YOUR STATION'S VIDEOS
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Now VOD Can Pay for Itself!

CASTUS now offers the ability to monetize your video content online. Video On Demand offers AD free videos behind a paywall. Monetize a single event, or an entire series! Let Video On Demand start paying for itself! Start adding revenue to your station today!


Optional: Pay per download
Optional: Pay per view
Optional: Regular paid subscription
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Watch Your Profits Grow!
FEATURES
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Upload & Manage Videos through the CASTUS CLOUD PORTAL
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Analytic Graphs
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Customizable Interface
CLOUD CLOSED CAPTIONS
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CLOUD CLOSED CAPTIONS
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FILE BASED CAPTIONING

Our File Based Captioining service scans the audio, automatically creates captions, and inserts the captions into the video. It's affordable seamless, quick and easy.

File based cloud captioning
Up to 99%* caption accuracy
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CLOUD CLOSED CAPTIONING

Cloud Closed Captions offers two serverless closed captioning solutions. File Based Captioning, and Live Event Captioning. Cloud Closed Captioning offers up to an astounding 99%* caption accuracy.

Start Captioning Today!

*Closed captioning quality is subject to audio level settings, audio quality, unique words, names and phrases, which may affect accuracy levels.

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LIVE EVENT CAPTIONING

With Live Event captioning, you can now caption a single concurrent stream in real time, live, with confidence and accuracy. Our interface allows you to edit and download your caption files.

Import Directly into Meeting Minutes
Caption 1 concurrent channel in real time
Closed Captioning in Three Easy Steps
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STEP 1
SCANS AUDIO FILE
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STEP 2
CREATES CLOSED CAPTIONS
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STEP 3
INSERT CAPTIONS INTO VIDEO
Stream Keys
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Stream Keys
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Connect any Online Meeting Platform with Stream Keys

Use Stream Keys with ANY Playout Server

Unlimited bandwidth- NO Bandwidth Cap like Other Services


With Stream Keys, connect your online meeting platform to any playout server with RTMP support.

No port forwarding necessary. Stream Keys offers unlimited bandwidth; there is no bandwidth cap like other services.

Conduct your government meetings LIVE on the air, in a matter of seconds.

With Stream Keys, setting up your live meeting has never been easier. Copy and paste the URL and your stream key into the corresponding fields. It’s that simple!


Pricing

Stream Keys purchase is

$79 month - Essential

$129 month - UNLIMITED
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Easy Setup

Connect RTMP Sources to your Broadcast Pix

NO Firewall Configuration

NO IP Port Forwarding

NO I.T. Set Up Required

Stream Keys Training
Easy to understand point by point setup guide
Connecting Stream Keys to ZOOM Meetings
Stream Keys Live Webinar
Users join us on ZOOM to discuss how easy it is to setup
MOBILE VOD
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CASTUS VOD now offers a mobile option to create your own video on demand platform for your viewers and users. Name your App after your community station and it will be available in the iOS and Android store. Featuring customizable news feeds with weather data, financial news, and custom posts.

Increase your local community engagement giving users the ability to comment, like, share and save their favorite videos, ALL from the palm of their hand, with your stations new mobile app!

MOBILE VOD app requires CASTUS Video On Demand.
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Features

Create social media app for your local station

Play all videos from your local channel

Create calendar events for your local community

Chapterize thumbnails for live meetings

Editable viewer comment section

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Pricing
$179 - month
Your station's App will be available for users to download on the iOS and Android Marketplace

Mobile VOD can take up to 1 or 2 months to activate due to a review & processing period with iOS & Android

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Features

Create playlists for easy access

Customizable news feeds, weather reports

Link to social media sites

(Twitter Facebook Instagram)

Live chat room for all of your channels

CASTUS STATUS
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Monitor Your Channels from Your Phone

Download our FREE CASTUS STATUS APP and connect to your QuickCast or QuickRoll. Upload and schedule multiple videos straight to your channel in the file management system. Use metadata tags to edit and send your videos straight to your VOD. Monitor the status of your channels and control your inputs, ALL from the palm of your hand.

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Feature Highlights

Assign and play videos straight to your channel

Add and play multiple videos from a queue

Edit metadata on all media content

Send edited videos straight to your VOD

CASTUS STATUS Overview
Watch this video guide to see how easy it is to use STATUS
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Continued Features

Start and end live broadcasts from the app

Start and stop recording inputs

Check your confidence monitors

Connect to multiple servers

Available for FREE on the iOS and Android Marketplace
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ROKU WITH CASTUS

CASTUS is excited to announce our NEW Roku service platform available to all our QuickStream and Video On Demand customers. This service allows customers utilizing our streaming and/or VOD services offered through CASTUS, the ability to make their content and channels available on the Roku platform. Roku device users will be able to search your station, and subscribe to your content.

Contact us to learn more
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Feature Highlights

Publish your own Roku channel

Connects to VOD & live stream broadcasts

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Watch to see how easy it is to setup Roku
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Customizable Interface

Choose from library of backgrounds

Upload your own assests and station logo

On Premise Solutions
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CASTUS On Premise Solutions

CASTUS On Premise Solutions offer on-site, scheduling servers. Our servers come pre-loadeed with our innovative, web-based CASTUS scheduling software, which allows you to schedule quickly and easily from any device.

CASTUS On Premise Solutions can take any SDI video source and creates a web stream to YouTube Live, Facebook Live, Twitch.tv, Periscope and more! CASTUS invented the "Click and Stick' style of scheduling. We also offer the ability to upload and play most videos without having to transcode them first.
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Easy Automation Channels in a Box
QuickRoll is our multi-channel, multi-input, video scheduling server. QuickRoll can be scaled to allow support for future channels and inputs in the same chassis. You can easily upload, schedule, and play almost any file format with zero transcoding.
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Easy Automation Channel in a Box
QuickCast is our single-channel, single-input, video schedulng server. You can easily upload, schedule, and play almost any file format with zero transcoding.
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Encoder Decoder
Encode, Decode, or both with a channel. The CASTUS Mini is perfect for anyone that wants to broadcast professional looking, high quality video on the internet.
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QuickRoll
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Easy Automation with QuickRoll HD/SD-SDI IP Video Servers
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QuickRoll Home Screen

Zero transcoding - HD/SD compatible

Closed Caption support, live, sidecar & embedded

Streams to multiple destinations simultaneously

Web browser based user interface

About QuickRoll

Completely automate your station across multiple platforms under one unified solution.

Castus QuickRoll is our flagship, multi processing, multi channel, video scheduling server that includes everything you need to easily upload, schedule and play your video content. QuickRoll features an easy to use, web based interface, allowing you to access your station from any computer, tablet, or mobile device.

You will have the ability to play out SD and HD signals simultaneously, from 1 to 10 inputs or outputs, all while outputting a live IP feed. Overlay up to eight regions per channel, including scrolling texts and station logos, and choose from 8-32TB of internal RAID protected storage. Quickroll is the premium solution for your multi channel broadcasting needs.

Product Information
QuickRoll Video Overview
Watch this video for a overview on the QuickRoll server
QuickCast
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Easy Automation with QuickCast HD/SD-SDI IP Video Servers
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QuickCast Home Screen

Zero transcoding - HD/SD compatible

Closed Caption support, live, sidecar & embedded

Streams to multiple destinations simultaneously

Web browser based user interface

About QuickCast

QuickCast is a revolutionary, single channel SD/HD - SDI server that includes everything you need to schedule and playout your station's video content, all for a one time cost of $9,995.

You can easily upload, schedule, and play almost any file format with zero transcoding. With QuickCast you can air one live input while recording it to disc, overlay up to 4 regions on top of scheduled playout, schedule text crawls and station logos, store up to 4TB of programming, all in a single sleek 2U chassis. QuickCast features an easy to use, web based interface that is accessible from anywhere, anytime, with a real time channel monitor built in.

The server offers fully supported closed captioning, providing a compliant signal to cable, web, mobile, and social media sites for both LIVE and VOD content.

Product Information
QuickCast Video Overview
Watch this video for a overview on the QuickCast server
Features
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One Application Over Multiple Devices
Access your CASTUS server and schedules from anywhere, anytime on any device. We offer an application that is accessible on multiple devices, including touch screens.
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Zero Transcoding
CASTUS servers allow you to play most file formats with no transcoding. Output any resolution, bit rate, aspect ratio, and more, without any issue.
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Video Editing
CASTUS Cuts is our non linear video editor, built into our web interface. With CASTUS Cuts, you can create projects, edit videos, assemble clips and more, all from your web browser.
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Graphic Overlay
Create overlays and place graphics, crawls, videos, and live feeds, all on top of your channels output in seconds. We offer support for graphics over IP and HD SDSDI.
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Easy to Use Scheduler
With our ‘Click and Stick’ scheduling, you can quickly schedule media items and events in seconds. Great for the touch screen! Schedule a default item that will play anytime there is no scheduled programming.
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Picture in Picture
Create dynamic messaging and bulletin boards in CASTUS using any pre created template or create your own from scratch. Automatically tell your viewers what is coming up next, what they are currently watching, and more.
Technical Specifications
Video Inputs
HDSDI & IP out of the box
Support for NDI
Multple Input & Output configurations-
101, (1 input/1 output) 202, 204,
404, 505, 606, 707 & 808
Operating System
CASTUS Version 5.0
Linux custom OS
Storage Options
4TB, 8TB, 12TB,
16TB & 32TB (extended chassis)
with RAID options
Server Dimensions
QuickRoll 19" x 17" x 5.5"
QuickCast 19" x 17" x 3.25"
CASTUS Mini 9" x 8.5" x 3.5"
System Drive
120GB SSD for
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Video Outputs
HDSDI & IP no external encoders
Support for NDI
With additional NIC card
HDMI preview channel
CASTUS Mini
Encode, Decode or Both with a Channel

About CASTUS Mini

Encode, decode or add a channel & schedule! CASTUS Mini is compact, easy to set up and affordable. CASTUS Mini connects to our Cloud Services for VOD and live streaming in seconds, with the ability to add an overlay on your feed. Schedule live events, record inputs, stream content and schedule your web channel.

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CASTUS Mini is configurable with the following options:
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Learn more about the CASTUS Mini in our Product Showcase Webinar.
Configuration Options
Encode OR Decode

1. ENCODE

CASTUS Mini Encoder is the fastest and easiest way to stream live or scheduled video directly to the web for a new generation of web broadcasting, for easy, low data rate, high quality streaming.


- Take in any HD-SDI source and convert to an IP signal on the fly.
- Stream to social media platforms.
- Supports closed captions.

2. DECODE

CASTUS Mini Decoder can take any RTMP or HLS webstream & decode them in real time to an HD SD/SDI signal to broadcast, making it the perfect device to hand off the video signal to your cable provider or video switcher.


- Convert incoming HLS and RTMP feeds to HD-SDI on the fly.
- Record the incoming source directly to the Decoder in MPEG-2 format.
- Supports closed captions.

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Encode & Decode with a Channel

3. CHANNEL

Add a channel to your CASTUS Mini so you can schedule your shows, live inputs & stream 24/7, 365. When you add a channel the Mini includes both encode and decode options (IP), with the ability to schedule weekly content.

CASTUS Mini is the perfect solution for anyone that wants to broadcast professional, high quality videos in today's virtual world.


- Create and Schedule ONE Channel
- Create overlay for station logo
- Includes both Encode and Decode functions
- Supports closed captions.

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CASTUS Support
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CASTUS Support

CASTUS values our customers, and we are proud to offer top notch support. We offer two support levels; C4 and C8. When you purchase our products, you receive one year of C8 support and updates.

With C4 and C8 you receive regular updates, phone and email support, scheduled training sessions, access to video training gallery and more.

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Call Support

A CASTUS rep can assist you with any questions or issues you may experience.

Call us at 800.215.3880

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Community Forum

Connect, engage, and learn from other CASTUS users on our live community forum.

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Feature Updates

New features will be extended to your system with a quick and easy update process.

Sign Up For CASTUS Support
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    Access to ongoing CASTUS updates

  • 9am - 5pm weekdays support calls (EST / PST)
  • Two Forum accounts to the CASTUS Community
  • Two scheduled 1 hour training sessions for new hires, or refresh courses for existing employees
  • Access to the CASTUS training video gallery

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CASTUS Support Forum for Clients
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CASTUS Video Training Gallery
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    Access to ongoing CASTUS updates

  • All hours emergency support calls
  • Unlimited Forum accounts
  • Four scheduled training sessions for new hires, or refresh courses for existing employees
  • Four in depth sessions with a CASTUS technician
  • Remote CASTUS technician log in ‘Tech Support’ connection (think of this as your CASTUS tuneup)
  • Custom feature requests for future CASTUS updates
  • Access to the CASTUS training video gallery

Closed Captioning with Link Electronics
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Learn About ACE
Watch the video to learn about the ACE series of Closed Captioning, and how it works with your CASTUS server.
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ACE Series of Automatic Closed Captioning Systems

We are excited to announce that CASTUS has partnered with Link Electronics to offer a complete turn key solution for LIVE captioning, playout and more. Contact us to learn more!

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Events
CASTUS Live Showcases
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Topic Coming Soon
Wednesday, July 14th
11:00am Pacific / 2:00pm Eastern
30-minute live through Zoom

Registration coming soon
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- Watch Our Lastest Webinar -
"Future for PEG - The Inside Scoop with Mike Wassenaar"
Click to Watch Webinar Video
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Topic Coming Soon
Wednesday, August 11th
11:00am Pacific / 2:00pm Eastern
30-minute live through Zoom

Registration coming soon
Trade Show & Conferences
Trade Show
ACM National
June 29nd - July 1st
***Click on the link above for more info***
Virtual
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TAB Texas Association of Broadcasters
August 3rd - 4th
***Click on the link above for more info***
JW Marriott Downtown Austin
Austin, Texas
Use this promo code for a free conference registration:
CAS2021
Trade Show
ACM National
Sept 8th - 10th
***Click on the link above for more info***
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
St. Louis, Missouri
CASTUS Announcements
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CASTUS NEWS
Press Release - ABR
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CASTUS NEWS
Press Release - Monetization
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CASTUS NEWS
Press Release - NDI
Contact Us

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Phone 800.215.3880

165 NE Juniper Street Suite 200 Issaquah, WA 98027