Closed captioning is a powerful tool and is required in today’s world of broadcast. Translation services allow you to translate English captions to more than 35 spoken languages accurately and automatically in order to provide the same incredible content to a wider audience. The 100% cloud-based translation service is easy, fast, affordable, and accurate with CASTUS and does not require additional hardware or costly maintenance.
‘Live’ and ‘File Based Captioning’ are 100% cloud based and do not require any hardware. Caption with great accuracy (95%+) while captions are embedded on VOD programming, live streams, and OTT apps. This service even integrates with our playback servers so captions appear seamlessly on your cable channel. Easy, automated and affordable. Our caption services are reliable and provide captions for a fraction of the cost.
Learn about your audience through analytics to discover the quantity of viewers as well as how long they stay engaged with your content. Connect and engage with your audience by knowing what they watch so you can ensure your programming is providing value to your viewers. CCS also captures view counts for your Video On-Demand programming so you can understand what content is relevant to your audience with accurate data. Run reports and analyze vital data to stay on the cutting edge of your market.
Adaptive Bit-Rate (ABR) Feature
ABR is vital, especially when viewers are tuning in with a less-than-ideal internet connection. CASTUS Cloud Services switches resolutions automatically depending on the end user’s connection, ensuring little to no buffering so your audience can tune in without interruption.
|1080p Package||‘Enterprise’ Unlimited Bandwidth Package||Live Streaming Only|
|1080p Live Streaming||1080p Live Streaming||1080p Live Streaming|
|Unlimited HLS live streaming channels||Unlimited HLS live streaming channels||Unlimited HLS live streaming channels|
|Front-end ‘channel page’ for all live streams||Front-end ‘channel page’ for all live streams||Front-end ‘channel page’ for all live streams|
|Customizable branded front end channel page||Customizable branded front end channel page||Customizable front-end channel page|
|Share and embed options for live channels, videos, and schedules||Share and embed options for live channels, videos, and schedules||Share and embed options for live channels, and schedules|
|Live schedule channel guide (with playout server)||Live schedule channel guide (with playout server)||Live schedule channel guide (with playout server)|
|Re-stream to YouTube Live and FaceBook Live||Re-stream to YouTube Live and FaceBook Live||Re-stream to YouTube Live and FaceBook Live|
|Provides streaming analytics||Provides streaming analytics||Provides streaming analytics|
|Monetize live streams||Monetize live streams||Monetize live streams|
|Create paid subscriptions||Create paid subscriptions||Create paid subscriptions|
|Supports HLS and RTMP||Supports HLS and RTMP||Supports HLS and RTMP|
|Supports Closed Captioning||Supports Closed Captioning||Supports Closed Captioning|
|Closed Caption dictionaries for greater accuracy||Closed Caption dictionaries for greater accuracy||Closed Caption dictionaries for greater accuracy|
|Ongoing support and updates||Ongoing support and updates||Ongoing support and updates|
Katy, your training yesterday was perfect. You fielded the questions from Judy and myself with clarity, accuracy and honesty. You explained what you would be getting back to us about. Through past interactions with you – that las become your hallmark – excellent customer service! We look forward to future customer interactions with you and others of the fine Castus
Kirby Dolak, Littleton, MA
CASTUS is Monroe County Television’s preferred choice for broadcast and hardware services for MCTV’s 24/7 programming, live government meetings, community events & Video on Demand presence. Our CASTUS hardware was first purchased in Summer 2018 and was the lynchpin of our recent HD studio retrofits. Monroe County’s unique geographical location precipitates the need for IP sourced video feeds from our
Updating to the CASTUS technology allows more flexibility with quality and control of the channel’s signal. Many stations and networks are going over the top by offering apps for their programming and I am excited that our educational access channel is able to join with the other major content producers.