Add Live Streams to CloudCast

To add Live Streams to your CloudCast player, first add it to the Connect Media Library.

  1. Log in to TelVue Connect.
  2. Hover over the Media tab to expand the dropdown.
  3. Click on Streams.
  4. Click on Add Stream.
  5. Enter metadata.
  6. Upload a custom thumbnail (optional).
  7. Enter stream format and URL, with option of choosing an alternate format, if available.
  8. Click Save.
  9. If any of your streamed programming contains embedded 608 closed captions, click on the Metadata tab and check the Closed captioning checkbox.
  10. Click Save.

Add the Live Stream to a Playlist or Category to include in the CloudCast player

  1. To add to a Playlist:
    1. Navigate to Collections –> Playlists
    2. From the action menu on the right of the chosen playlist, select “Items”
    3. Click “Add from Media Library
    4. From the tabs under the Select Media popup, choose “All Streams” or “My Streams”
    5. Click on the Streams(s) you want to add to this playlist, and then click “Add to Playlist”
    6. You can re-order playlist items by dragging them up or down
    7. Save Order
  2. To add to a Category:
    1. Go to Media –> Streams
    2. Open the Media Edit page for the chosen stream
    3. Click on the Metadata tab
    4. Scroll down to the Categories section, select a Category, and Save

Publish Playlist or Category to your CloudCast player

To publish a Playlist:

  1. Administration –> VOD players –> Edit
  2. In left nav, click Playlists
  3. If playlist is in the Published box on the right, you don’t have to do anything else
  4. If playlist is in the Available box on the left, drag it over to the Published box
  5. Save Player

To publish a Category:

  1. Administration –> VOD players –> Edit
  2. In left nav, click Categories
  3. Make sure the category you assigned to this live stream is checked off
  4. Save Player

To Change Stream Name

By default, new streams that have been created by TelVue on your CloudCast player (whether part of a port from legacy CloudCast or for new streams) will typically be labeled with your organization name and a channel designation. To change the name of the live streams on your CloudCast player:

  1. Log in to TelVue Connect.
  2. Hover over the Media tab to expand the dropdown.
  3. Click on Streams.
  4. At the right of the stream name that you want to rename, click on the Edit icon.
  5. Edit the Title and Short Summary fields to your choosing.
  6. Click Save.
  7. Repeat steps 4-6 for each stream that you want to rename.
in CloudCast User Manual

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