Visualize live audience
monitor your audience in real time; selecting which graphs you want to view including:
Shows your connected audience in a graph (peaks) allowing you to watch the behaviour of your audience based on the content being broadcast or the time of day. Can be filtered by streams or channels.
The map allows you to visualize sessions on a map. See how your audience is distributed on the map and then drill down from country to city for more detail.
At a glance update on your stream status with gauges. For each stream instance you can see the current load and status.
detailed information when you need it, eg:
Detailed user information
The who, what, where, when and how of your audience. Lists your currently connected audience with access to detailed information such as platform and player, location and length of connection. You can also group or filter the data .
Cities, Regions and Countries
CasterStats allows you see in detail where your audience is located, from anywhere in the world down to individual cities. The number in each location is shown.
See in detail the technology used by your audience. This can help you plan your broadcasting strategy.
Stream Grid and Bandwidth Usage
For each stream monitored you can see the status, load, usage and peaks in an easy to read grid. In addition you can monitor total bandwidth usage.
Opt for a user-friendly digital readout for your audience count, current content or simply the current time.
We know that many broadcasters prefer an analogue clock – so we included one.
CasterStats helps you to monitor and manage your infrastructure
You can create and manage different levels of security for your users, giving different users different access to streams, channels or an entire profile – with or without editing capability.
You can set up and save different dashboard configurations for different viewing, eg one for your programming managing and another for the sales team.
All data displayed on our dashboard can be retrieved as json or xml from our API so you can build your own dashboard or display selected information on your website or any other application.
Generate Historical Reports
Insight is optimized to give you the essential features that won't be found in a general purpose log analyzer system. Reports can be customized with your logo and saved for future reference, Some of the reports are:
Report on users sessions (defined as a connection that lasted for a set period). You can set minimum session time and time frame you want to report on and filter by a range of criteria
Your audience data is constantly retrieved by our servers so you can capture a historical view of your peak audiences giving you an instant picture of what is popular.
This report gives detailed information on your audience telling you where they are, how long they connect for, what platform and player they are using.
Industry Standard Metrics
Insight is optimized to give you the essential features that won't be found in a general purpose log analyzer system. Reports can be customized with your logo and saved for future reference, Some of the reports are
Average active session – the cornerstone of audience metrics. The AQH is the total number of listeners in every 15 minute period averaged out over an hour.
To monitor how long your audience connects you can report on Average Time Spent Connected, Total Time Spent Connected and Cumulative Time Spent Connected
Average Traffic - Cumulative Connections
More must have reports. The Cume or Reach shows the total of the different audience members in each period and allows you to monitor their behaviour
We have created a set of standard reports to help you meet reporting requirements eg:
Countries and Cities
Report in detail on where your audience is located, from anywhere in the world down to individual cities. The number in each location is shown.
Detailed report about where your audience is connecting using IP addresses. This reference data is kept accurate by regular updates.
Referrers (URL & Domain)
These reports will help to identify where your audience is coming from - essential for happy partnering arrangements.
Report detailed information about your users :
Total Connections and Top IPs
This report shows the number of technical connections - no matter the length of connection - on each stream and highlights those IP addresses most frequently using your streams.
Bandwidth, Capacity and Uptime
Technical staff need to know the total bandwidth used, maximum possible users and Uptime % to make sure best use is made of servers
Players, Platforms and Capabilities
Knowing which platform and players your audience is using helps you to select appropriate formats and increase audience retention.
Get the full picture on what your audience is engaging with
Find out which is your most popular content with this report. Top Content can be filtered by shows, ATH, plays, sessions & users.
This report helps with your compliance. The report has an approved design that meets SoundExchange requirements.
Provides you with a detailed record of content played. It can be filtered by ATH, sessions and users
Helping you get the reports with the data you need:
Publishing Point & Channel
Any of the reports can be filtered by publishing point or channel so you can report separately on your different streams.
Target your reporting by extracting your report data by location, either including or excluding certain geographic areas.
Players and Content
The how and what part of the audience equation. For when you need to breakdown your audience by what technology they are using or what they like.
Once you have created your report you still have options
Export in Multiple Formats
All reports can be exported in a range of formats to meet your needs. For example PDF, word, excel, html, CSV, text, images...
Raw Data Export
In addition to exporting the reports generated, you can extract raw data ready to be exploited in desktop or online business intelligence and data visualization tools .
Offering you maximum flexibility, you can query our API with custom filtering to fill up your own reporting engine or datamart.
Manage your data
CasterStats is specifically optimized to provide essential features that won't be found in a general purpose log analyzer system.
One tool, multiple datasources
Our solution supports multiple content delivery sources including: Wowza Media Server; IceCast; SHOUTcast; Windows Media Server; Flash Media Server (FMS); Flumotion; Helix; Quicktime; Red5; vBrick; Darwing Streaming Server and many more through our generic data source readers.
Designed for broadcasters...
... by broadcasters with inside knowledge of what you do and a clear understanding of what you need.
Live and On-Demand
Designed to meet the needs of both live and on-demand broadcasting. If you can stream it CasterStats can monitor it.
CasterStats offers you an easy to manage interface with your system users
Create and manage different levels of security for your users, giving different users different access to streams, channels or an entire profile – with or without editing capability.
Keep in touch with your system users by sending routine notifications or messages to individual users as they connect.
Monitor who is online, identify any user errors as they occur and get them resolved….and much more.
Why Choose Us ?
CasterStats is a cross-media analytics software that has been specifically built for broadcasters & streaming media hosters. It includes but is not limited to: video streaming, digital audio or radio broadcasters, podcasting, radio on-demand, IPTV, web streaming and more.
- We are specialized in streaming media analytics
- Our solution is not intrusive. Nothing to install on your side for standard setups.
- We support both linear and non-linear content. You can mix both.
- We constantly improve our solution with at least one release per quarter.