Chromecast Sender Application

Important: This topic contains older information and has been deprecated. For the latest information about Ooyala integration with Chromecast, see Chromecast Integration.

The sender is the Cast component built into Ooyala’s Android or iOS SDK that provides users with playback controls like play, pause, stop, and the ability to select which device content is streamed. Under the hood, these sender apps can detect receiver devices on the same local network, establish a secure channel, and exchange messages.

The sender application is the application of the ‘primary’ viewing device and is responsible for locating nearby Chromecast devices. The following comprises the sender application framework:

The sender application consists of the following components.

Note: While we do not support Sender applications on the Ooyala Flash or HTML5 player, we do support casting on the browser using the default Cast plugin on Chrome. This plugin does not interact with the Ooyala player. This will mirror the content on the Chrome tab.