Chromecast Supported Features

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

The Ooyala integration with Chromecast supports the following player features.

Player Features Type

Streaming Protocols

Note: You need to ask Brightcove Technical Support to enable an HLS , MP4, or Smooth processing profile for Chromecast for your account.

HLS (Baseline)

Note: If you use OTS for transcoding, only baseline profiles are supported. However, if you use remote transcoding or transcoding other than OTS, baseline, main, and high profile are supported.

Content Protection Digital Rights Management : PlayReady with Smooth
Device Registration
Concurrent Streams Limit
Geo Restriction
Syndication Rules
Ooyala Player Token
Content Types VoD (HLS, Smooth, MP4)
Live (HLS, Smooth)
Remote Assets
Closed Captions VOD
Live (HLS and eHLS only)
Ooyala IQ Analytics Ooyala IQ tracks Chromecast device plays. You can monitor Chromecast receiver analytics by looking at data for browser=chrome, deviceOs=chromecast, and deviceType=settop.
ABR regulated by Google's Media Player Library HLS, Smooth
Cross Device Resume iOS, Android
Error Mapping You can map custom error messages on the Receiver and Sender
Sample Apps We provide sample sender applications for iOS and Android. The sample default and custom receiver applications (ChromecastSampleApp) are now open source at and