Features and technical data of Quantum Cast:


  • Skip titles
  • integrated listener drop-off protection
  • 99,9% availability
  • No channel limit
  • no transcoding limit
  • integrated ad-delivery
  • freely configurable bitrates

Technical Data

  • no upper limit for platform size, automatic scaling of platform
  • DAAST adserver interface
  • Beep and flipbit recognition
  • Metadata trigger
  • Expandable streaming codecs, currently: mp3, AAC, AAC+
  • Podcast interface
  • HTTPS encryption per default
  • Streaming protocoll: HTTP, HLS
  • Segmented & Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (MPEG-DASH)

The Quantum Cast platfom is a network of different services. The streamABC audio-streaming-CDN is part of the Quantum Cast platform. In theory it can be scaled endlessly by using the infrastructures and ressources of multiple carrierr-ISPs. Scaling is performed automatically within moments. Primary purpose of the Quantum Cast platform is the fully automated provision of an unlimited number of audio live-streams, audio on-demand content, personalized playouts und supporting services. All services are running on multiple redundancies and are distributed over several datacenters. Permanent monitoring of all services combined with fully automated routing assure an availability of 99.9%.

The Quantum Cast platform can be scaled into dedicated carrier ISPs. The steamABC audio-streaming-CDN is currently (Nov. 2017) five selected carrier ISP infrastructures. The ressources of local carrier-ISPs can be added as long as those ISPs comply to the required standards for infrastructures.