9 - Viewer & customer Experience

The “dialog” box on the components (mosaics and carroussels)

We have optimized the dialog on your page components to make it more dynamic and modern. The dialog is a display option that allows your viewers to have more information about your content without having to click on it to open the content page. By holding the mouse over the content a bit, the content […]

Customize the sign up fields of your platform

On your OKAST platform, by default the sign up page displays the following fields: First name Lasy name Email address A strong password You can decide to add custom fields during registration if you wish to request specific information from your viewers, such as an address, a country, a preferred language, a gender, an age, […]

Create and moderate an interactive chat during live streaming

When you launch a live stream, you have the possibility to display an interactive chat module where your users will be able to interact: comment, ask questions, send emojis etc… This feature is only available for customers with the Live Streaming RTMP option (available from Start plans). Note: your users will only be able to […]

Allow your users to create their own custom playlists

On your platform, you can offer value-added features to your users, such as allowing them to create their own content(s) list(s). You have actually 2 options: 1/ My List: this option is available to all OKAST customers and allows users to add content to a single list (My List).  For more information, you can consult […]

Activate the “play next” feature on your platform

It is possible to authorize a “play next content” feature on your platform. This way, your viewers will watch automatically the next content without needing to do anything! This is how the next content is “chosen” by our system: If the content is in a playlist, then the following content in the playlist is played […]

Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) in your customer payment flow

The new European directive on online payments introduces the notion of strong customer authentication (SCA) when you process with an online transaction (more info on our blog article on strong authentication for VOD services). When you start an online payment, there will now be a two-factor authentication system, which will differ according to the banking […]

Thumbnails: a preview of your content within the video player

On your OKAST platform, when encoding your video content, we automatically generate thumbnails (images) from your content throughout the process:     Your viewers can now get an overview of the video content with a simple mouse over within the progress bar of the video player:     Quite convenient when your viewers want to […]

Algorithmic video recommendation

Creating a platform with OKAST allows you to benefit from the expertise of our Research and Development team for your video streaming platform. For example, we have developed the algorithmic content recommendation to give your viewers an awesome experience and increase the overall retention.     How the algorithmic video recommendation works? When a viewer […]

Advanced search bar features on your video platform

Creating your video platform with OKAST offers many benefits and value-added features to your users. Among these, an advanced search bar is available. With this feature you make it easier for your users to find the content they are looking for.     How the search bar works? We have developed a search algorithm that […]