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Media Cast

MediaCAST is an open and interoperable digital content management and video streaming solution. It provides you with tools to create, manage, and deliver live and on-demand multimedia anytime, anywhere. Access your digital repository from any device with internet connectivity, including computers, display screens, projectors, mobile devices, and iPads.

User Accounts
All CPS staff have an account to login into MediaCAST. The username/password is the same as your CPS network account. Login to MediaCAST >>

Help & Support
If you need assistance using the MediaCAST system, please contact the Technology Support Technician, Library Media Specialist, or the Instructional Technology Specialist at your school.

To schedule a live taping, click here.

For login issues, email the Help Desk.

Browser and Operating System Requirements
PC Computers

Add your organization's MediaCAST URL as a trusted site
Minimum OS: Windows XP
Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer (8.0+)*, Firefox (10+) and Safari (5.x+)
Windows Media Player (11+)
Flash Player (10.3+)
Silverlight (5.x+)
Java (1.7.x+)
Disable XSS Filter (Internet Explorer 8+)
Enable cookies
Enable Java_Script
* Internet Explorer 8.x+ strongly encouraged

MAC Computers
Minimum OS: 10.4
Silverlight 3.0+
Supported Browsers: Firefox (3.x+) & Safari (3.x+)
Enable cookies
Enable Java_Script

Workshops
Open to all CPS staff.
None at this time.

 

Handouts & Tutorials
CPS Tagging & Naming Protocol
View the proper naming and tagging protocols when uploading a resource to the MediaCAST system.

Introduction to MediaCAST
Overview on searching, the toolbox, using favorites, snag a segment, URL builder, and the standards builder.

Digital Library Management
Learn how to upload/edit/update resources and how to use resource collections.

Enhancing Instruction with MediaCAST
Learn how to find and share media in the classroom. Also view instructions on how to reserve, add a favorite, create a segment, build a URL, or link to a standard.

Tech Spec Recommendations for Video Upload to MediaCast
Learn about video conversion and recommended file formats to upload to the MediaCAST system.]

How to embed a MediaCAST video into a Google Site (this link is only accessible to CPS Staff)