Can NextKast run in the Cloud on a Virtual Server?
YES, Nextkast has the ability to run on a windows server ( for example windows server 2012 in the ‘Cloud’) This option will allow you to run your station from a server farm with more robust internet connection and backup power etc… Instruction are on page 48 of the user manual.
Can I REMOTE voicetrack on PC or MacOS?
VoiceTracking (remote and in studio), configure via files sharing, TCP direct connection or even email. Allows editing and updating of current on air hour, built in multi layer able audio FX buttons for background track,sound effects etc. Ability to configure an external audio editor to edit voicetracks directly from VT editor. Also allows for linein to be recorded with Voicetracks (call ins), local custom audio processing per VT user. In addition each hours segue points can be customized by user. Semi-Live Remote Voicetracking, Voicetrack current hour minutes before airing. PC[available now] and MacOS[beta]
Can Nextkast Merge Logs from Natural Log or Marketron and others?
Nextkast has a great flexibility in merging commercial logs from all most used traffic systems. The merging can occur on log creation or even manual for quick changes to advertising schedules.
How does Nextkast perform in Live Radio Environments?
In working one on one with many live stations we have several cool features live presenters love. For example you can prerecord a voicetrack for current hour in our playout screen even including phone calls and editing of voicetrack with external editor. A second screen can also serve as the search screen for tracks to be inserted live.
Can Nextkast run in a Multi network configuration (affiliates)
Nextkast has the ability to use one main station and content provider for music and voicetracks and then allow each affiliate to broadcast local imaging and commercials as needed.
Can I use Multiple Soundcards
Yes, Nextkast allows each player, sample buttons, in studio preview player, and Main Mix to be assigned to individual sound cards.
Can I use external music scheduling software with Nextkast
Yes, Nextkast can import playlist generated from most of the popular music scheduling software.
Can I switch to Satellite feeds / triggers
Yes, Nextkast can receive triggers from SAT boxes and other devices to activate program commands as well as run external audio sources through the automation when required.