The QuantumCast Playerservices are a collection of scalable and highly available system services for player clients. This system service delivers all types of metadata to player clients, e.g. web player, apps, skills, etc. With stream start using a unique listener id, the client connects to QuantumCast-Player services and receives synchronized metadata in real time for general or a unique listener session. Inside the metadata content several types of information can be delivered, e.g. title, artist or cover, but also control commands and opportunities to show commercials. By now only artist and track title together with a timestamp are garanteed to be delivered. The available data fields depened on what the playout system sends to the metaport.


  • HTTPs, HTTP (polling with server-side cache)

  • Websockets (real-time)