Video player ad-serving interface definition (VPAID) 2.0 provides a common interface to play video ads. It provides a rich media experience for users and allows publishers to better target ads, track ad impressions, and monetize video content.
The following features are supported:
Version 2.0 of the VPAID specification
For more information, see IAB VPAID 2.0.
Linear VPAID ads with video-on-demand (VOD) content
In Flash fallback mode, Browser TVSDK supports only Flash-based VPAID ads.
The following features are not supported:
The following API elements support VPAID 2.0 ads:
getCustomAdView method of
MediaPlayer returns a
CustomAdView object, which represents the web view that renders the VPAID ad.
For more information about the
getCustomAdView method, see MediaPlayer API documentation.
MediaPlayer.setCustomAdTimeout(int milliseconds) sets the timeout on the VPAID loading process.
The default timeout value is 10 seconds.
auditudeSettings.ignoreVPAIDAds, allows you to ignore VPAID ads received from the Auditude server. The API does not work for Flash Fallback.
While the VPAID ad is playing:
The VPAID ad is displayed in a view container above the player view, so code that relies on taps by users on the player view does not work.
Calls to pause and play on the player instance pause and resume the VPAID ad.
VPAID ads do not have a predefined duration, because the ad can be interactive.
The ad duration and total ad break duration that are specified in the ad server response might not be accurate.