The TVSDK player can play digital Video Player Ad-Interface Definition (VPAID) ads and display the ad loading status. If there are errors in the ad, or ads are taking too long to load, TVSDK ignores these ads.
Video Player Ad-Serving Interface Definition (VPAID) provides a common interface to play video ads. VPAID provides a rich media experience for users and allows publishers to better target ads, track ad impressions, and monetize video content.
The TVSDK supports the following features:
Version 1.0 and 2.0 of the VPAID specification
Linear VPAID ads on video-on-demand (VOD) content
Flash VPAID ads
VPAID ads must be Flash-based, and the ad response must identify the media type of the VPAID ad as
The following features are not supported:
The TVSDK dispatches the following events:
AdStopped event, the TVSDK resumes the video content.
If you specify a value of zero, TVSDK attempts to load the ad until it loads or an error has occurred.
If the ad takes too long to load or there are errors in the ad, the TVSDK can ignore the ad, and the next ad in the ad pod is automatically played.
AuditudeSettings.customAdLoadTimeout setting specifies a number of seconds greater than zero, the TVSDK attempts to load the ad to the specified duration. If it cannot load the ad, the ad is skipped. For example, if you configure
AuditudeSettings.customAdLoadTimeout:5, the TVSDK attempts to load the ad for a maximum of 5 seconds. If the ad still does not load, it is ignored.