Video Previews Are The NEW Animated GIFs

Video previews is a new term and some people find it confusing. In this post we will try to clarify the differences between a video preview and an animated GIF, and explain why at Vid.Watch, though we support both video and GIF formats, we highly recommend using only video previews.

A bit of history.

GIFs were originally developed as lossless image format for low-resolution, limited colorspace images. At the time, color screens were very limited in their abilities, and processors were not capable of playing back multimedia. Animation was added to GIFs to allow various images (frames) in the file to be painted with time delays, to create moving pictures – which usually meant simple animations rather than video content. Animated gifs can be set to play this sequence of frames multiple of times. It can define a smaller rectangle to be rescanned instead of the whole image, and browsers or other displays that do not support animated GIFs typically show only the first frame.

The size and color quality that result when converting videos to animated GIFs can vary significantly depending on the input video and the compression choices made by the converting software. A big factor reducing image quality in GIFs is the need to reduce the colorspace; some video frames suffer more than others when their colorspace is reduced. Moreover, GIF color palettes can be reused between frames, which further reduces the colorspace usable in encoding each frame, or replaced at the cost of increasing the file size. Converting video to animated GIF requires clever choices of when to replace the color palettes. Either way, a series of frame images that vary in their color table into a composite animation tends to yield larger files at lower quality; a video trailer that picks a variety of highlight frames from movie is one of the hardest use-cases for GIF size optimization.

A video preview is a short muted video clip that is automatically created to highlight the story of a the original video. A while ago it was common to create these short clips manually, but with the amount of video uploads websites need to maintain on a daily basis, it just doesn’t make sense.

When we started to plan and develop Vid.Watch, around two years ago, previews were not yet a common video experience as it is today, and animated GIFs were everywhere. On websites and social networks, in digital advertising, GIFs were used to promote video content and for marketing. The main reasons for their abundance were the simplicity of inserting animations in existing elements, and their near-universal support by devices and browsers. But today, video support has become ubiquitous, and dedicated preview players can easily be integrated to put them everywhere, making animated GIF an anachronism. .

Let’s talk numbers.

While a high-quality short clip of 3-6 seconds in AGIF weighs at least 2MB, MP4 or WEBM files with the same content weighs around 3%-6% of its animated GIF size all while maintaining higher visual quality than the animation. These days, when you’re aiming to promote multiple videos on your website, it would be a nuisance for your users (and for your CDN bill) to download and play multiple files, each weighing several megabytes.

Some examples.

Below you can see a 9-second video clip that was automatically generated by Vid.Watch from the Sony BRAVIA 4K HDR TV on Youtube. Our video clip weighs 182KB.

Now let’s look at the following high-quality animated gif that was converted from the short video clip above; Both have the same content and same length, however – the animated gif below weighs 2.9MB.

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Vid.Watch’s Preview as AGIF

Are you saying we should stop using animated GIFs?

Of course not! Animated gifs have their pros. Their near-universal support means they can be easily integrated through your marketing channels, they can be easily created and are supported by most of the platforms, applications and tools you’re probably using. They can even be played by most e-mail readers. But for digital video content in the web, the “NEW animated GIFs” – “video previews” are your way to better performance.

Still Confused?

If you’re still confused about whether you should be playing videos or displaying animated GIFs on your website; if you want to start playing automated or non-automated animated GIFs to promote your video content, or if you already do it manually and you have some questions about the differences between animated GIF, MP4 and WEBM, just email us at [email protected] and our team will be more than happy to help you.

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Vid.Watch: The Top 10 Tips To Help You Choose The Right Video Preview Solution

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A video preview is a short video that gives an informative outline of a story’s contents. They are not like the trailers at the movies, or the ads on TV. Instead they are 3-30 seconds muted videos that deliver an improved video browsing experience, help users make decisions regarding what video to watch, improve video interaction and increase user acquisition, user engagement and user retention.

While tech giants like Google, Facebook Oath and Netflix are playing their own video previews, which were tested and developed for years and which defer in the video experience, previews’ length, quality and product’s goals – you need to make your own choices to choose the right solution for you.

Read Vid.Watch’s “Top 10 Tips” to make sure you choose the right preview solution.

1. What platforms does it support? What browser?

Some solutions support only specific operating systems, devices and browsers. Even Google Search is only supported by Chrome on mobiles. Make sure that the solution you’re considering is both a cross-platform and cross-browser solution.

2. Does it support low-end devices?

Users in many countries still use slower devices and you don’t want to miss them. Make sure the provider you’re choosing is capable of playing video previews on devices that have a lower performance but that will still provide a superior experience to your entire audience, without fail.

3. How much time does it take to generate new video previews?

To stay relevant and keep your users engaged, you must publish multiple videos each day. Your video previews should be available in minimal production time to maximize your performance. Make sure to choose a scalable solution that can process any amount of videos in the shortest time possible.

4. Is there a limit to the video’s size and length?

Most video preview solutions within the industry have limitations on the size and length of movies. Make sure to find a provider that supports your content.

5. Does it support the content genres you create/play?

Some video preview providers only support one genre of content. Make sure your video preview provider has the technology to generate superior video previews that fully promote, provide and enhance your content.

6. Does it maximize your performance? Significantly increase revenue?

Personalization is the key for maximizing your performance. Make sure your provider supports it. One size fits all works to some extent but when every increase counts, personalization will always bring the best results.

7. Is it a proven solution?

You don’t want to take chances and risk your website with a non-proven solution. Make sure to check that your provider has had happy and engaged customers for at least six months.

8. Every brand has its own voice

You put tons of effort on creating the right product with the right experience that represent your brand’s voice. Your video content is unique, your users are unique and your video previews should deliver the same experience. Be sure that your video previews provider is capable of delivering a tailored experience that will work for you.

9. Mouseover or autoplay?

You can use video previews to improve your video browsing and you can use them to promote specific videos by auto playing them. Some browsers may not allow you to auto-play videos. Make sure your video previews provider delivers a video previews player that supports the method you wish to use, that can efficiently play the number of videos you need to play, all the while providing a non-intrusive, resource-efficient video experience.

10. What do you need to do in order to test the solution?

Experimenting with a new solution requires your team’s attention and a budget. Multiple companies will reach out to you and so you need to choose what to bet on. Make sure to check what is required of you to valuate the solution. Does it require integration, or is it simply one line to add? How many hours will be required from your DEV team? Do you need to provide an A/B testing feature or does the solution come pre-equipped?

Vid.Watch (2015) helps publishers, marketing agencies and video content providers to maximize their video strategy on any channel, platform and device by automatically generating personalized scaled video previews.

Vid.Watch: 5 major reasons to use video previews as part of your online strategy

Video is a vital part of any successful digital, mobile and social network strategy. 2017 has undoubtedly been a year where video previews have proved their value through enhancing the user video browsing experience, increasing user engagement and maximizing revenues.

A video preview is a short three-to-thirty seconds’ outline of the videos’ contents, encourages users to watch it and helps them make a decision as to if they will play the full version. Video previews are automatically created and played and thus provide an improved digital, social and mobile experience. Previews are muted and are generated to help reach KPI targets in user take up, engagement and retention.

This is why Vid.Watch has listed the following five major reasons and how playing previews will positively contribute to your overall strategy.

1. Improve your user acquisition performance

With ever increasing amounts of online distraction it’s difficult to get a viewer’s attention. Static thumbnails go unnoticed and even when they are clicked, an image with a title doesn’t say much about the content you’re trying to promote; Some viewers bounce after they discover they clicked a video they didn’t expect to watch; Others who could be easily converted to loyal users, are not engaged to click by the static experience. This is why you need to make a significant effort in choosing the right combination of a title and image that will bring new users to your website and manually create multiple video teasers for each marketing channel you are working with.
Playing previews as part of your marketing strategy — as part of your marketing emails, content discovery platforms, and more, will help you acquire more users. By creating the right video experience for every marketing method and channel you use, relevant viewers will take notice and a potentially become loyal audience, and thus regular revenue, will frequent your site.

2. Improve your user engagement performance

Video ads generate the highest revenues; however, on average a user only watches one video per session. Playing video previews dramatically increases your click-through-rates, helps your users choose what to watch (and thus securing their engagement and willingness to watch ads).
Playing high-quality video previews which are tailored to your brand and content, created in scale, and efficiently-played on your website will increase your click-through-rates dramatically, increase your session depth rates and the overall number of watched content.

3. Improve your users retention performance

Playing personalized video previews to promote popular videos on your website — or in subscription e-mails — generates a fuller more interactive experience, helps your users choose what to watch and therefore lowers their frustration after making poor decisions that used to be based on the content of a static thumbnail. By giving your users value, and helping them find the content they love — you’re establishing a loyal audience that will stay longer, watch more and come back again and again.

4. Improve your video monetization strategy

Adding previews on your website creates a new dimension for ads that was never there before. Your users get used to this new video browsing experience and you can enhance it to increase your revenues by replacing some of your video previews with promoted previews or short-ads. Not only do you increase your profits by promoting your popular content, you also increase profits by promoting external paid for video content. These days, when six-second ads have become a standard and browser companies start to block auto-playing video ads with audio, it’s the right time to start using muted video previews and start making more profits!

5. Improve your mobile strategy

Increasingly more users experience your website via mobile devices. Engaging users with mobile video content is even more challenging than on PCs — video thumbnails are very small, users are pickier in their choices, and are very concerned about wasting their battery and data allowance on a video they didn’t expect to watch.
Helping them make the right video decisions, in a non-intrusive, battery efficient way, that works on every mobile device and browser, is just what your site needs to increase the number of video views via mobile users.

Vid.Watch (2015) helps publishers and marketing agencies to maximize their video strategy on any channel, platform and device by automatically generating personalized scaled video previews.

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How To Add Video Previews On My Website?

If you heard of Vid.Watch before, you probably already know how useful Vid.Watch is with dynamically generating superior animated previews, transforming them to their required dimensions and delivering them through a fast CDN.
But what about playing animated previews instead of static thumbnails on your web application? From small to large thumbnails, on any browser and any device, wether you’d like to play them on mouseover or simply autoplay them, they should be generated, delivered and played efficiently, offloading their processing and delivery from your servers and improving your website’s performance.
You can always do it yourself – hire a team of video experts to manually create video previews to any video you upload to your site, access them through a CDN and make sure to update these video previews when they change. You can then update your website and native apps code to autoplay them or play them on mouseover; Your manually-created video previews will be played, but the experience won’t be smooth, engaging and efficient; Without using a dedicated video preview player, low end devices may not be able to play your animated previews and other will get an intensive resource consuming experience.
To maximize your user engagement, you can develop a platform that will generate multiple superior video previews per video and user, programmatically learn which animated preview maximizes user engagement of each user and develop your own smart algorithms, so it will never stop improving.
Or – you can let Vid.Watch do it. Automatically.
In this post we want to introduce how to add Vid.Watch previews to your website. Not only you get personalized video previews that are automatically generated  in no time, it also simplifies and streamlines the process of uploading video previews to the cloud and playing them through a CDN.
If you haven’t done so already – register on our website and you’ll get one line of JS to add to your website.
How is this done? First, sign up with your work email and website address.

Our team will then contact you by email and ask further questions in order to make sure you’ll get the user experience you’ve been dreaming of.

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In 24 hours, you’ll get an email with one line of JavaScript, tailored to your website.
The JS line will be similar to the following line:
<script src="//animatedpreviews.vid.watch/{company_id}">

Once you add it to your website code, your website starts playing video previews based on your requests and the magic starts :-).

Vid.Watch AI-powered animated previews solutions provide a huge range of features and offers you maximal flexibility to boost your website’s performance. Contact us for special requests, additional information and for any question at [email protected].

Can I Also Display Video Previews On My Website?

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Displaying video previews has become a world standard in 2017. Youtube tested this functionality for a year and a half, Oath worked for two years till they started implementing them on their products, and Netflix launched their video previews on 2016 and they keep improving their technology. It’s great for all these tech giants but what about you?

Providing fully programmatically video previews, that are engaging and professional and deliver the right message and experience for any brand, video, genre, user, video quality etc. isn’t a trivial task.

As a software developer you may think, what’s the hassle? I’ll take the first x-seconds or randomly choose some scenes and it will somehow work out. Once you start playing with huge amount of videos, only then you understand that making it really work, automatically, requires years of knowledge and expertise in this domain only. And even then, our world keeps changing, users keep changing – things that engage your users today won’t necessarily engage them tomorrow – each website has its own voice, users are different, videos are different – in content, quality and multiple other parameters. One size fits all just doesn’t work in this case.

It’s not only the depth of understanding that you need to have in video technologies, there’s an expertise you need to gain on what works and what doesn’t for video previews – What works for genre A or B? How to make sure you create a non-intrusive experience which increases user experience and maximizes your user engagement from video content? What makes user X engaged and how user Y reacts to the same experience? How to concurrently play multiple videos efficiently?  How to make sure your website gets the user experience that fits your brand and product?

We have a long history of developing scalable video, user profiling and AI based products – for mobile and web. In fact, our main line of business is to help startups, companies, websites and mobile apps maximize their user engagement from video content. And we use our artificial intelligence algorithms to generate and play superior video previews that will maximize your performance.
In recent years we’ve built substantial infrastructures to deliver top notch video, AI and user personalization platforms. At Vid.Watch, we’ve taken this expertise to build an AI platform that maximizes user engagement from video content, while taking into account users data, video content, context and additional parameters – we call it “Vid.Watch Maximize”.

What does it do?

Vid.Watch is a SaaS that takes the hassle out of generating and playing video previews that maximize your user engagement from video content.

Videos on your website, videos on your mobile apps. Vid.Watch takes care of your entire video previews management, generation and playing pipeline, while programmatically learning what works for you and what doesn’t and makes decisions that maximize your user engagement. Wether your users are browsing from mobile or desktop. Easily video previews generation without installing any complex software. Smart autoplay and mouseover on mobile apps, mobile web and desktop – cross platform and cross browser. Integrate Facebook or Twitter to bring users back to your website. Get your video previews delivered from fast CDNs, and much more. Simply put – if it’s video previews related, let Vid.Watch do it.

We love developing algorithms and seeing our customers (and their users) enjoying our video previews performance. We have a lot we want to tell you about Vid.Watch Maximize, about our ideas, plans and upcoming features. More than that – we want to hear your thoughts, your input, your unique video previews requirements. So bookmark this page, subscribe to our blog and come visit us. Drop us a line and tell us how Vid.Watch can help you.

We hope to hear from you soon!

Maximize User Engagement With iOS And Android SDKs

Today we are releasing our Vid.Watch SDKs for Android and iOS. This software developer kit (SDK) enables publishers and VOD providers to easily build the Vid.Watch video previews and previews player they love directly into native Android and iOS apps.

Vid.Watch supports mobile web (including low end devices) since its early days. This announcement is another step in our mobile product strategy. Vid.Watch is committed to delivering the tools that our customers need to reach users who prefer native apps over mobile web.

Any App, Any Video URL, with Smart Autoplay

You can use the Vid.Watch SDK to add video previews and previews player functionality to virtually any Android and iOS apps. For example, you autoplay video previews for videos you’d like to promote on your mobile app or autoplay your entire video content. You can do all of this while retaining full control over the user experience of your app, as well as your in-app branding. And you can choose to maximize your user engagement by letting Vid.Watch make the decisions for you, based on its AI algorithms.

Apps built with the SDK will integrate with our Vid.Watch video previews engine and analytics services. However, unlike many other SDK offerings, we do not require you to use specific hosting services; You can use the Vid.Watch SDK for Android and iOS with video content that is hosted anywhere you want.

Key Features

  • Automatic generation of video previews for your entire video content on mobile
  • Autoplay video previews which maximize user engagement
  • Video previews and analytics API
  • Efficient implementation, no abuse of resources
  • Easy integration
  • Includes a basic sample app to get you started

Licensing Info

The Vid.Watch SDK for Android and iOS is licensed under an annual contract with a monthly subscription fee. For more information and pricing on the SDK contact us at [email protected].

Free Trial For 30-days!

There’s never been a better time to hop on the Vid.Watch train, or help someone else get on board! We are happy to announce our new 30-day free trial for which you can register online!

Only two steps are needed to spark video previews on your mobile and web and take your digital user experience to new heights:

  • Create an account with your work email and accept our terms of use here.
  • A day later, you will get an e-mail with one line of JavaScript that you will add to your website.

And.. that’s it!

 

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Vid.Watch’s Fully-Automated AI-Powered Video Previews

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Video previews are simply everywhere these days. It’s just impossible to ignore this amazing upgrade in user experience! There are 3-second video previews on YouTube, 6-second video previews on Google search, and 30-second video previews on Netflix. What platform doesn’t use video previews? Yet, like much everything else in the world, not all “video previews” are created equal. Not all video previews provide the same user experience, and not all VOD providers and publishers use them for the same purpose.

A short 3-second video preview will obviously not provide the same user experience as a 6, 10 or even 30 second video preview. While a super short video preview may have the look and feel more of an an ad – and therefore will be most likely used to promote paid content by autoplaying it – longer video previews provide an improved user experience and help the user make more rewarding decisions regarding the content they’re about to watch.

Different VOD providers and different publishers like to suggest different user experiences to their customers, depending on their KPIs, brand, website structure and audience type. At Vid.Watch we support a long list of templates and configurations for video previews based on multiple parameters. Our platform can – through programmed code – choose to display the most engaging video preview for each and every content type and user profile (Vid.Watch Maximize™). However, in this post, we will not expand upon this, or look at Maximization solutions, but instead focus on the quality of our video previews and the superior video browsing experience they generate. An experience that truly is second to none!

Vid.Watch’s Video Previews Vs. X-first Seconds Video Previews

We could always keep writing about how amazing our platform is, about what a superior browsing experience we provide to our customers’ users but… it’s much better to just demonstrate it!

Using the following posts you will experience examples of video previews that are generated by our fully-automated “AI video previews generator” compared to the front running alternatives.

This time we will contrast a Vid.Watch 10-second video preview to an alternative video preview that runs through the first 10 seconds of a well known movie. We will explain why the X-first-Seconds platform can not be used for video browsing, and also provide some highlights regarding the way Vid.Watch always delivers exactly what every customer needs.

Users will settle for nothing less than the very best experience

Let’s take a look at the movie Kill Bill Vol. 1.

If we take the first 10-seconds of this movie, we get the following video preview (this is not what we do, but an example):

Vid.Watch’s video preview for Kill Bill Vol. 1:

NOT Vid.Watch:

It’s quite clear that after watching the first-10-seconds of this movie, while browsing for video content on a VOD platform, that it will only make users frustrated. If the user doesn’t know what ‘Kill Bill’ is, and is trying to make a decision as to watch it or not, displaying the first-10-seconds, which are slow and ineffective at highlighting the story, will only see users switching off. Instead of engaging its users, it will frustrate them, annoyed that you wasted their time with a video preview that doesn’t help them choose a video they want to watch.

In fact, most openings of movies and series episodes are just not relevant for previews:

  • With lots of titles and credits, they are not relevant for engaging users.
  • They will most likley be super slow, and when only a few seconds into the video preview, you’ll lose your users – they will watch other movies or leave your website, angry that you tried to promote content without delivering a message!
  • With TV series all episodes start with the same opening, displaying the logo and credits etc. Now imagine, browsing through a TV series’ episodes only to see the same video preview again and again and…

Your users deserve, require and demand a superior user experience and they have no reason to compromise. Any you know what, with Vid.Watch they don’t have to!

A great video preview is worth more than a thousand words!

Now, let’s experience the output of Vid.Watch Previews™, which intelligently picks the highlights of a video, based on computer vision and artificial intelligence algorithms. It’s easy to see that the story is delivered in an amazing way, with extremely professional video editing and an engaging storyline. It doesn’t feel like the usual trim of X-first-Seconds, or a cut and paste mess from several frames of a movie. It instead delivers exactly what customer’s want.

Quality Of User Experience Is Key

Keith Hernandez, Bleacher Report’s svp of strategy recently said: “The quality of user experience is key. You want an active, not passive, viewer, that’s so excited about what you’re doing that they want to share it.”

It’s no loger enough to upload videos to your website and display a page full of static thumbnails. Your users expect, need, in fact demand a high quality interactive user experience.

Of course it’s impossible to manually promote all your online video content by creating a superior and engaging manual teaser to each video.

With the increasing amounts of online videos and when video is gaining a significant role in any digital experience – the ones that will provide the most amazing user experience in this new era, will last and lead. Always ask yourself – Does my website generate an amazing user experience that makes my users stick to my brand? Love it? Proud of it? Share it? And there’s no better way than seeing real analytics numbers that show an amazing increase in performance.

If you too need to automatically display engaging, high-quality video previews on your website and mobile apps, if you too want to improve your click-through-rates and user engagement and if you care about user experience and want to remain at the top, or if you have additional questions – reach out to us, at [email protected], we’re always ready to help!

2017: The year that video browsing experience will be remembered

From the early days of “automatic video generation” of trailers for YouTubers and bloggers, to our scalable SaaS platform for publishers and VOD providers, we’ve come a long way.

When we started to work on Vid.Watch we wanted to help YouTubers and bloggers reach ever bigger audiences, to establish and increase their revenues from video content.

How did we do it?

Well, we’ve built an intelligent and scalable SaaS platform that analyzes and measures what type of trailer or promo will have the best performance for each video’s content, and which trailer will engage each type of user. We have established how to secure success!

We’ve put every ounce of focus and talent that we have on building the most beautiful and engaging video trailers; ones that only look and feel as if a professional video editor has created them. “Computer vision” and “deep-learning algorithms” are used to intelligently pick highlights from each movie, all the while making sure to take into account that different trailers engage different users: Not every customer responds to the same message.

We quickly discovered a market that benefits enormously from our smart solutions. We recognized that our platform – built-to-scale – perfectly matches large websites that uploads thouands of videos each day – and that means publishers and VOD providers, just like you.

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Two years ago when we were imagining what Vid.Watch should look like on a publisher or a VOD site, it is in no way surprising that we knew video previews would play a significant role. It just couldn’t be any other way.

At that time online video had become increasingly important, consumers were already comfortable with using the Internet to watch TV, and Facebook announced that within a year or two the social network would be mostly video based. With an ever increasing amount of video content on publishers’ websites and VOD providers, it was clear that something needed to be done in regards to the online video browsing experience.

By incopproating the world’s top engineering and video experts we’ve managed to build the absolute best video preview generator available.

From our first clients, both publishers and VOD providers alike, we’ve seen amazing performance thanks to our solutions, and we are immensley proud to say we’ve managed to significantly improve our customers’ user experience and increase their user engagement.

We’ve developed our own highly optimized video preview player that perfectly handles any amount of video on any site, without putting any individual computer’s CPU or RAM under any undue pressure.

While online video content and some other video players can make your website CPU usage sky-rocket, Vid.Watch’s preview player plays any video format by delivering the perfect user experience.

Fast forwarding to 2017: Displaying video previews while browsing for video content has become a world standard – Google, YouTube, Gmail, Oath (Yahoo+AOL+..), Netflix, voot.com (Viacom18), India Today, Facebook and many more media outlets already use this video browsing experience.

This new video user interface uses video more broadly to make content viable in real time, helps viewers decide whether to watch a video and can be viewed almost anywhere. As publishers and VOD providers that upload dozens or even thousands of videos each day, you probably know you have less than 1.5 minutes to capture a users’ attention and get them excited about a title – that’s why introducing video previews into the video browsing experience is so valuable.

If you are still confused about what a video preview is – here’s an explanation: A video preview is a specifically generated video outline that helps viewers click more confidently by highlighting the story.

They aren’t like the traditional movie trailers that you are familiar with from your TV and movie theater experiences; nor are they animated gifs, which are mostly used for online advertisements. Vid.Watch’s proven numbers show that people, who see our video previews, not only watch more but are engaged more.

Our smart learning platform generates and decides which video preview will mostly engage your users, and the results – as proven time and again – are just amazing.

Vid.Watch’s video previews are available on any device, any browser and any App. They work within a minimal production time, can be launched on any website within less than 24h, and are generated by the most intelligent platform that makes everything look and feel like magic.

Publishers and VOD providers that want their online video experience to evolve to one that provides greater choice, better context, and a richer representation – that offer a more consumer-friendly experience – are already displaying our video previews.

As video continually plays a bigger part in our lives so will it continue to play an increasing role for both publishers and VOD websites, especially when they enhance the global video experience.

We are continually researching and developing the best video browsing experience generator in the world, and hope you enjoy Vid.Watch’s video previews: Happy browsing!

Vid.Watch. Always with you.

Integration with any analytics service!

MixPanel, Google Analytics and other analytics services are now integrated with Vid.Watch

MixPanel users, Google Analytics users and users of any other analytics service, can now include Vid.Watch analytics data directly into their analytics service’s reports.

After it’s been widely tested by our customers, we are happy to launch our new Frontend Events API integration! Vid.Watch’s clients can now fire any JavaScript event to Mixpanel, Google Analytics or any other analytics tool they already use.

Our clients can now track occurrences of video teasers using their own analytics tool. E.g. On mouse over and mouse out, they can track if the video teaser is actually displayed. The new API Integration provides our customers with various additional events, which are unique for Vid.Watch. For more information and how to enable it, ask your account manager at Vid.Watch.

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