JW Player Launches Innovative Video Recommendations Engine, Increases Publishers Ad Revenues Up to 50%

Publishers that “Flick the Switch” turning on JW Player Recommendations on average see lift of between 20% to 50% in views & ad revenue within the first month of implementation. JW Player’s powerful recommendations engine drives greater engagement and revenues by collecting more signals with high quality viewer interactions to help uncover relevant connections and make stronger recommendations.

JW Player Launches Apple TV App Builder, Signs Tasting Table as Pilot Customer

JW Player, a leading digital and mobile video platform and player company, today announces its Apple TV App Builder, a new open-source product within the JW platform. The Apple TV App Builder enables JW Player customers to develop a customized app for new Apple TV devices (fourth generation) with no coding, minimal configuration, and no additional cost. This solution is the industry's first free app framework for Apple TV, and the newest addition to JW Player's suite of video products.

JW Player Raises $20M To Expand Its Video Platform

JW Player added more than 4,500 software-as-a-service customers and doubled revenue in the past year, and it now reaches more than 1 billion unique viewers in a single month. It’s also announcing that it has raised $20 million in Series D funding.

JW Player Delivers Premium Video Player Features for the Mass Market with Release 6.11

JW Player today announced the release of the latest version of its media player, JW Player 6.11. This release of the world’s most widely distributed video player introduces significant upgrades to JW Player’s support for HLS, providing publishers with up to 50 percent faster video streaming capabilities, multi-language soundtracks and captions. In addition, JW Player 6.11 includes support for Chromecast in Flash. These enhancements provide unprecedented video power, speed and capabilities at an affordable price to the mass market of video publishers.