Digital video solutions leader further expands extensive platform lineup with 360° video technology, only OVP with SDK’s to empower publishers of any size to create VR video apps. This launch combines the new 360° capabilities of JW Player, the massive global scale of its platform, and the innovative technology to power the next stage of virtual reality viewing.
The world’s most widely distributed digital and mobile video solutions company launches first-of-kind one-click free video web app builder to its best-in-class streaming platform. JW Showcase is a free and open-source video web app builder that makes it easy for anyone to create a video website without writing a single line of code.
Univision Communications Inc, the leading media company serving Hispanic America, recently tapped JW Player for its diverse portfolio — from television to hundreds of interactive offerings — providing a robust and flexible solution to serve its rapidly growing online and mobile audiences.
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 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 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.