JW Player’s annual JW INSIGHTS conference on May 19 brought together experts from top video publishers and industry-leading technology companies to examine the exploding online video space. Although speakers presented a diverse range of opinions in the discussions, nearly every JW INSIGHTS speaker acknowledged that mobile is a primary challenge facing the video space.
JW Player today officially calls for young filmmakers in the greater NYC-area to submit short videos for consideration for The JW Player Filmmaker Awards. Two prizes will be awarded, one in the category of "Best Short Film", and the other in the category of "Best Direction". Each winner will receive $1,000 to be applied towards the cost of education or film production.
JW Player today revealed an A-list group of brands planning to participate in JW INSIGHTS 2015, the second annual conference being held in New York City on May 19, 2015. With more than 2,000 expected attendees in-person and via the web, JW INSIGHTS 2015 brings together prominent thought leaders and influencers in online and mobile video for NYC's premier video technology event.
Syndicaster, the end-to-end Video Services Platform licensed by 30% of all news producing local network affiliates in the U.S., and JW Player, a leading online and mobile video platform and player technology company, today announce the integration of JW Player into the Syndicaster Video Services platform to serve as the default video player.
JW Player, a leading online and mobile video platform and player technology company, today released the first version of their JW Player SDK for iOS, expanding their comprehensive mobile strategy and enabling publishers to make their video content accessible on all mobile platforms. As the consumption of mobile video continues to rise, this software developer kit (SDK) allows publishers to easily build JW Player video playback and advertising features directly into native iOS apps.
JW Player today announced the release of the JW Player plugin for WordPress.com VIP. Now, WordPress.com VIP Enterprise customers have full access to the power of the JW Player and JW Platform from within their VIP admin page. “The goal of JW Player from the start has been to make it as simple as possible for publishers of all sizes to deliver broadcast quality video to their audience. The release of the JW Player plugin for WordPress.com VIP customers builds on our mission of providing the best video experience for our customers and their audiences,” said Jeroen Wijering, co-founder and creator of JW Player.
JW Player, a leading digital and mobile video platform and player company, today announced that over 1 billion unique monthly viewers watched video on the JW Player during December, marking the first time the company has surpassed the billion viewer milestone in a single month. This achievement caps off a strong 2014 during which the company’s revenue and customer base grew exponentially and solidifies JW Player’s leadership position in driving the next phase of innovation in digital video. “To have over one billion people watch video on JW Player’s products each month is truly humbling,” said Dave Otten, CEO and co-founder of JW Player.
JW Player, a leading online and mobile video platform and player technology company, today announced that its software developer kit (SDK) for Android is now available for licensing. With consumers already watching an average of 11 more minutes of video per day on mobile devices than on desktop computers, the JW Player SDK for Android makes it easier for developers to engage with new and existing audiences across all Android devices. “The exponential growth in mobile video consumption and the incredible enthusiasm we’ve seen from video publishers has led to a high demand for the JW Player SDK for Android during Beta testing,” said John Luther, VP of Connected Devices at JW Player.
JW Player, a leading online and mobile video platform and player technology company, today announced that one in seven people on the planet and one in three people in the United States and Europe watch online video content delivered by it each month. These findings are among the results of the first quarterly JW Trends in Online Video report, which looks at the state of online video across six continents.
Womensforum.com, a longtime leader in the online women’s lifestyle space, has teamed up with JW Player to upgrade its WomensForumTV platform with a host of first-to-market benefits. By combining modifications to Womensforum.com’s proprietary content management system (CMS) with JW Player’s comprehensive digital video platform technology, the solution will enable an entirely new premium digital video ad solution.