OmniVirt Helps VICE launch “Three Sixty” Ad Product

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This Monday, VR/360° video ad startup, OmniVirt, launched a 360° execution on VICE.com. VICE’s new ad product, called “Three Sixty” launched today bringing the trailer for Beyond The Frame into VICE’s mobile and desktop ad inventory. This video series was created for the Samsung VR app on Samsung Gear VR. And, with this new ad product, VICE can now showcase the trailer of the series through its existing desktop and mobile ad inventory. Coming out of the NewFronts this year, it was clear … [Read more...]

OmniVirt Powers VR/360 ° Video on Twitter

360 video on twitter how-to

Last year, YouTube and Facebook both launched support for 360° video within their core app experiences. Up until now, the solution to run a 360° video on Twitter still required you to tweet a link to YouTube that usually resulted in the following experience. There must be a better way of doing this on Twitter, right? That is why OmniVirt has built an easy way to power 360° Video right from the Twitter feed. One Tap to Virtual Reality. We enable 360° video to be viewed right from Twitter … [Read more...]

Use 360° Video with MRAID

360 Video MRAID

Power 360° video across all MRAID inventory Promote your 360° videos from any Ad Exchange or Network that supports MRAID format Display 360° video for in-app banners and interstitial placements without leaving the app Self-serve platform available. Verify today with a sample tag on an MRAID test tool Get MRAID tag for you 360° video. Contact us at 360vr@adsoptimal.com. More info: https://360vr.adsoptimal.com/360-video-mraid … [Read more...]

Use 360° Video on Brightcove

Create VAST Tag - Grab AdsOptimalID

Power 360° Pre-Roll across all of your Brightcove managed inventory Embed 360° video in your default Brightcove tag settings. No setup change is required Serve 360° video on any Brightcove supported format, such as VAST, VPAID, or in-line display Self-serve platform available. Verify today with a sample tag on Brightcove Ad Preview tool With the growth in popularity of 360° video content, publishers and brands alike have been frustrated by the lack of standards and support across all … [Read more...]

360° Video via Ooyala

360 Video MRAID

Power 360° Pre-Roll across all of your Ooyala managed inventory Embed 360° video in your default Ooyala tag settings. No setup change is required Serve 360° video on any Ooyala supported format, such as VAST, VPAID, and in-line display Self-serve platform available. Verify today with a sample tag on Ooyala Ad Preview tool With the growth in popularity of 360° video content, publishers and brands alike have been frustrated by the lack of standards and support across all platforms for … [Read more...]

Create 360° Video VAST tag

Create VAST Tag - Grab AdsOptimalID

Power 360° video VAST across your preroll/VAST ad units 360 video pre-roll provider that supports mobile browser (iPhone, Android, iPad, Tablet) Support your existing video technology (BrightCove, Ooyala, Freewheel, etc.) Support standard VAST/VPAID/IMA ad tags It is hard to imagine a world where your YouTube video link doesn’t work on your device or your browser. But that is the world we are living in today with VR/360 content. With the growth in popularity of 360° video content, … [Read more...]

360 Video Advertising [Problem Solved]

360 Video MRAID

360 Video Advertising Made Easy Several weeks ago, The New York Times VR Film “The Displaced” won the Lions Entertainment Grand Prix at Cannes. Since then, more brands and publishers are leaning into virtual reality than ever before. However, as brands and publishers invest into VR and 360° video production, distribution of this content is emerging as a real challenge. Today, agencies are building specific Google Cardboard apps for campaigns or uploading these videos to Facebook … [Read more...]

Use 360° Video with JWplayer

use 360 video with jwplayer

With the growth in popularity of 360° video content, publishers and brands alike have been frustrated by the lack of standards and support across all platforms for their videos. It is hard to imagine a world where your YouTube video link doesn’t work on your device or your browser. But that is the world we are living in today with VR/360 content. This may look like a familiar experience: While many publishers are using JWplayer's plugin to manage and support their video content across … [Read more...]

VR View Compatibility and Comparison to VR Optimal

VR View known issues for Web:

360 videos do not work on iOS due to a known issue with iOS forcing full screen playback of videos in the browser.

360 images and videos have incorrect orientation in iOS Safari if the code and images are hosted on different servers.

360 videos do not work in OSX Safari if the media and the VR View code are hosted on different servers.

Images that are not power-of-two and square may not display correctly in Chrome and Safari iOS 8.

If you are seeking a solution similar to VR View for Web but is more streamlined, user-friendly, and compatible all major platforms, you should check out VR Optimal. Unlike open-source VR View, VR optimal is free from compatibility bugs, such as ability to support 360° video on all major web browsers (including on iOS). The service also provides content hosting. So, content creator can have a platform to distribute and share content without technical knowledge required. Here are comparison … [Read more...]

AdsOptimal Partners with BBDO and Honda to Present First Ever Virtual Reality Experience for ALL-NEW CIVIC

Honda launched 360° Virtual Reality Cardboards with AdsOpitmal

Honda, one of the top 10 passenger car brands in the world, has chosen AdsOptimal as its virtual reality content delivery partner. Honda recognizes that 360º virtual reality technology is a powerful tool to deliver engaging online content to consumers. The brand chose AdsOptimal as its partner to bring VR technology to consumers during the Honda Civic launching event on March 11, 2016, at Royal Paragon Hall at Bangkok’s Siam Paragon center, one of the largest shopping centers in … [Read more...]