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Video player requirements

All video players must provide capabilities that the manifest server relies on to insert ads and to enable ad tracking.
To use the Primetime ad insertion API, a video player must satisfy the following:
  • Can track playhead position as content is played back.
  • Can request tracking URLs at the times specified.
  • Runs on a device platform that supports HLS v3 or later, including:
    • PTS discontinuities as marked by EXT-X-DISCONTINUITY tags
    • EXT-X-DISCONTINUITY-SEQUENCE
    • EXT-X-PROGRAM-DATE-TIME
    • EXT-X-START
  • Runs on a platform that supports HTTP redirects and parsing JSON.
  • Runs on a platform that supports CORS.