DashBid Launches Multi-platform 360-Degree Video Ad Unit for VR

Posted 9/27/2016 2:02:38 PM by RICHARD HARRIS, Executive Editor

DashBid Launches Multi-platform 360-Degree Video Ad Unit for VR
DashBid has released  DashBid360, the first 360-degree video ad unit that runs on almost all platforms and screens.

DashBid360 ads provide immersive, interactive video experiences. Users simply move their mobile device or mouse to view the advertising from every angle.

Sales of virtual reality equipment are forecasted to top $1 billion this year and reach $21 billion by 2020. Studies show deep user engagement in virtual reality environments1, and 360-degree video ads are growing in popularity with major brands and publishers2.

With DashBid360, publishers can now offer advertisers a way to give users a high-quality, high-impact 360-degree video experience. 

Features of the new ad unit:

- Keeps the user on the page
- Is compatible with all existing ad units on desktop and mobile
- Works without requiring any virtual reality equipment or platform
- Works in-app and on web pages, both in-stream and out-stream
- Is HTML5-compatible
- Reduces bandwidth and battery consumption via adaptive streaming technology

Supports iOS 8, 9 and 10, Android, and Windows Mobile.

Read More http://www.dashbid.com/...


About the author: RICHARD HARRIS, Executive Editor

As the Publisher and Editor for App Developer Magazine, Richard has several industry recognitions and endorsements from tech companies such as Microsoft, Apple and Google for accomplishments in the mobile market. He was part of the early Google AFMA program, and also involved in the foundation of Google TV. He has been developing for mobile since 2003 and serves as CEO of Moonbeam Development, a mobile app company with 200 published titles in various markets throughout the world. Richard is also the founder of LunarAds, a mobile cross-promotion and self-serv mediation network for developers. He has been a featured presenter at trade-shows and conferences, and stays active with new projects relating to mobile development.

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