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Instreamatic VAST (WEB ONLY)
Instreamatic allows you to request ads in VAST format.
In order to do so, make an ad call to http://x{number}.instreamatic.com/v5/vast/{site_id}, where site_id is a site identifier.

The test tags

777 and 420 - Test IDs
Please use these parameters only for testing purposes. We will provide your actual site_id after the integration is complete.

Ad request parameters

You need to use the following construction in order to send parameters e.g. targeting details:
http://{subdomain}.instreamatic.com/v5/{format}/{site_id}/{player_id}?slot={slot}&noad={noad}&preview={preview}&user_id={user_id}&ip={ip}&gender={gender}&age={age}&country={country}&region={region}&media={media}&{variable}={variable.value}
Where:
Parameter Name
Description
subdomain
Ad server. Can be x or x3 depending on which VAST you will use.
format
Server response format. Can be vast or DAAST.
slot
The slot type - preroll/midroll/postroll. Can be empty if you don't need to specify the slot type
preview
Flag for tests. Not to be used in production environment.
user_id
Optional user identifier, you will receive the necessary information on it from support if needed.
ip
ip address for geo-targeting
gender
Gender parameter for targeting
age
Age parameter for targeting in min-max format
country
Country code in a format ISO 3166-1 alpha-2
region
Geoip code for a region
media
Preset for the format of your creative: mp4, mp3, ogg. (if needed)
idfa
Advertising id for iOS
advertising_id
Advertising id for Android (gaid can also be used instead of advertising_id)
user_agent
Can be used if you need to specify a certain platform in ad request
type
Campaign type (any|radio|digital|voice)
variable
Custom variable for precise targeting needs. Please contact support.
You can also use 'Variables' for additional targeting options. You need to discuss variables names you want to use, and their values with your manager.
Then you will be able to use it as follows:
{variable.name}={variable.value}, for example:
https://x.instreamatic.com/v5/vast/420?genre=pop
Example VAST usage for JWPlayer 6
jwplayer("player").setup({
file: "http://content.jwplatform.com/videos/bkaovAYt-640.mp4",
width: '640px',
height: '380px',
aspectratio: '4:3',
primary: 'flash',
advertising: {
client: "vast",
tag: "//x3.instreamatic.com/v5/vast/777"
}
});
Please find the documentation on VAST format for reference - https://www.iab.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/VASTv3_0.pdf