Friday, 5 April 2013


TV Everywhere has announced that its VidZapper enterprise video platform now features a drag and drop video player builder enabling users to build sophisticated video players with no coding skills in just minutes.

The system generates HTML5 and Flash and dynamic video players and support features that include:

·         ·         Scalable and configurable player layout with brand, image or colour backgrounds
·         ·         Components including social sharing, video titles, playlists and schedules
·        ·         Powerful video search function
·        ·         Customisable controls
·         ·         Hotspots and hotlinks
·         ·         Scriptable components
·         ·         Cut and paste integration with Twitter, Facebook, Disqus, Polldaddy, Ebay, Amazon and thousands of other online apps
·         ·         Customisable HTML5 and JavaScript containers

The generated players work across all common platforms including PC, Mac, iOS and Android and on most web browsers, including IE7 which is still common in many workplaces.

Examples of videos created using VZ Player Builder can be found here.

“The management of online video has come a long way in a few years,” comment TV Everywhere CEO Iolo Jones. “But most of the systems are still very complex to use and do not offer a great deal of flexibility. YouTube, for example, is great if you want their branding all over your website.

“What we’re done is launch a complex application that is very easy to use and should appeal to developers and non-developers alike. We believe that it will be particularly useful for companies who do not want to want to have YouTube or third party branding on their websites or mobile apps.”

The Player Builder requires a VidZapper account that can be requested from

The Player Builder user interface - image may be copied and reproduced

 The resulting player - image may be copied and reproduced