TV (Connected & Linear)

Connected TV

Format

  • .mp4
  • .mov

Min. Resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels

Aspect Ratio: 16:9

*854x480 or 1024x576 standard definition video is accepted only at 16:9 aspect ratio

Compression: H.264

Target Bit-Rate: At least 2.5 Mbps for 720p

Frame Rate: 23.976, 24, 25, 29.970, or 30 FPS

Audio

  • Format: AAC
  • Sample Rate: 44.1 or 48kHz
  • Sample Size: 16-bit
  • Channels: Stereo (L R)

Please Note:

The VAST response should include two MP4's - one low-resolution (1280x720), and one high-resolution (1920x1080).

For Example

<MediaFiles>
<MediaFile id="1" delivery="progressive" type="video/mp4" bitrate="1000" width="1280" height="720">
  <![CDATA[https://cdn.flashtalking.com/2342/sunny_weather_low-res-ad.mp4]]>
</MediaFile>
<MediaFile>
   <MediaFile id="2" delivery="progressive" type="video/mp4" bitrate="5000" width="1920" height="1080">
      <![CDATA[https://cdn.flashtalking.com/2342/sunny_weather_high-res-ad.mp4]]>
  </MediaFile>
</MediaFiles>
Linear TV

High Definition

Format

  • .mpg
  • .mov

Min. Resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels

Aspect Ratio: 16:9

Chroma: 4:2:2 (HP@HL)

Interlacing: 1080i *Upper/top field first or 1080p (Progressive) or 720p (Progressive)

Compression: H.264

Video Bit-Rate: 45Mbps - Constant

Frame Rate: 23.98, 29.97, or 59.94 FPS

GOP: Long GOP (IBBP)

Closed Captioning: 608 or 708 captioning with afd flags

Audio

  • Format: MPG or PCM
  • Sample Rate:48kHz
  • Bit Rate: 16, 24
  • Channels: Stereo (L R)
  • CALM ACT: 24 LKFS plus or minus 2dB
  • Peak Audio: True Peak level should be kept below -2 dB TP

Standard Definition

Format

  • .mpg
  • .mov

Min. Resolution: 720 x 512 pixels

Aspect Ratio: 4:3

Chroma: 4:2:2 (HP@HL)

Interlacing: Upper/top field first

Compression: H.264

Video Bit-Rate: 18Mbps - Constant

Frame Rate: 29.97 FPS

GOP: Closed Long GOP (IBBP)

Audio

  • Format: MPG Layer 2
  • Sample Rate:48kHz
  • Bit Rate: 384 kps