Playout Hour Analytics Export Definitions Playout Hour Analytics Export Definitions

Playout Hour Analytics Export Definitions

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In this article, you'll find the instructions for enabling exports directly to your S3 or GCS bucket along with detailed definitions of the current metrics used to detail the Playout Analytics reports. These metrics are displayed within our Playout Hours API endpoint and will allow you to better track and understand the viewership and performance of your playout channels, per region, and destination, among others. 

 

Enabling S3 Exports

To configure an S3 export, follow the instructions below

  1. Navigate to Settings
  2. Playout Settings
  3. Select S3 in the drop-down menu
  4. Fill out the required fields to connect your S3 bucket

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Enabling GCS Exports

To configure a GCS export, follow the instructions below

  1. Navigate to Settings
  2. Playout Settings
  3. Select S3 in the drop-down menu
  4. Fill out the required fields to connect your GCS account

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Data Definitions:

 

site_id The ID of the customer property in Zype
video_id Video ID of the VOD being streamed in the playout channel
video_title Title of the VOD asset in the Zype CMS
session_id The ID of an ongoing play event, unique to the session of a user
channel_id Playout channel identifier
channel_title Playout channel name
playlist_id The ID of the playlist to which an asset, within that playlist, is being streamed
playlist_title Name of the playlist
block_id The ID of the block to which an asset, contained within that block, is being streamed
block_title Name of the block watched
partner_id Distribution destination identifier (e.g. pluto_tv)
country_code Code of the country were the content is being streamed
user_agent User Agent of the device requesting the content
city City where the request is being made from (if available)
state State where the request is being made from (if available)
zip_code Zip Code where the request is being made from (if available)
client_id Synthetically generated unique device identifier. (unique hashing of IP address & user-agent)
play_count This is identified as a start event from a unique session, per asset
duration_watched Duration of the playback session in seconds
duration_watched_hours Duration of the playback session in hours
dma_code DMA code where the request is being made from (if available)
event_dt Date of the request
first_play_start_time First play event within a unique session (in UTC)
last_play_start_time Last play event within a unique session (in UTC)

 

If you have any further questions regarding these metrics, please reach out to support@zype.com

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