Ads and Live Streams

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You can configure ads to use with live streams.

Supported Ad Plugins for Live Ads Integration

The following ad plugins support integration with live streams:

Supported Ad Positions

Ads for live streams are supported for the following ad positions:
  • pre-roll
  • mid-roll

Configuring Ads for Live Streams

Setting up ads for live streams is very similar to setting up ads for a VOD asset. The key difference is that, for live streams, the duration is unknown. Therefore, when you configure the ad position for a mid-roll ad in the Backlot UI, you must specify Time (not Percent).
This configures the ad to play a set time after the video started playing.